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Vitamins For Dry Frizzy Hair
I have dull, dry, frizzy wavy hair. I'm seventeen and my hair is pretty thin. Any way I can improve them? Any vitamins or tablets that will help?
Possibly: There are endocrine and other problems that effect hair appearance. Nonetheless, we most often can't readily determine the cause. Most people would start with hair products that are known to moisten and thicken hair. In Chinese medicine there are herbs that could possibly help. ...Read more
Healthy hair: 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 leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts) & vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos). Avoid excessive blow dry heat. ...Read more
My hair is super dry n tangled and breaking from middle. Don't hv vitamin deficiency. What do I do plz help?
Thank you for your question regarding dry and tangled hair with mid-strand breakage. Consider as a first step pre-conditioning your hair with generous swaths of coconut oil - root to tip- before using a gentle shampoo. Wash and condition as usual and note the effect for a month.
Increase your intake of water and favor balanced meals.
Let me know how this works for you. ...Read more
I'm having hair falls, dry and damage thyroid function is fine. Always confuse with shampoos. Any medicated shampoo or vitamins recommends??
Get your thyroid: Checked soon. Best to reverse engineer and find the actual cause. Then, treat the cause, so that the symptoms will disappear. Don't do the converse. There are no medicated shampoos for hair loss. Best you can do is see your doctor, and be placed on get you thyroid function treated soon. ...Read more
I use only salon products on hair it's still dry and breaks off, I have thin nails, dry skin, acne, dark circles, why?! what should I do? Vitamins?
Can a vitamin d deficiency or copper deficiency contribute to hair loss? My hair suddenly changed texture (became very thin and dry) and falls out.
Autoimmune, celiac, vitamin def, thyroid, anemia all normal. Still having dark circles, dry hair is thinning, dry skin, could it be pcos or low acid?
Dry thin hair& skin: Sounds like you've had all the proper blood work. I would make sure you get vit D and B checked. You could have an intolerance to gluten which would not show up on any lab test. The sx also sound like you maybe malnourished. Have you been doing extreme dieting? I know when I diet everything is affected, and not right away. Try going gluten free, and drink water and tea. No soda. Feel better! ...Read more
I take 4 vitamins a day (2 multi & 2 hair and nail), 4 fiber supplements and 2 omega 3 supplements for dry eye. Is there a danger for me taking them?
No hazard unless...: Most vitamins are non-toxic at any level. It is possible to get toxic from too much A, D, E, B6, Iron & Zinc, but one has to take massive doses, much higher than would be present in the vitamins you are taking. The only reason for caution is many vits have hazardous synthetic E (dl-alpha tochopehol) instead of natural E (d-alpha toc.) & many have toxic additives. See http://tinyurl. Com/mzrkbx8 ...Read more
Thyroid, autoimmune, celiac and vitamin def are normal but my hair is dry and thinning, skin is aging, pale, loose stools. Can it be low stomach acid?
At age18, traumatic experiences of childhood, unresolved emotional conflicts, stressors of relationships, work and finances can cause Anxiety.
Anxiety can express by physical symptoms-dry hair, changes in skin and loose stools.
These symptoms are not due to low stomach acid
You have good physical health as shown by normal lab tests
See a Therapist to cope with stressors, and to resolve conflicts ...Read more
There is no evidence: There is no evidence that equate once a day vitamin will help hair grow. ...Read more
Biotin: There are several products in the market designed for hair, skin and nails. Most focus on a balance if biotin, lutein and amino acids. ...Read more
Depends on the: Supplement, some really do help. I have done research on Viviscal and great results ...Read more
A dermatologist is: The best doc to see. Vitamins won't do it. It is also possible that this is hormonal but your doc will tell you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Misinformed?: Vitamins do not cause hair growth if there are no follicles. 20% of men do not have enough hair follicles to grow full beards. And 5% cannot grow any facial hair. ...Read more
No such thing: There are some men who do not have hair follicles to grow a full beard. There is no such vitamin to make this happen if it is not happening naturally. ...Read more