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I hav hair loss problem since last 6 months. They say that water in our area is not good. What care should I take to minimize fall ?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine

In brief: Hair care

Avoid over-washing your hair. Don't apply shampoo directly to the roots.
Distribute conditioner evenly through your hair. Avoid using hot tools (hair dryer, flat iron) every day. Use a deep conditioning treatment once a week. Do not comb or twist wet hair. Massage in warm olive oil or coconut oil and leave for 30-40 minutes before washing. Always use lukewarm (not hot) to wash your hair.

In brief: Hair care

Avoid over-washing your hair. Don't apply shampoo directly to the roots.
Distribute conditioner evenly through your hair. Avoid using hot tools (hair dryer, flat iron) every day. Use a deep conditioning treatment once a week. Do not comb or twist wet hair. Massage in warm olive oil or coconut oil and leave for 30-40 minutes before washing. Always use lukewarm (not hot) to wash your hair.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Doris Day
Dermatology

In brief: Hair loss vsShedding

Hair loss or shedding is common and can be due to many different things.
The most common is a stress shedding which can happen after a life stress, going on or off the pill or other medication or after a severe illness. This shedding usually starts about 3 months after the stress and last about 3-4 months. It can also be due to hormonal issues and that should be evaluated by your dermatologist.

In brief: Hair loss vsShedding

Hair loss or shedding is common and can be due to many different things.
The most common is a stress shedding which can happen after a life stress, going on or off the pill or other medication or after a severe illness. This shedding usually starts about 3 months after the stress and last about 3-4 months. It can also be due to hormonal issues and that should be evaluated by your dermatologist.
Dr. Doris Day
Dr. Doris Day
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