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How can I stop melanocyte producing melanin?

How can I stop melanocyte producing melanin?

MELANOCYTES/MELANIN: YOU CANNOT THIS STOP THIS PROCESS SORRY ...Read more

Sebum (Definition)

The semifluid secretion of the sebaceous glands, consisting chiefly of fat, ...Read more


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Can picking out gray hair, increase its production?

Can picking out gray hair, increase its production?

This won't ^ gray: Hairs. Graying of hair is related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin b levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery ; marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. Aging is a significant >. ...Read more

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Will Accutane acne pills inhibit or reduce body hair?

Will  Accutane acne pills inhibit or reduce body hair?

Who knows???: Accutane has been associated with both hair loss and unwanted hair growth. There are actually a number of things like this in medicine, which i always find fascinating. Non-stertoidals (nsaids), such as ibuprofen, for instance can be associated with constipation or diarrhea. ...Read more

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How to stop saliva production ?

How to stop saliva production    ?

You shouldn't.: Saliva is necessary for good oral health and aids digestion. If you think you're salivating too much, contact your doctor to discuss it. ...Read more

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What foods increase and decrease DHT production?

Tobacco decreases : Dht production because blood flow testes, where Dht is produced, high cholesterol containing foods likely inhibit Dht production. Tofu and soy products can have an estrogen-like effect and decrease Dht production. Some shellfish like oysters & mussels may stimulate Dht production. Raw onions and garlic are beneficial for vascular health & thus are probably good for Dht production. ...Read more

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What is the best to stop too oily face. (Stop production sebum) beside accutane?

What is the best to stop too oily face. (Stop production sebum) beside accutane?

Oily skin: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Shower after strenuous exercise. Discuss with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Do bcaa's shrink testicles and inhibit the natural production of testosterone ?

Do bcaa's shrink testicles and inhibit the natural production of testosterone ?

No, but: They also don't do anything to help you, and can damage the kidneys. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Eat healthy and exercise for maximum benefit. ...Read more

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Will taking birth control reduce excessive hair growth?

Will taking birth control reduce excessive hair growth?

Often: It depends on the underlying cause of the excessive hair growth. If its due to too much male hormone being released from the ovaries or adrenal glands, then the pill will often help. If it's "genetic", as in some cultures, then it may or may not help. ...Read more

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Do carrots decrease sebum?

Do carrots decrease sebum?

Myth: Since carrots contain carotene which the body has the ability to make into vitamin A, and very high doses of vitamin A or its relatives (famously isotretinoin) cause loss of the sebaceous glands, there's a "pop" idea that eating carrots suppresses sebum production. You can't make carotene into vitamin A fast enough to get toxic / high levels from doing it. ...Read more

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After taking Accutane what will be the other symptom of excess androgens in females if Accutane stops the sebum without reducing DHT levels?

After taking Accutane what will be the other symptom of excess androgens in females if Accutane stops the sebum without reducing DHT levels?

Menstrual change: , if you have pcos you may miss many menst. Periods, lose scalp hair, grow hair in the wrong places, and get more acne. If you do not have a tumor, your dr. May give you spironolactone or a birth control pill: some are better than others. Often both are used. ...Read more

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Help! my doctor say excessive ejaculation/masturbation increases hormone levels & DHT production in body which cause baldness in me.Depressed ?

Help! my doctor say excessive ejaculation/masturbation increases hormone levels & DHT production in body which cause baldness in me.Depressed  ?

Myths: You need a new physician. Masturbation is normal, natural, and without health consequences. Being a man and having the genes you have gave you hair loss. All men masturbate. All men are not bald. Your physician lied to you! ...Read more

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I have EXCESS PRODUCTION OF SEBUM IN SCALP Plus HAIR LOSS.So Which is the best product to CONTROL EXCESS SEBUM PRODUCTION available in INDIA???

I have EXCESS PRODUCTION OF SEBUM IN SCALP Plus HAIR LOSS.So Which is the best product to CONTROL EXCESS SEBUM PRODUCTION available in INDIA???

Sebum: Overproduction of sebum of the scalp may be a sign of seborrhoic dermatitis which is caused by a fungus. I believe you can get head and shoulders shampoo in India or Nizoral (ketoconazole) if available ...Read more

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Have sebum plugs that clog pores on chin, caused by excess testosterone = excess sebum. Appears dry and dehydrated, but not. How to treat it?

Excess?: You're a 22 year old male, this is likely normal. However, younger patients need to dry the skin, whereas older patients tend to need to moisturize. Proactiv is a possible treatment, but you may need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dermatologist told frequent ejaculation i did (my age18 male) increase testosterone production increasing DHT level cause hair thinning/baldness in me?

Dermatologist told frequent ejaculation i did (my age18 male) increase testosterone production increasing DHT level cause hair thinning/baldness in me?

Myths?: I am sorry to report but your 'doctor' has given you inaccurate and untrue myths. This 'physician' told you myths that are completely untrue and repeatedly proven to be false. I would avoid any further contact with this physician. They do not have your best interests at heart. Masturbation does not in any way have any correlation to hair loss. Period. True. Scientific. ...Read more

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What is the best to stop too oily face. (Stop production sebum) beside accutane?

Oily skin: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Shower after strenuous exercise. Discuss with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Drs. Is there a medicine for excess production of sebum ?

Yes and no: While there is no medication specifically designed to reduce sebum production...Isotretinoin can by decreasing the size of the sebaceous glands. Photodynmamic therapy with levulan can accomplish this same result. ...Read more