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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Fragile Hair

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Fragile Hair (Definition)

Fragile hair is a clinical finding in which the hair is more brittle and prone to breaking. This can occur with ...Read more


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Can using only hair conditioner help prevent my fragile hair from falling out?

Can using only hair conditioner help prevent my fragile hair from falling out?

Yes: Hair conditioners coat hairs and prevent them from breaking, but make sure you avoid traumatizing the hairs too. ...Read more

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Are people with fragile hair more likely to go bald?

Are people with fragile hair more likely to go bald?

No it is not true: There is no evidence that people with fragile hair are more likely to get bald. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy for brittle hair, nails?

Is there a natural remedy for brittle hair, nails?

Check your diet: Can be a nutrient deficiency. There is a product called hair, skin , and nails that helps a lot. It is usually a silica deficiency. Another product is horsetail. You may ant to examine your diet as well and see where you can improve it. ...Read more

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I use a permanent hair dye 3 years ago and did not use the treatment came with it overtime i had brittle, flaking, hair loss with a bulb on the end?

I use a permanent hair dye 3 years ago and did not use the treatment came with it overtime i had brittle, flaking, hair loss with a bulb on the end?

See a dermatologist: There are various types of hair loss. When you see the dr bring all meds, vits, bc pills. It is not likely a result of stress or nutrition. Have you been ill, pregnant, or lost weight? Menst normal? Iud? ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for my brittle hair?

Are there any home remedies for my brittle hair?

Yes: Try not to wash your hair too often. Limit to twice a week if possible. Instead of shampoo, take a few teaspoons of baking soda and mix with a cup of warm water. It doesn't dissolve very well. Pour over scalp and work into hair. Rinse thoroughly. ...Read more

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I have a problem with my greasy hair I have to wash it everyday and that made it fragile and faint what's the solution for that?

I have a problem with my greasy hair I have to wash it everyday and that made it fragile and faint what's the solution for that?

Shampoo: It is best to continue washing daily, but use a milder shampoo, or one that contains also a conditioner, to avoid over-drying the hair and scalp. ...Read more

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Hii am 24 yr old and m experiencing severe hair fall ..My hairs have become thin n fragile ..Also there's lot of dandruff in my scalp ... Please help?

Hii am 24 yr old and m experiencing severe hair fall ..My hairs have become thin n fragile ..Also there's lot of dandruff in my scalp ... Please help?

See a dermatologist: Decrease stress. Eat a healthy balance diet which includes protein. Have thyroid levels and iron stores checked. See a dermatologist for evaluation and work-up. Topical Minoxidil twice a day is the only proven remedy to thicken hair. However, this treatment it is not appropriate for everyone (given the warnings, precautions, and contraindications). See and discuss options with a dermatologist. ...Read more