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How To Grow Lost Hair Naturally
I have lost a lot of hair due to syphillis. Curious if rogaine extra strength would help my hair grow back faster? Its taken forever naturally.
Is there anyway to naturally reduce the amount of hair you grow on your body as well as the thickness and darkness?
Be in good health: If one is in good health, eating a well-balanced diet, without hormonal imbalances (such as thyroid problems), hair will grow as fast as nature allows. It may be one's destiny to have fewer hairs or slower growing hairs compared with friends (but that would be considered normal). Cutting hair or conditioning hair does not change how the hair grows, because those things don't affect the follicle. ...Read more
Options: 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
How can I grow my hair straight naturally? Currently I have a wavy kind of hair. .I don't like using flat iron. . I'm irritated with my wavy hair
Genetics: I am sure you must be kidding. But there is no such process or product to change your genetics. ...Read more
I was wondering if it was possible to grow and thicken the extremely small hairs on my forehead to advance my naturally far back hairline without surgery.
I recently lost a lot of weight, and with it a lot of my hair. Is there any way to grow it back without gaining the weight again?
TE: Any significant change in your body such as a lot of weight loss can trigger shedding of hair by causing your hair to move from the growth phase to the resting phase. This is called telogen effluvium. It's nothing to worry about because your hair will grow back as long as you are eating well-balanced healthy foods. You could try biotin supplements and topical Minoxidil 1ml twice daily (2% f;5% m). ...Read more
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
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