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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   I am facing severe hair fall.....can u help
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Since when are you having hair fall?
User :   every day the count is close to 40..
User :   1 yr..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and the forehead is going inside...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is your hair falling out in small patches?
User :   no...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i don't have a heriditory reason
Doctor :   Is it only in forehead?
User :   nobody has the symptom of baldness from my parent's side
User :   no...its from all part
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but i work in s/s industry and have a stressfull life
Doctor :   Have you used any chemicals on your hair?
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   S/S?
User :   no...rarely, may be in last holi..
User :   sorry,software
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Stress is one of the main reason for hair loss
User :   the scalp is oily...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i use shampoo thrice a week
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Which one?
User :   to prevent dandruf
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Pantene
Doctor :   Ok
User :   anti dandruff
Doctor :   I tell you causes for hair loss
Doctor :   1. Lack of vitamins (specially vitamin B6 and folic acid) in diet
Doctor :   2. Inadequate nutrition and improper diet
Doctor :   3. Stress, worry, anxiety
Doctor :   4)Unclean condition of the scalp
User :   ok...
Doctor :   5) Excessive shampooing
Doctor :   6) Dandruff
Doctor :   7)Excess consumption of caffeine
Doctor :   8) Alcohol consumption
Doctor :   Do you fall under any of the conditions?
User :   i think only 3 is valid for me...and 6
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am neither a smoker nor a drinker
Doctor :   ok
User :   please tell me any remedy for 6
Doctor :   Age, Gender, Location, Marital status, Height, Weight and Waist circumference.
User :   24,M,Mumbai,Single,5'10,74,34
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Your reason are only due to stress and dandruff
Doctor :   You have to control both
User :   I am trying to destress myself...I think I can controll that...but for dandruff, what is ur suggesstion
Doctor :   I would suggest you consult a dermatologist
Doctor :   Get a proper check up done
Doctor :   since when are you having dandruff?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   3 years....scalp is oily, if I don't use proper comes back
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It would be good to consult the dermatologist
User :   ok...definitely I will, thanks for ur help
Doctor :   Here are some tips to prevent hair fall
Doctor :   1. Include plenty of protein and iron in your diet
User :   please
Doctor :   2. Take mineral supplements like calcium, magnesium, and zinc.
Doctor :   3. Do not use hair dryers.
Doctor :   4. Do meditation to reduce stress and tension.
Doctor :   5. Donâ??t pull on your hair with a brush or comb when it is wet.
Doctor :   6. Do not use hair dyes (synthetic hair colors).
Doctor :   7. Eat green and leafy vegetables.
Doctor :   8) eat lots of curry leaves
Doctor :   9) massage your hair with hair oil daily 20 mintues
Doctor :   Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   OK..
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.

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