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How To Use Stinging Nettle Hair Loss
Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
Dandruff?: First of all you need to make sure dandruff is not what is causing your scalp to be dry. If it is dandruff you can use selsum blue shampoo or head and shoulders or something similar. To avoid dryness do not wash it every day, use moisturizing shampoo and conditioner (in the edges of the hair, not much on the scalp). Do not dry your hair too rough with the towel or with a dryer. Eat healthy... ...Read more
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I'm 27, female. I use hair removing lotion for pubic hair. What can I use to prevent or treat the itching pimples of when hair grows back?
Stop shaving..: until skin improves then try a different method of hair removal that works better for your skin. The use of Preshave & Aftershave creams will help prevent the ingrowing of the hair. For treatment the use of creams to treat irritation and infection will do. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Using mouth wash to treat oily hair , does it work ? And what other options I can use safely since I have thin hair and hair loss problems ?
Propecia, (finasteride) transplant: Propecia (finasteride) and Minoxidil are great fir slowing loss and hair transplantation is the best means if restoring a more ukuthful hairline. Fue (follicular unit extraction) is the least invasive way of acomplishing thus goal. In my practice we use neograft to perform this procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dermatologist: Cellilitis? On no med? If you are losing hair you need to see a skin specialist for diagnosis. Meanwhile you can begin otc Minoxidil 2x a day @ $4 us per month. The generic 2% is cheapest and about as effective as more expensive products. Beware of snake oil salesmen who seem to be everywhere. ...Read more
Internet garbage: There's a "pop" claim on the internet that sexual activity causes male hormone changes that accelerate baldness. This is made up, i suspect as someone's cruel prank. Plenty of celibate clergy are bald. How fast a man loses his scalp hair is genetic, and if you'll look around, it correlates with how much chest hair he was blessed with. To look good, stay in shape. Photo guy's not worrying. ...Read more
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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?
What good hair vitamins I can use for thin hair and to stop its falling , I don't prefer using minoxidil?!
Consider evaluation: Besides using appropriate shampoo and vitamins, consider checking for hormonal abnormalities such as hypothyroidism which can present with thinning hair or alopecia. Also certain infection of the scalp can also cause alopecia. Have your doctor examine your head and hair and consider lab work. ...Read more
What supplements can I take for hair & skin? So i can have healthy hair & skin. What is the best ? & proven to work?
B Vits, A, C, D ; E: Many vitamins are needed for healthy hair ; skin, including b3, b5, b6, b12, biotin ; a, c, d, e ; zinc. The most effective for hair are e, d ; biotin. Adequate essential omega 3 ; 6 fatty acids are also important. Flax ; hemp oil ; fish like wild salmon ; sardine are good sources. Avoid sugars ; fried foods ; emphasize fruits ; veggies of all colors. See http://bit.Ly/19kfdua and my comment:. ...Read more
Hairloss postbaby: Losing hair after the birth of a baby is normal. During pregnancy hair spends a longer time in the growth phase of the hair cycle. Your hair may appear to get thicker during the pregnancy because you aren't losing as much as normal. After, it returns to the normal cycle so it seems like all of your hair is falling out. This happens even if not nursing. Give it time and all will be normal again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to use hair remover cream nair to use on sensitive areas and from what age can you start
Please be careful: I will not use any product with unknown ingredient that may get absorbed through and harm the baby-as part of being careful. ...Read more
Can we wash our hair with soap? Does it have any bad effects on it ? Do u think that thinning of hair & hairfall will stop by using soap ?
WASH HAIR WITH SOAP: WITH ALL THOSE GREAT SHAMPOOS ON THE MARKET, WHY SHOULD ANYONE USE SOAP? SOAPS LEAVE RESIDUE ON THE SCALP, MAKES IT IMPOSSIBLE TO MANAGE, AND FORMS A SCUM ON THE SCALP. IT DOES NOT WORK WELL WITH HARD WATER. AND SOAP DOES NOT HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH THINNING HAIR OR HAIR LOSS. . . ...Read more
How can I apply protein to hair naturally myself without expensive spa treatments, if eating protein does the same effect as applying directly o hair?
I want to know about how to prevent hair from dandruff and hair loss and is dandruff causes hair loss?
Maybe (seborrhea): 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
My doctor said using conditioner causes thinning of hair & lead to hair loss. Should i refrain from using conditioner for dry hair
Hair Loss: Some prescriptions may have thinning hair as one of their side effects. These include amphetamines, lithium, anti-depressants, some diet pills and chemotherapy drugs. Other causes included: genetics, sickness, hormones, thyroid disease, lupus, crash diets and others. Conditioners do not cause hair loss. ...Read more
Hello i want my arm hair to fall. i dont wanna use any product like wax or epilator or whatever. how can i reduce hair naturally ?
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