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What Can I Do To Thicken My Hair
Rogaine (minoxidil): Hair density is a product of heredity and sex. If your destiny is to be bald you can get some relief with rogaine, but ultimately might need hair transplants. If you have moderately thick hair, rogaine might help. Latisse (bimatoprost) can help with the eyelashes. See your dematologist if any help is recommended. ...Read more
Depends on cause: There are many causes of thinning hair and some, like hypothyroidism or vitamin deficiency, are reversible. Vitamins needed for healthy hair include b3, b5, b6, b12, biotin & a, c, d, e & zinc. While deficiencies can cause hair loss & taking these may prevent hair loss, they are not proven to restore hair loss in most, but are worth a try. See http://www.Naturalnews.Com/012893.Html for other ideas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy hair: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more
Filler injections: The safest, easiest, and quickest procedure is using soft tissue fillers. I strongly recommend hyaluronic acid fillers (ie. Juvederm, restyline). The these products can be shaped. They are extremely safe and last a long time. Injected properly it should last at least 18-24 months or longer. And best of all it is reversible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry, brittle hair: There are so many possible causes of dry hair, I couldn't even list them here. Start by ruling out medical causes such as hypothyroidism, parathyroid issues, and anorexia. Consider checking out this website for more information: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003245.htm ...Read more
Medical providers: On healthtap have been asked not to endorse specific products/ product lines. You can ask hair care questions at this site: http://www.Hairfinder.Com/askhairquestions.Htm a cosmetologist will respond. Take care. ...Read more
Hair growth: Hair growth is controlled internally and is dependent on many factors--overall health, stress, recent fever, illness, surgery or delivery of a baby, iron and thyroid levels and genetics, among others. Eat healthy, be healthy, avoid/control any chronic diseases. Manage stress in positive ways. Check iron and thyroid levels. ...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
Latisse (bimatoprost): Latisse (bimatoprost) can make your eyelashes longer and fuller. It's applied daily with an applicator to the base of the eyelashes. Takes about 1-2 months to see about 40% thicker eyelashes. Results only last while using the product. They go back to normal 2 months after stopping the product. You have to get it from a doctor's office. Make sure to ask about the side-effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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