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Keratin Treatment Didn T Work
I have had problems with hairloss after a keratin treatment. I will never get it again, but can I expect the problems to stop ever?
Main one: Main one would be hair breakage and allergy to the chemicals in the treatment. ...Read more
Why is my hair shedding so easily!!!!!!!!! I don't even brush! Don't over shampoo. Never chemical colored only keratin treatment done 8months ago.
Keratin treatment without formayhde is it still bad. Isn't keratin hair protein to make it stronger. I have been using for 2 years and noy losing hair?
Hair Conditioning: Normal hair only needs a deep conditioning once a month. A deep conditioner usually needs to be left on the hair for at least 5 minutes and some up to 20 minutes. Some require a shower cap to be placed over the hair while it is conditioning. Some deep conditioners contain anti-oxidants like cranberry oil which help repair damage caused by pollution. Cranberry oil contains vitamin e, omega-3, other. ...Read more
Does keratin hair treatment prevent water from reaching my actual hair when I wash it?? Does it form a layer around each hair and do so?
Not exactly: Contrary to what it sounds like, a "keratin hair treatment" actually uses an alkaline chemical to break the disulfide bonds of curly hair and effectively temporarily straighten it. The "keratin" part of the treatment is actually the last part, that which conditions and strengthens the hair as well as reversing damage by the straightening chemical. Your hair still get wet and washed by shampoo. ...Read more
Any kind of: Trauma (heat, chemical, physical) can damage hair protein and make it break off, which you would think is "falling out". Be as gentle with your hair as possible. See a dermatologist if you have concerns. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more
I accidentally got the keratin complex treatment on my hair. I'm still breastfeeding my 6 month old. What do I do?
Wouldn't sweat it: The topical treatments you put on your skin/hair/nails/etc. do not enter your bloodstream. Only material that does can affect breast milk. ...Read more
Are keratin treatments damaging to hair? What's all this talk about the treatment containing formaldehyde...?
Yes: Yes because it changes the chemical structure of the hair. Formaldehyde is an allergen. ...Read more
I'm breastfeeding and shedding hair would it be safe to get the Goldwell Kerasilk Keratin treatment that claims to be 100% formaldehyde free?
Hair loss: Before you consider anything for your hair you should have you thyroid function checked ...Read more
I put a keratin treatment in my hair & products containing 'Sodium Chloride' will strip hair of Keratin. Does this also apply to 'Sodium Benzoate too?
Adverse Sodium Benzo:
If you mix sodium benzoate with vitamin C (and it happens that there are two types of C in Express The Truth — calcium ascorbate and sodium ascorbyl phosphate), benzene can form. And benzene is carcinogenic. In the UK, a Food Standards Agency survey of benzene in soft drinks found high levels of it in four brands, which were removed from sale.
Even without getting mixed up with vitamin C, sodium benzoate might not be as friendly as it looks. A study conducted by Peter Piper, a professor at Sheffield University in the UK and an expert in molecular biology and biotechnology, found that sodium benzoate damages cells, in an adverse way. ...Read more
I started Valtrex (valacyclovir) for hsv1 the same time I got a Brazilian keratin treatment. I have had significant (loss of ~70%) hair since. Which cause this?
Valtrex (valacyclovir) and hairloss: I know of no known reports of Valtrex (valacyclovir) causing hair loss. As well, I do not think it would interact with your brazialian keratin treatment to cause this effect. I recommend you see a dermatrologist to better evaluate what going on and determine why you are loosing so much hair. ...Read more
As a breastfeeding mother would it be safe to get the coppola keratin treatment that claims to be 100% formaldehyde and aldehyde free?
Yes.: The coppola keratin treatment should have no effects on breast feeding. ...Read more
Many doctors say keratin hair treatment causes hair loss or fall. Isn't keratin hair protein to make it stronger. I have not lost hair after 2yr kerati?
Keratin Treatment: One of the biggest concerns and cons of using keratin treatments is the risk of ones health. The department of labor issued a hazard alert for keratin treatments, stating the dangers of the formaldehyde. While keratin treatments have yet to be banned, the danger associated with being around the chemicals used in the treatment poses health concerns for both the stylist and you! ...Read more
Why do some doctors say keratin hair treatment can cause hair loss or fall. When keratin is actually hair protein. I have not noticed anything 2 year?
Depends: Like many problems I think genetics affects this so some people will not have problems. ...Read more
Dear doctor, my father is suffering from keratin pearls squamous cell carcinoma of intestine. I'm in pakistan and looking for help for his treatment.?
Complex--good luck!: Most squamous cell carcinomas arise at the anus, although rare cases of it arising elsewhere in the intestines have occured. It is important to exclude a metastasis (a spreading) from another site, such as the lungs. With the appropriate therapy, including surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy a good outcome might be possible. ...Read more
Growth products: If you are having issues with hair growth you should visit you hairdresser or your doctor or both. "High quality — inexpensive" is not likely to cover what you need. ...Read more
My hair is lifeless and falling. My doctor said the problem is the overproductive keratin. I use shampoo for this and biotin capsules. Don't work
Stress can affect ur: Hair as can poor diet, and any thyroid issues will impact this too. So, it's multifactorial and you may want to ask your doctor to check your thyroid hormone, active thyroid (T3) and T4 levels, as you could be euthyroid (normal TSH) but having signs of hypothyroidism. Also, stress and smoking can negatively impact this too. Having a diet rich in minerals support hair growth, as well as organ health. ...Read more
Too many!: Looking good & staying healthy need not be mutually exclusive goals, & the evidence shows that bkt may not be safe for anyone, least of all pregnant women. I always counsel my patients to very carefully consider what they "feed" not only their mouths, but also their skin and scalp- which are highly vascular and large "consumers" of products. Most products are never going to be tested on preggos. ...Read more
Keratin Treatment: Some keratin treatments contain formaldehyde, which could compromise your health and the health of your baby. While non-formaldehyde keratin treatments are a "probably no, " any formulas with formaldehyde are a definite no-no. Treatments containing formaldehyde can lead to cancer, so whether you're expecting or not, avoid them. Ask your stylist for the specific ingredients. ...Read more
Keratinized tissue: Most dentists talk about keratinized tissue as the tissue that helps protect your teeth. A thicker zone or width of keratinized tissue, makes the tissues more stable to avoid trauma or inflammation! Thin zones, of this type of tissue, will result in recession and bone loss with trauma or inflammation! ...Read more
See below: You probably mean creatinine in urine. Creatinine is a substance which is checked in the blood to measure kidney function. It is present in the urine normally also, and can help to accurately determine kidney function. ...Read more
Is it safe to half a biotin pill(10, 000 mcg biotin with 100 mg keratin)and take in the morning and at night.
Biotin: You can take biotin, but it really doesn' t help your hair or anything else in your body. ...Read more
Kidney function: Creatinine, not keratin, is a substance excreted by the kidney. High levels in blood may indicate decreased kidney function. Usually creatinine level is plugged in a formula, to calculate the kidney function. If the kidney function is less than 10-25%, usually dialysis is planned. If the creatinine rises from 0 to 8 to 1.6, it means 50% decline in kidney function. ...Read more
There is not better biotin. It is an OTC supplement that has no controls how what goes in it what the snake oil salesperson can tell you what it will do.
It will certainly take money our to your pocket for no good reason. ...Read more