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What Is Your Experience Is There Change In Hair Texture With Age
What kind of hair loss does anemia (whether copper or iron) bring about? Is it all over, change in texture?
Generally all over..: Hair loss due to iron deficiency anemia will be all over the scalp, not in patches. It's important to make that distinction since there are multiple other causes for hair loss. Ask your doctor to order a ferritin level. Don't be confused by the results. The normal range can be misleading. Shoot for a ferritin level of at least 50 ng/ml. It may take 3 months for levels to be replenished. ...Read more
My age is 25 and I have problem of premature graying of hair. Nearly 50% is now gray. Is there any way to control this or restore natural color?
Graying of hair is: related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin B levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery & marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. Aging is a significant factor. In general – ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is 13 years old and is having the problem of premature hair greying. This is not the age of whitening of hair so what could be the reason ?
Non-genetic causes : of premature graying include smoking, Vitamin B 12 deficiency from a vegan diet, tuberculosis, & hyperthyroidism. Genetic causes found on Chromosomal Microarray are either benign or have other smptoms; e.g., absence of intrinsic factor needed to absorb B12 causes pernicious anemia; Waardenburg Syndrome has deafness. A 3-generation family history, physical exam & lab studies are needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello....Pleas tell me if there is any relation between hormone and obisety?What hormone?If there is a relation between apperance of hair in my face?
See below: With aging, it's normal to see some less recall with recent memories and slower recollection of names/details. There are some screens and more detailed tests, which a professional can do to figure out where in the age group your parent's score falls. This is a difficult question to answer without talking and assessing your parent directly as well as without a collateral from a family member. ...Read more
Is it normal for girls to have some hair in the buttcrack (around the anus)? Or is there something wrong with me?
Does mild case of aneamia constitute to not reaching puberty if your 17 and there is no endocrinologist around?
I'd say no: It won't take an endo to help with your diagnosis.See your regular dr and explain your problem. ...Read more
Hereditary hair loss, if DHT is produced in all men even in men with a full head of hair, then how is it genetic and the main cause of baldness?
Good question: A good, but tough question. If you are genetically predisposed to the early loss of hair then your hair follicles may not be responding to the Dht that is present. Without seeing you it is always possible that your pattern of hair loss is not genetic. Seeing a dermatologist would be your best option to clarify this and if there would be any treatment necessary. ...Read more
What is the relation btween the t3&t4 hormons in loss of body wieght & if there is a reason with liver illness ? What is the treatment of loss wieght?
Is it normal to have a dark skin pigment in the vaginal area for older women with no symptoms of something wrong.
Is it normal for woman having very light hair in face , tummy and breasts? Is it about hormonal abnormalities or because of Living in dry n cold city?
What else than stress can be the reason for no menstruations in 3 months, sudden appearance of a lot of pimples, great hair loss and increased apetite?
First get preg test: Many reasons, it could be your thyroid gland, you can check it with simple blood work, also can be a condition called poly cystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is easy to get diagnosed from your history, labs and ultrasound . Also make sure you don't have any eating disorders such as bulimia, also extensive exercise can leads to delayed periods. Very important to make sure you are not pregnant by pt. ...Read more
My sideburns are greying. Is it safe to dye them? Is there any risk of rest of the hair also greying quickly or hair loss?
See below: Dying the sideburns will not affect the rate of greying of rest of the hair, though the remaining will turn grey, sooner or later. You may consider leaving the grey hair alone, it would save the hassle, expense and avoid exposure to the chemicals in the hair dye. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
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