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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Fragile Hair

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What is the definition or description of: Fragile hair?

What is the definition or description of: Fragile hair?

Fragile hair: Hairs are strands that grow from the epidermis and are composed of Keratin. Fragile hair is in poor health & may break off easily. ...Read more

Fragile Hair (Definition)

Hairs are strands that grow from the epidermis and are composed of Keratin. Fragile hair is in poor health & ...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

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Best treatment for hair growth?

Best treatment for hair growth?

Depends : I assume you are referring to growth of scalp hair that is thinning out due to heredity . If that is not the case or you are not sure your best bet is to get a hair loss evaluation by a dermatologist. If you have hereditary male pattern hair loss you have two choices. Minoxidil topical works and is over the counter. Finasteride is taken orally but you need a prescription. ...Read more

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Is there any remedy for hair fall?

Is there any remedy for hair fall?

Hair loss treatment: Propecia (finasteride) is a medication used to treat male pattern baldness, not a condition that causes hair loss. There are many causes of hair loss. These include genetic (male or female pattern baldness), autoimmune (alopecia areata), telogen effluvium, and others. So, treatment depends on the type and causes of the hair loss. I would recommend seeing your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is prp hair growth treatment effective?

Platelet Rich Plasma: Very effective for hair regrowth at this point. Several research studies confirm this. Examples: J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2014 Apr;7(2):107-10. Platelet-rich plasma in androgenic alopecia: myth or an effective tool. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:760709. Epub 2014 May 6. The effect of autologous activated platelet rich plasma (AA-PRP) injection on pattern hair loss: clinical and histomorphometric.. ...Read more

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What do I do about weak, brittle and kinky hair?

What do I do about weak, brittle and kinky hair?

Hair loss: Avoid hair trauma like scratching head, using hair products, braiding, cornrows, tight ponytails, and hair extensions. The most important rule in treating hair loss is obtaining the correct diagnosis, do labs, examine you, then treat accordingly. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for bad smelling hair scalp?

What is the best remedy for bad smelling hair scalp?

Evaluation needed : You should be evaluated by a physician to see if you have a bacterial or fungal infection in the scalp. Also, conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis can have an odor if severe and left untreated for a while. Prescription shampoos and lotions may be able to help. ...Read more

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Is there a remedy to lessen the pain of hair waxing?

Is there a remedy to lessen the pain of hair waxing?

Yes: There is a homeopathic medicine that can help with the pain of trauma, whether from hair waxing or whatever. It's called arnica montana. ...Read more

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Will my child lose her hair due to leukemia treatment?

Will my child lose her hair due to leukemia treatment?

Yes: It is easiest to say yes although treatments vary. Most leukemia therapies hit rapidly growing cells (ie cancer cells) but also affect normal fast growing cells like those in the GI tract, skin and hair follicles. The idea is to strike a balance that kills cancer cells but lets the normal cell recover. So, the hair will grow back, and unlike someone my age...It will grow rapidly. ...Read more

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