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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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My leg hairs are growing day by day. What can I do to stop or slow down the leg hair growth ? Please tell me some natural ways to stop the hair growth

My leg hairs are growing day by day. What can I do to stop or slow down the leg hair growth ? Please tell me some natural ways to stop the hair growth

Increased Hair : Mix together equal parts turmeric, gram flour and water until it becomes a paste. Apply to hair and rub the cream off once it has dried. When applied consistently, turmeric and gram flour reduce and slow the growth of hair. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
Once
Wear support stockings
Daily
Check cholesterol medications
Once
Exercise
30 Min, Daily, forever
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Is it safe to wax my legs and my thighs? Will the hair stop growing for a while than shaving? What waxing do you recommend?

Is it safe to wax my legs and my thighs? Will the hair stop growing for a while than shaving?  What waxing do you recommend?

Yes: It's safe to wax in general. Some people do get skin irritation from it though so be aware if you tend to have sensitive skin. The hair won't stop growing but your skin will remain smoother longer as it will take longer for the hair to grow back. As for which type to recommend- that i really couldn't say-sorry ! ...Read more

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When boys grow leg hair do they stop growing in height?

When boys grow leg hair do they stop growing in height?

Not necessarily: Some boys have leg hair from a young age (certain ethnic groups). Now, he is done growing when he grows enough facial hair to require shaving every day. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

Have your iron level checked
Once
Take medication as prescribed
Once
Reduce caffeine intake
Once
Quit smoking
Once
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Which part of our body does hair stop growing? Like our armpit, arms, legs & etc.

Which part of our body does hair stop growing? Like our armpit, arms, legs & etc.

Palms and soles: These are the only areas that typically do not grow hair. Hair does not typically stop growing once there is hair growth unless there is a medical condition like alopecia on the scalp. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

Take a hot bath
once every night
Exercise
daily
Massage
weekly
Avoid caffeine
daily
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Suddenly, my armpit hair and leg hair is growing in very patchy. Like, bald spots. But all of my thyroid bloodwork came back normal. Possible causes?

Suddenly, my armpit hair and leg hair is growing in very patchy. Like, bald spots. But all of my thyroid bloodwork came back normal. Possible causes?

It depends/ nonspec.: This seems like a nonspecific sign. It might depend on what products, if any, you might use to groom those areas. For example, if waxing or heat grooming instruments are used, the roots might be removed and the hair may take real long to or may never grow back. Stress might also be a reason, as might your gastroenteritis. If it gets worse, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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