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What is your experience? Is there change in hair texture with age?

What is your experience? Is there change in hair texture with age?

Yes: Hair both thins and becomes coarser with age. Hair transplant can improve appearance. Loss o f hair is genetic and cannot be altered. ...Read more

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Change in hair texture while getting color?

CHANGE HAIR TEXTURE: IT IS NOT UNCOMMON TO HAVE THE TEXTURE OF YOUR HAIR CHANGE WHILE GETTING COLOR. IT MAY REVERT TO YOUR REGULAR TEXTURE. NEEDS A BIT OF TIME THOUGH. BE PATIENT . . . ...Read more

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What causes extreme hair breakage, and a change in hair texture? Im not on any medications, I have no illnesses. 60 years old. Menopause for 6 years.

What causes extreme hair breakage, and a change in hair texture? Im not on any medications, I have no illnesses. 60 years old. Menopause for 6 years.

Hair problem: You need a good metabolic evaluation. Iron deficiency is very common and could result in the problem you have. Of course, the character of your hair will change as you age, but what you're describing needs further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is your hair texture permanent? I've always had curly hair, will it always be curly and never change since the follicle shape is what makes it curly?

Hair: Usually yes, although it might change with age especially very straight hair might start to have some waves in adulthood, and strong hair might become brittle in old age. Though, you may go to artificial ways to change you hair texture and it is durable for a few months, but costy. ...Read more

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I'm a boy..My moms black and my dad's white.I got dads complexion and moms hair.can anything be done to change my hair texture permanently?

I'm a boy..My moms black and my dad's white.I got dads complexion and moms hair.can anything be done to change my hair texture permanently?

No, not that I know.: Hair texture is genetic, and although it may vary slightly from early childhood to later adulthood, I am unaware of any medication or dietary changes that affect hair consistency. ...Read more

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Do birth control pills have any effect on hair? i.e. haircolor change, hair texture change, hair loss, etc? How about eyebrows?

Do birth control pills have any effect on hair? i.e. haircolor change, hair texture change, hair loss, etc? How about eyebrows?

Birth control: I suspect that happens in a very few patients but ordinarily it has no effect. That does not stop you from seeing a dermatologist to get some advice or perhaps discussing with your hair stylist. ...Read more

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I have lost my hair slowly so what are the treatment to grow up my hair.My hair texture is thin?

I have lost my hair slowly so what are the treatment to grow up my hair.My hair texture is thin?

Tough question!: Always start with a thyroid test, a "tsh" is fairly inexpensive and sensitive.Low thyroid, a common condition, can cause hair loss.But in my 35+ yrs of practice stress is the most common cause of hair loss.Patchy hair loss brings up other causes that are best addressed by face to face consult with a dr. ...Read more

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Hair breakage at root. Kinky hair texture. No chemical treated hair for 3 years. Breaking from roots and down entite hair shaft. Lives in NYC?

Hair breakage at root.  Kinky hair  texture.  No chemical treated hair for 3 years.   Breaking from roots and down entite hair shaft.  Lives in NYC?

Well: this could be several things from chemical damage the hair and thyroid disease to autoimmune disease to fungal infection even autoimmune disease.recommend evaluation by a physician primary care or dermatology ...Read more

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I really hate my hair texture. It's the kinkiest, nappiest, most unmanageable hair on this earth. Is there a hair moisturizer for very sensitive scalp?

I really hate my hair texture. It's the kinkiest, nappiest, most unmanageable hair on this earth. Is there a hair moisturizer for very sensitive scalp?

Nappy hair Rx: You hair pattern is inherited so best advice is to live with it. Consult relatives with it how they changed theirs? Hair is tough to change and changing it takes heat and/or nasty chemicals. Consider a Fro or shaving? ...Read more