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Can you please provide some tips to get rid of the back pain and hair fall? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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Doctor:Is this XXXXXX?
User:Can you please provide me some tips to get rid of the back pain and hair fall?
User:S this is sreevani
User:may i know ur name pls ?
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:These 2 are my major problems
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:Let me suggest you first on back pain
Doctor:XXXXXX, we need to always maintain an erect posture
Doctor:Be it in sitting or standing or while waking
Doctor:Do not bend your back
Doctor:while working at your desk also,You need to keep your back straight
Doctor:When doing household work, Keep your back straight too
Doctor:It should not become curved, while rinsing vessels
User:Infront of the system unknowingly I am bending in the chair
Doctor:Maintaining an erect posture will help you always
Doctor:Yes, that is right, we forget to this in our busy work
User:any diet I need to follow
User:for this ?
Doctor:Remind yourself every half an hour about your posture and correct it
Doctor:There is no specific diet that needs to be followed
Doctor:However, avoid roots and tubers like potato
Doctor:Doing stretching exercises will help keep your back fit
Doctor:You may spend half an hour doing simple stretching exercises everyday
Doctor:Hope your back pain is not very severe, is it?
User:not very severe
User:some times i feel more back pain
Doctor:Do not worry, it is just because of overstress of back muscles
User:ok :)
Doctor:It is better to lie down straight without a pillow if possible
Doctor:But, do not use more than one pillow
Doctor:I do not think you need any investigations or treatment for the back pain
Doctor:Adequate rest should suffice
User:I will follow XXXXXXX what u said
User:And I will check the result for this :)
Doctor:Shall I proceed to hair fall suggestions?
User:ya sure
User:that is the biggest problem
Doctor:It is very simple
Doctor:You need to maintain good hair hygiene
Doctor:I will suggest you
Doctor:You need to oil your hair every alternate day
Doctor:At any point, do not leave your hair dry
Doctor:It is better to not user any hair drier
User:I will not use any driers
Doctor:Are you using one?
Doctor:That is good
User:one doubt
Doctor:Please ask me
User:u told to not to leave the hair dry rite?
User:that means i need to keep oil every time
Doctor:It is not like that XXXXXX,I will explain you
Doctor:Do not leave your hair dry means to say, do not shampoo your hair without any oil in it
Doctor:Like, if you have not applied oil, there is no need to shampoo your hair, you can just wash it with palin water
User:ok ok
Doctor:Also, always use a conditioner after shampooing your hair
User:I understand
Doctor:It is very important
Doctor:It will again give nourishment to hair
Doctor:Yes, don't forget to condition your hair
Doctor:And when you go out, do not leave your hair open to extreme wind or sun
Doctor:It will again dry up the hair and it will cause dandruff and result in hair fall
Doctor:While brushing your hair, handle it smoothly
Doctor:Use a wide toothed comb
Doctor:Do not brush your hair hard
Doctor:These are simple measures, but help to reduce hairfall to a great extent, if you follow correctly
User:How many times I can comb my hair daily?
Doctor:Proper combing twice
Doctor:And just brushing over as and when required
Doctor:but be gentle on it
User:Ya sure
Doctor:Always comb from bottom to top
Doctor:From, lower part to the scalp area
Doctor:Most important of all it to eat a nutritious diet
Doctor:consume lot of fruits and XXXXXXX leafy vegetables
Doctor:Drink plenty of water
Doctor:Stay away from stress
Doctor:It is also a cause for hairfall
Doctor:You can take Biotin supplements
User:Hair massaging in beaty parlour will help me?
Doctor:But, it is wiser to eat XXXXXXX leafy vegetables than taking tablets
Doctor:I would not recommend it
Doctor:Be very careful when you visit a parlour
User:Biotin supplements mean
Doctor:It is better to carry your own oil
Doctor:These are a multivitamin supplements
Doctor:It is better to not do any coloring or artificial treatment to your hair
User:Amway multivitamins like that
Doctor:You can take Zincovit oral tablet once daily after food for 2 months
User:I am staying hostel
User:So better to use tablets to get the supplements
Doctor:Oh, thanks for that information
Doctor:You need to take special care of yourself then
User:so can you please suggest me the tablet names
Doctor:Eat regularly on time
Doctor:You can take Zincovit or Becosules or A to Z or revital or biovital
User:daily one tablet
Doctor:Any of these?
Doctor:You need to take one tablet everyday after food may be after dinner for 2 months
Doctor:Hope you are following me
Doctor:If not, please ask me
Doctor:I shall explain again
Doctor:All these tablets are over the counter medicines
User:No XXXXXXX I got it
User:s s
Doctor:You don't need a doctor's prescription for this
Doctor:I think this should help you
Doctor:Is there anything else you want me to help you with?
User:Thank you very much for all the tips
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