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Zincovit For Hair Fall
Which vitamin I take for hair fall, I use," dove shampoo hair fall, which tablet a best results for hair falling ,?
Biotin: 3000~5000mcg Biotin "might" help, no guarantee. it's a kind of "vitamin". ...Read more
Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
Healthy hair: There are many possible causes for hair loss. The dermatologist can work you up to determine cause. That way, treatment can be targeted to correct the problem.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 > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alopecia: This is difficult to answer, there are many causes of hair loss, many of these are self limited and will resolve with time. If the hair loss is in patches it could be due to fungal infection. Other causes may include thyroid problems. Male pattern baldness is normal phenomenon for many men. You need to be evaluated by a medical provider. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Do you mean hair loss? Using rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia (finasteride) can help slow down or reverse male pattern hair loss. Taking vitamins and supplements may help with hair health if nutritionally deficient. If there is an underlying medical condition causing hair loss, then finding and treating the cause (ie: anemia, thyroid disease) may help. ...Read more
My hair is dry and it has wet dandruffed. Continue hair falling give me suggestion to prevent hair falling.
Separate problems.: These are separate problems. You'll find many effective anti-dandruff shampoos in any drug store; if those don't work a dermatologist can prescribe a stronger prescription shampoo. As for hair shedding, you normally shed 60-100 hairs per day, all of which will grow back. If you're losing more than that, see a dermatologist to determine the cause. ...Read more
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Best shampoo and serum for brittle weak falling hair ? To use beside za medication my dermatologist gave me for heridatery hair loss
Go back to dermatolo: Meanwhile try a conditioner rinse.Get a more detailed answer ›
Falling hair: Yes there are natural remedies. It's likely a thyroid issue but not to worry. You can start supplementation of l-tyrosine, selenium and iodine. Orthomolecular products has a great supplement called thyrotain which has worked well with patients. U may have to buy it online or ask a trusted natural food store for a good thyroid supplement. U don't need thyroid hormone just supplements. ...Read more
Controversial but...: Most docs advise avoiding vitamins during chemotherapy out of theoretical concern that it will reduce the benefits. However, a large body of research shows that those who combine vitamins with chemo not only have less side effects but have improved survival! see http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/17283738 that said, some vitamins may interfere with specific meds so use caution.Please see comment:. ...Read more
Rogain and biotin: To slow down hair loss the best combination is topical Minoxidil (rogaine) twice daily and biotin (5000 units a day). Biotin is part of the vitamin b complex. This combination should also increase the strength and thickness of your hair shafts. Now, to grow hair in an already blank space is the billion dollar question. Currently only hair transplants work. Cloning is in the future. ...Read more
Am using rogaine (minoxidil) for hair loss since few months. I have frizzy hair and am living in humid environment. Does rogaine (minoxidil) makes hair more frizzy,dry, dull?
Rogaine (minoxidil) for hairloss: Hair dryness and scalp itching can be caused by some formulations containing minixodil (Rogaine). If you are using the liquid dropper version, you might try using the foam version, which seems to have fewer scalp effects. Remember, avoid getting it ON your hair, because that can cause the dryness you describe. Apply it ONLY to the scalp, and allow it to dry completely before styling your hair. ...Read more
Should i take multi-vitamin tablets while using neutrogena for sebhorreic dermatitis to re-grow hair loss?
Your choice: Most people who take multivitamins probably derive no benefit from them, especially if their diet and sun exposure are normal. There is no reason you cannot take a cheap vitamin-and-mineral tablet from a reputable pharmacy chain. Don't spend much money on them, and good luck with the continued treatment of scalp dermatitis -- it can take persistence to treat successfully. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i put hair oil or wax to styling hair while using minoxidil? my hair become dry after put the minoxidil and very easy to fall when i styling hair.
My hair is frizzy, slightly thin, would applying hair protein(in hair salon) harm my scalp causing hair loss in the future?
What good hair vitamins I can use for thin hair and to stop its falling , I don't prefer using minoxidil?!
Consider evaluation: Besides using appropriate shampoo and vitamins, consider checking for hormonal abnormalities such as hypothyroidism which can present with thinning hair or alopecia. Also certain infection of the scalp can also cause alopecia. Have your doctor examine your head and hair and consider lab work. ...Read more
I am experiencing thinning hair and hair fall... Can biotin or any other supplement help in thinning hair??
