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Thin Hair Thick
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
Might not be able to: There are a number of products that may help.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 (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). ...Read more
Sure: Based on phase of hair grow you can have differing strands. ...Read more
Biotin: The over-the-counter supplement biotin is thought to help growth of hair and nails. ...Read more
I have chemically damaged my hair once and after that the first time i shaved my hair i got thick damagedhair but after shaving4times i get thin hair?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Is there any way to lighten and/or thin the thick, black hair on my legs? Shaving constantly gets annoying!
Hello I'm 17 I have really thin straight hair and it falls out quickly even when I brush it all my family members have thin hair I want to know will my hair ever grow thick or will it stay the same
Is there any way to help grow out thick hair? Im 19 yrs old & 3 yrs ago I dyed, straightened & washed a lot but I stopped 2 yrs ago. Its slowlu groeing but I can see my scalp at the top of my head & thin hair growing out
Yes: See your doctor. Occult thyroid or nutrient deficiencies could be affecting you. If you had thick hair before you treated it then you can have thick hair again. Many benefit from silica..In the form of a supplement called hair, skin, and nails or horsetail, consider a chinese medicine consult with a trained practitioner as herbs can help balance you and restore normal function. ...Read more