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Diet and vitamins to prevent hairfall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   hi doc
User :   tel me wat is ur speciality
Doctor :   I am a general physician..How ever i feel i can help you with my expertise..
User :   i think i need a demetologist
User :   sorry 4 the spelling...
User :   m troubled wid hairfall
User :   its summer
User :   n my hair becomes sticky very fast
Doctor :   You could discuss it with me and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   For health purposes I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: User :   hv been using dove shampoo n conditioner
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   33, Female, Public relations
User :   married
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Since when are you having this..
Doctor :   Do you have any Dandruff..
Doctor :   Since that could also be one of the cause..
User :   n hv to keep the scalp cleaning by shampooing every alternate day
User :   no
User :   always been
User :   becomes more in summers
Doctor :   Do you naturally sweat a lot..
Doctor :   Otherwise also..
Doctor :   In summer days
User :   otherwise no..
User :   only during summer
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Do you sweat more ..
User :   otherwise...i need to wash my hair once in two days
User :   but now its lk alternate day
User :   nopes
User :   n m loosing lots a hair coz of that
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Balanced diet: you should include vitamin B5 in your diet
Doctor :   is an important factor to stop hair loss.
Doctor :   Supplement you diet with folic acid, biotin and silica in your diet.
Doctor :   Worrying is thought ot be related to hair fall so if you have any in advertant
Doctor :   Pressures for work or home you need to avoid them.
User :   humm
Doctor :   We do have natural shedding seasons in the spring and fall when some extra shedding should be expected.
User :   so wat things to be included in my diet
Doctor :   Lots of greens and vegetables..
User :   name a few items
User :   tht i do
Doctor :   Iron and folic acid supplements..
Doctor :   Sure i shall type it pout for you..
User :   do u think my shampooing too oftyen cud be also the reason?
Doctor :   Yes if yoyu are using lots of cosmetics athat
Doctor :   you are not accustomed to then also you will have hair fall..
User :   no dont use cosmetics
User :   washing hair too often...
Doctor :   So always make sure you use only one brand and that is more of Herbal..
User :   u think dove is not a gud 1 to use
Doctor :   No that will help in removing the dust and the dirt tat accumulate and will prevent the hair fall..
Doctor :   If you are comfortable with it then you vcan go ahead..
Doctor :   Bright colored fruits like papaya and mangoes Carrots and Beet root,,
Doctor :   drink citrus juices or supplement with vitamin C. Vitamin C has been show to help support the bodys ability to absorb iron.
User :   thnx
Doctor :   Fill this form i send and tell me when done mean while i could suggest you some more..
User :   doc
Doctor :   Avoid drinking coffee, tea, beer or cola drinks with your meals.
Doctor :   Eat a well balanced diet which includes a variety of whole grains and fresh fruits and vegetables.
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