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Hypothyroid after adding raw broccoli to diet last year, quit eating it 2 months ago and my symptoms cleared up apart from hair loss, will it regrow ?

Hypothyroid after adding raw broccoli to diet last year, quit eating it 2 months ago and my symptoms cleared up apart from hair loss, will it regrow ?

FORGET ALL THIS: Broccoli, raw or cooked, has nothing to do with thyroid. In fact, NO FOOD CAUSES LOW THYROID. You neglected to mention why you think you had hypothyroid or what your symptoms were. Look around and see how many men your age have lost scalp hair. If you think you have a medical problem, see a Dr. ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr
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Hair Loss (Definition)

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


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Woman;s hair loss from a crash diet?

Woman;s hair loss from a crash diet?

Will stabilize: The hair will return over a period of 6 months but rogaine (minoxidil) could be used in interval as stimulant to hair growth. Suggest checking blood for thyroid status, as well as iron levels. These can contribute to hair loss. ...Read more

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I have hair loss problem..What I should include in my diet to make my hair good?

I have hair loss problem..What I should include in my diet to make my hair good?

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, etc, ...). 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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Iam a 25yrs lady, how to prevent hair loss? Wat is the diet..

Iam a 25yrs lady, how to prevent hair loss? Wat is the diet..

Hair loss: Hair loss is less common in women than in men. If you are healthy, i would recommend well balanced diet that has plenty of necessary vitamins and nutrients. Nothing special and by the way you don't need to supplement with any artificial vitamins. Make sure to treat your hair gently and apply as less chemicals and subject it to as least thermal damage as possible. ...Read more

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What are the different ways or diet to prevent hair loss and baldness to women?

What are the different ways or diet to prevent hair loss and baldness to women?

Baldness in women: Before this question can be answered it is very imperative that you find out the cause for hair loss. These are plethoric and you should be seen by a competent dermatologist to elucidate what if anything may be causing the loss. ...Read more

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My hair loss in starting stage and it's on further head so what's best medicine and food to stop hair loss and increase hair.?

My hair loss in starting stage and it's on further head so what's best medicine and food to stop hair loss and increase hair.?

See your doctor: Unfortunately there are no foods to stop genetically driven hair loss. There are medications that may help, but you should consult your doctor first. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001177.htm. ...Read more

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After the birth of my son I have had severe hair loss, I have started eating necessary hair foods but the thickness and growth isn't back, how can I gain back?

After the birth of my son I have had severe hair loss, I have started eating necessary hair foods but the thickness and growth isn't back, how can I gain back?

Time is the answer: The stress of childbirth can often cause hair loss. Fortunately this is temporary. It will grow back. There is nothing that needs to be done, and supplements won't help. Just continue eating a healthy diet. ...Read more

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I am 23 and i suffer from hair loss, what should I do?Is there any diet or prescription ?

I am 23 and i suffer from hair loss, what should I do?Is there any diet or prescription ?

Need diagnosis: It's best first to find out what might be causing your hair to fall out. Start with your primary care doctor, who may be able to diagnose the problem or refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


Dr. Emily Altman
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Alopecia (Definition)

Alopecia is a term describing the loss of hair from the head or body. There are many potential causes including hairstyling routines ...Read more