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How Many Inches Hair Grow When Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Unlikely to happen: At sixteen your growth centers may be closing and you are unlikely to grow much taller.If you want to know for sure an x-ray of your wrist ; hand can be analysed for bone maturity ; tell if the growth centers remain open to new growth.Good nutrition, rest and exercise allow a person to reach their tallest height while the opposite will stunt growth. ...Read more
It's genetic: If you're normally masculinized by your hormones, whether you get chest hair (and 95% of men in the us do) is entirely a function of your genes. Almost all men envy a guy with a hairy pelt, but most women say they prefer smooth, top hollywood stars shave it fof, and hairy guys go bald much sooner than others. Enjoy whatever the genetic lottery gave you. Paul 'best chest' newman had no chest hair. ...Read more
Because we can?: Genetics determines how much body hair a man can grow. Personal preference determines whether he shaves / trims / "manscapes" it. There's no moral right or wrong here. Many men prefer to shave and nowadays many women prefer a shaved man. If you find male body hair disagreeable, there are plenty of naturally smooth and shaved men. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Some boys have leg hair from a young age (certain ethnic groups). Now, he is done growing when he grows enough facial hair to require shaving every day. ...Read more
I don't know: of any sensible approach to slow hair growth rate. However, other options can remove more of the hair. ...Read more
16: Regrettably you are close to your final height. Over the next few years your bones will grow taller. How tall are you now and how tall are your parents and any brothers and sisters? If you are the shortest in the family now would be the time to see your doctor to make sure your growth hormones are OK. Please keep me posted. ...Read more
Hair Growth Rate: With minor seasonal variation, hair growth rates are generally approximately 1cm or one-half inch per month in both men and women. This means that in two months, your hair will grow approximately one inch. Even with a high-protein diet, nutritional supplements (biotin, etc.) and/or laser therapy (LaserCap), 4 inches of growth in just two months is simply not realistic. It normally takes 8 months. ...Read more
What can make my hair grow longer & faster? It took 2 years for my hair to grow down to my breasts when it use to be 2 inches above it. I've had a hard time trying to grow out my hair
Get into good health: If one is in good health without hormonal imbalances (such as thyroid problems), hair will grow as much as nature allows. It may be one's destiny to have slower growing hairs as one ages (but that would be considered normal). Cutting hair makes no difference in how the remaining hair grows, because the hair that is outside the skin is not alive and doesn't communicate with the rest of the body. ...Read more
1.25 cm/month: Hair grows at the rate of about 15 cm/yr or about 1.25 cm/month. Hair grows at the same rate no matter how long. It does not grow back more rapidly or thickly when cut. ...Read more
35 yr female, used to have long hair. Hair growth stunted for 10 yrs. Literally the same length, it just does not grow. Docs can't figure out why~help?
Short growth cycle: Hair goes through a cycle - growth, rest, shedding, and regrowth. You shed 60-100 hairs/day, all of which regrow. Your hair is growing; you just used to have a longer growth cycle, but now it is shorter and your hairs are shedding before they can grown any longer. Why this happens is not yet known. There is nothing to do about it until more research is done on regulation of the hair growth cycle. ...Read more
Not specifically: In puberty, growth centers have some potential for more growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but special diets or exercises will not make you grow taller than their genetic potential.If you want to know how much longer they have to grow, an x-ray of the wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can 14 yr old girl still grow tall? When dose girls usually stop growing? Can streching help grow tall too? What food help grow tall?
Depends on variables: The growth centers of your bones determine how tall you can grow.Most growth centers will close at 16-17 years of age in girls. After that happens, you can not grow taller. If your growth centers are open, a balanced diet/rest ; healthy physical activity will support good growth.There are no special diet or exercises that make you taller. ...Read more
Not 1 week !: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more
Hair loss: Hair growth after hair loss depends on the cause of the hair loss. If there is scaring hair loss, the hair will never grow back. If there is no scaring and the hair follicles are still there, rogaine (minoxidil) for men is effective. You need a scalp biopsy with a 4 mm punch to determine the type of have loss you have and that will direct the treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Used too much hair product. Some hair is falling out, now growing back as vellus hair and slowly. Will my hair ever grow back?
Should: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can find out if it will truly grow back. ...Read more
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