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How To Stop Dandruff Naturally
Controlling dandruff: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, selenium or coal tar are sold in many stores. Nizoral shampoo (contains anti-fungal) is also available. Doctors may also recommend cortisone or Kenalog (triamcinolone) sprays. Prevent dryness (don't wash hair too often). A primary doctor or dermatologist can look for psoriasis, eczema, or fungal infections if unusual or worrisome. ...Read more
Hair Loss: To stop hair fall one has to determine the cause. If you have a telogen effluvium which is where the hair is shedding, then treatment is with B12 shots every month. If you have male pattern hair loss which is genetic there is the oral Propecia and rogaine (minoxidil) for men. Other causes include medications, infections, hormonal abnormalities, thyroid disease and others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
None: I cannot recommend any home remedies for your hair problems. You need to see a doctor to see why your hair is falling out. There are several possibilities, a low iron count, problems with your thyroid, recent stress or weight loss. Only then can something be done about your hair loss. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: It depends on the cause of the cough. Most acute coughs are due to viral infections, but coughs can also be caused by allergies, tuberculosis, cancer etc. Presuming you are talking about an acute infection, my favorite treatments are the herb pellargonium sidoides (sold as umcka) & homeopathy. A good article on homeopathy for coughs is http://homeopathyplus.Com.Au/coughs-and-how-to-treat-them/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to stop frizz in hair? How to grow hair longer and thicker? Best natural products to use on hair? How to get soft hair?
Hair: Have your primary doctor refer you to a Dermatologist! ...Read more
Graying of hair is: related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin B levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery & marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. Aging is a significant factor. In general – ...Read more
How to stop and reverse hair loss? I really want to stop hair thinning. Is there any way to reduce DHT levels?
Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine (minoxidil) (available OTC) can be helpful in some cases. Some men are genetically redisposed to losing hair early in life. If your father, uncles, and/or older brothers are balding then you are probably predisposed. If not, consider having your thyroid checked. Hair loss can be very disturbing to a man, but remember it is a sign of virulence, and many women like bald men. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Forgive my frankness: You're a twelve year old male. Acne is a serious, chronic, incurable disease that needs to be managed scientifically. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, phone your personal physician and ask about an appointment for prescription-strength rx. 'natural remedies' work poorly for acne and almost all other serious illnesses ; the sooner you discard superstition, the better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pimples: The pimples are probably acne and you are best treated by a doctor, preferably a dermatologist if you have a number of pimples. The dermatologist can help you with various medications and treatments, as acne requires persistant good care to keep it under control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cause: For most common kind, androgenetic alopecia, can try over the counter product called rogaine, (minoxidil) or a prescription rx called propecia, each of which can be partly helpful, but are unlikely to result in full restoration of hair. There are cosmetic procedures (ex. Hair transplant) that you could talk with a dermatologist about. Wigs & hats are an option. Or you could just "go with it". C ur doc 4 eval. ...Read more
Hair loss: Person of unknown age, gender, ethnicity or family history of hair loss asks: How to stop in hair fall? ANS: Find cause and correct. Send more information next time. Make a family tree men and women with pictures at your age and see if it runs in your family. In some balding even gallops. It that is the case live with it. Nothing you can do except get a rug/wig. ...Read more
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