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Increasing Hair Growth Naturally
No such thing: "natural" means nothing. Poison ivy is natural. So is lead and cyanide. You want to know what is effective and safe and affordable. First you need a diagnosis. See a dermatologist. Meanwhile there is no harm in a try of (generic rogaine) minoxidil. It costs $4 a month. Only after religious use twice a day for 3 months can you see a result. If you like the result, continue forever to continue the. ...Read more
None: Androgenetic alopecia, the hair loss experienced by most adults as they age, can be helped by taking a vitamin called biotin, 3,000-5,000 mcg/day, and applying topical minoxidil solution. Massaging the scalp seems to help as well, but specific oils are not needed. Other treatments require prescription. ...Read more
Hair growth is increasing slowly on my body. I have to trim monthly.Othrwise they grow much.head hair falling speedily.im 31 years old unmaried female?
Hirsutism + alopecia: Hyperandrogenism may be leading to what sounds like hirsutism (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hirsutism/basics/definition/con-20028919) & male pattern baldness (yes, I know you're female: http://goo.gl/RrYj7U). Maybe I jumped to conclusion & it's hair loss (alopecia) due to excess thyroid hormone or stress or infection or immune system issue. Bottom line, go see Family Doc for eval ...Read more
My friend is having irregular periods like 3 months once and hair growth. Suggest her some foods to overcome it naturally without medication.
Excess hair growth: Irregular periods and excess hair growth may be a sign of a hormonal imbalance. In these conditions, there can be increased blood sugar, prediabetes or diabetes. Dairy foods and foods that have high carbohydrates (bread, pasta, potatoes, rice, etc) contribute to increased blood sugar and Insulin resistance. If the irregular periods continue, an evaluation by a gynecologist is a must. ...Read more
Few options: If you have excessive hair growth then you would need to determine if this is normal growth for you or excessive growth due to some medical problem. Most likely this is something you are pre-determined to have. In that case then hair removal options like laser or electrolysis would be your best bets. ...Read more
Diet: Cut back on fatty foods and eat plenty of fruits, vegetables and fish. I know diet seems unrelated to your hair, but it makes a huge difference. It also improves your body at the same time. You may want to take some vitamin tablets, but i suggest you ask someone behind the counter for advice on which ones are best for your hair growth. Most recommended seems to be b-complex. ...Read more
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