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Treatment for hair fall?

Treatment for hair fall?

Depends on cause: Do you mean hair loss? Using rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia (finasteride) can help slow down or reverse male pattern hair loss. Taking vitamins and supplements may help with hair health if nutritionally deficient. If there is an underlying medical condition causing hair loss, then finding and treating the cause (ie: anemia, thyroid disease) may help. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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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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My hair is falling, is there any natural remedies to stop hair falling & regrow fallen hair?

My hair is falling, is there any natural remedies to stop hair falling & regrow fallen hair?

Falling hair: Yes there are natural remedies. It's likely a thyroid issue but not to worry. You can start supplementation of l-tyrosine, selenium and iodine. Orthomolecular products has a great supplement called thyrotain which has worked well with patients. U may have to buy it online or ask a trusted natural food store for a good thyroid supplement. U don't need thyroid hormone just supplements. ...Read more

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Hair falling for solutions?

Hair falling for solutions?

Alopecia: This is difficult to answer, there are many causes of hair loss, many of these are self limited and will resolve with time. If the hair loss is in patches it could be due to fungal infection. Other causes may include thyroid problems. Male pattern baldness is normal phenomenon for many men. You need to be evaluated by a medical provider. ...Read more

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Solution for hair fall and healthy hair?

Solution for hair fall and healthy hair?

Healthy hair: There are many possible causes for hair loss. The dermatologist can work you up to determine cause. That way, treatment can be targeted to correct the problem.For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green > ...Read more

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Can mesturbation cause hair fall for girls?

Can mesturbation cause hair fall for girls?

No.: Masturbation would not cause hair loss in men or women. Alopecia has several potential causes including malnutrition/vitamin deficiencies, infection of the skin/hair follicles, autoimmune disease, mechanical factors (constantly pulling at hair for example), hormone changes, high emotional or physical stress and severe illness (eg end stage liver or kidney disease) ...Read more

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My sister is facing hair fall. Kindly suggest a way to control hair fall.

My sister is facing hair fall. Kindly suggest a way to control hair fall.

Find the cause: First the cause of the problem has to be diagnosed before a treatment can be offered or recommended. ...Read more

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Dandruff and hair is falling, why is this?

Dandruff and hair is falling, why is this?

Cause for Hair loss: You need to find out why you are losing hair. Hair loss can be a sign of hormonal imbalance such as thyroid or sex hormones. Certain medications can also cause hair loss. Poor nutrition can also cause hair loss. You get the picture. It is important to see a doctor to help you figure out what might be causing your hair loss Take care ...Read more

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Sir I am using minoxin 5plus.At first hair fall stops without regrowth of lost hairs but now hairs begins to fall. ?

Sir I am using minoxin 5plus.At first hair fall stops without regrowth of lost hairs but now hairs begins to fall.

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Can happen: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can make sure there's not another cause for your hair loss. This can happen with Minoxidil but as you continue the hair gets thicker and thicker. ...Read more

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I have hair loss problem. And dandruff on my head. Can't get rid of dandruff. Is my hair fall due to dandruff? Thyroid is ok. No heredity of hair fall

I have hair loss problem. And dandruff on my head. Can't get rid of dandruff. Is my hair fall due to dandruff? Thyroid is ok. No heredity of hair fall

Separate problems.: The real name for "dandruff" is seborrheic dermatitis. Effective otc shampoos all contain either tar, salicylic acid, zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, or a combination of them, so look for those ingredients. Dandruff does not cause hair loss, so that is a separate issue, with many possible causes. Your dermatologist will have to run some tests to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Does Brazilian blowout hair treatment cause the hair to fall out ? Is it suitable for highlited hair ?

Brazilian: I am not sure if a "brazilian blow out" hair treatment is the same as a general "brazilian."...But a "brazilian" generally means/refers to when the pubic hair is totally removed, obtained as a personal preference of some women. ...Read more

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Advice for stop hair fall&suggestion to grow hair in blank place?

Rogain and biotin: To slow down hair loss the best combination is topical Minoxidil (rogaine) twice daily and biotin (5000 units a day). Biotin is part of the vitamin b complex. This combination should also increase the strength and thickness of your hair shafts. Now, to grow hair in an already blank space is the billion dollar question. Currently only hair transplants work. Cloning is in the future. ...Read more

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My hair is dry and it has wet dandruffed. Continue hair falling give me suggestion to prevent hair falling.

Separate problems.: These are separate problems. You'll find many effective anti-dandruff shampoos in any drug store; if those don't work a dermatologist can prescribe a stronger prescription shampoo. As for hair shedding, you normally shed 60-100 hairs per day, all of which will grow back. If you're losing more than that, see a dermatologist to determine the cause. ...Read more

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When my hair is long, i find out that the tendency of my hair fall increases rather than having a short hair. does long hair cause more hair fall ?

Long hair: Long hair should not cause your hair to fall out. It seems to be in vogue for men and women. I would start with a visit to a hair stylist - they can check things out, direct you, and likely sell you appropriate gels atc. Expensive? - probably. Worthwhile? - almost certainly. ...Read more

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What causes hair to falling out? Take vitamins and Biotin but have weak nails and falling out hair:(

What causes hair to falling out?
Take vitamins and Biotin but have weak nails and falling out hair:(

May be hypothyroid: Hypothyrooidism is a common condition that often causes hair loss (hyperthyroidism may cause too but less commonly). Unfortunately many docs don't diagnose it properly, thinking someone is normal unless their TSH is 4.5 or higher when most who are hypothyroid have "normal" TSH's. A holistic/integrative doc will do more exhaustive tests. See http://tinyurl.com/koyamo5 and http://tinyurl.com/pxz8mkd ...Read more

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Is it possible sir to prevent the alopecia hair fall ? Minioxidal helps in hair regrowth but it does not stop the hair fall ? .Thx .

Is it possible sir to prevent the alopecia hair fall ? Minioxidal helps in hair regrowth but it does not stop the hair fall ? .Thx .

Hair loss: Unless you know the cause of hair loss and that cause is a reversible one, then you can do something about preventing it. Otherwise, you only can treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have hair fall problem. I should shampoo my hair daily due to dandruff problem. Due to which my hair becomes dry. How control hair fall.

I have hair fall problem. I should shampoo my hair daily due to dandruff problem. Due to which my hair becomes dry. How control hair fall.

Consult a deramtolog: There are number of different factors that produce hair loss..From hereditary to hormonal to environmental etc.. Probably your best bet is to consult with a dermatologist that has a special interest in hair loss. He or She will examine your hair/scalp and provide you with a good indication what is the root problem of your hairloss.. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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