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Causes of slow hair growth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.XXX
Doctor :   Post your medical query
User :   yes
User :   My hair growth is very slow
Doctor :   May i know your age and gender?
User :   yes
User :   m female and age is 29
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other diseases?
User :   not at all
Doctor :   like thyroid
Doctor :   ok
User :   i never had any disease
User :   i dont have any medical history
User :   m always fit and fine
Doctor :   Do you have excessive hair loss per day?
Doctor :   good
User :   no
User :   nothing
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you feel that you really have hair deficiency?
User :   no
User :   m having healthy food everyday
Doctor :   Following are the major hair loss causes: 1. Lack of vitamins (specially vitamin B6 and folic acid) in diet
2. Inadequate nutrition and improper diet
3. Stress, worry, anxiety, and sudden shock
4. Heredity factors
5. Prolonged Illness (like typhoid, syphilis, chronic cold, influenza, and anaemia)
6. Unclean condition of the scalp
7. Poor blood circulation
User :   i hardly have junk food
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you try any home remedies?
User :   no
Doctor :   A mixture of honey with egg yolk. Properly massage on the scalp and hairs. Leave for a 1/2 hour, then wash..
User :   i never did anything
Doctor :   Apply fresh leaf juice of amaranth to the hair. It will help the growth of the hair and keep it soft.
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Prepare a home made shampoo by adding 5 tbsp of curd, 1 tbsp of lemon juice and 2 tbsp of gram raw (chholia) powder. Apply it on the head for an hour and then wash
Doctor :   Include plenty of protein and iron in your diet
Doctor :   Take mineral supplements like calcium, magnesium, and zinc
Doctor :   Do not use hair dryers
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Do meditation to reduce stress and tension
Doctor :   Donâ??t pull on your hair with a brush or comb when it is wet
Doctor :   Do not use hair dyes (synthetic hair colors)
Doctor :   Eat green and leafy vegetables
Doctor :   Massage the scalp and hair with coconut milk or Aloe Vera gel. Leave it for ½ hour, and then rinse with warm water. Do this thrice a week
User :   may be iron and calcium is less in me
Doctor :   Mix aloe Vera with herbal powder triphala and apply it to the hairs. Continue this for three to six months. New hairs will start growing.
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Do you have anemia?
User :   thanks ...i will do that
Doctor :   Do you get good sleep?
Doctor :   Any way try the things that i have said
Doctor :   You will have wonders....
Doctor :   Is There any thing else i can help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for Consulting..Bye for Now.....
Doctor :   Bye.......
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