I read that propecia (finasteride) is prescribed, off label, for hair loss in women.Is it growing hair for them?
I am on clomid, (clomiphene) having lots of hair fall, can i take biotin and silica complex for the hair fall issue? Thanks.
Can I use zincovit tablets to treat hair fall...? if yes what will be the dosage? I am 18 years old girl
Can i take biotin 10000mcg with multivitamin? Currently i m taking 1tab(multivitaminin) per day. I want 2 take biotin for my hair loss prblm, please ans.
Yes, however...: It is totally safe to take biotin, which is a safe nontoxic vitamin. However, it may not help your hair loss- biotin can help if you are deficient but if not deficient then it is not likely to help. For other ideas see http://www.Naturalnews.Com/012893_hair_loss_male_pattern_baldness.Html & http://articles.Timesofindia.Indiatimes.Com/2013-04-05/beauty/30449632_1_hair-loss-scalp-natural-oil. ...Read more
I am using daily surbex-z multivitamin at night and evione 400 mg at morning because of hair loss. Have it any side effects?
I'm 54 & take a multivitamin, should I also take more iron to prevent hair loss? I know it will thin with age but i'd really like to keep it a while.
Depends: Taking iron is generally advisable for women who are menstruating. If one is not having periods and didn't become iron deficient in the perimenopausal period , taking iron will not be useful. Healthy hair can be promoted by eating healthy foods, taking essential fatty acids, getting a good night sleep, and handling stress well. ...Read more
Hi doc! i'm having severe hair loss and greying of hairs please tell me any multivitamin tablet which i can easily get here in india.
See Dermatologist.: First thing to know is that genetics plays the biggest role in early graying- we can't change our genetics. To reduce risks of early graying & hair loss: 1. Don't Smoke. 2. Correct Zinc, Vit B or other nutritional deficiencies. Vegans are at risk for Vit B12 deficiencies. 3. Ensure that your thyroid is healthy. 4. Diets> Eggs are rich in biotin. Dark greens are high in Vit A & C. Omega 3 fatty ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm taking propecia (finasteride) and but my hair is still very weak and hair loss but when i take multivitamin my hair get thick slowly which vitamin dificiency ??
Biotin: I think I understand now what you're asking. There's not a lot of hard science here, but anecdotally, biotin enhances recovery of hair, more in patients with telogen effluvium than in male pattern baldness. If it works for you, great. But don't overdo taking biotin -- too much can make you quite sick. Can any other physicians here weigh in? ...Read more
I'm taking theragran stress tablet one tab. daily which is a multivitamin bec.of hair loss.no deficiency could this be overdose?slight cramps in colon
Should be fine: Some controversy exists over whether a person who eats a balanced diet with lots of vegetables/fruits needs to take a vitamin. But over-the-counter vitamins are formulated to provide a generous amount of vitamins, but not excessive or toxic. Not sure it will help hair loss, but very unlikely to be harmful. Bowel cramps may be signal of mild constipation, sometimes seen with vits. Push fluids/fiber ...Read more
Hair Loss: Telogen effluvium is a form of nonscarring alopecia characterized by diffuse hair shedding, often with an acute onset. A chronic form with a more insidious onset and a longer duration also exists. Telogen effluvium is a reactive process caused by a metabolic or hormonal stress or by medications or phycical or mental stress. Generally, recovery is spontaneous and occurs within 6 months. ...Read more
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
Food not the answe: You'd get the idea from reading stuff on the internet that food choices are the answer to everything. This isn't true. Your hair loss is genetically determined. You can slow it down if you wish by visiting your physician and getting certain medicines, or you can embrace it as natural and masculine, maybe building your muscles . Getting fit to match. Many extreme-tough-guy fighters shave everything. ...Read more
Hair loss treatment: Propecia (finasteride) is a medication used to treat male pattern baldness, not a condition that causes hair loss. There are many causes of hair loss. These include genetic (male or female pattern baldness), autoimmune (alopecia areata), telogen effluvium, and others. So, treatment depends on the type and causes of the hair loss. I would recommend seeing your dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers