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Diet to reduce hair fall and improve hemoglobin, scalp softness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
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User :   i am having hair fall
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Sine when are you having this problem?
User :   what should be done
User :   quite a long time 5-6 months
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i have consulted a doctor
Doctor :   Do you have any dandruff or rash in your scalp?
User :   the scalp has become very soft
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   so much soft that combing hair has become difficult
Doctor :   Have you used any medicines for this or any other problem recently?
User :   yes
User :   doctor said i have low heamoglobin
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   so took heamoglobin tablets
Doctor :   What is the value?
User :   and also hair 4 all wass given to apply
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i dont remember
User :   prescription is at home
Doctor :   I suggest that you continue taking the tablets.
User :   for how long
User :   i took that for 15 days
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   my heamoglobin was 11 at the time i started taking
Doctor :   Are you taking iron tablets?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   That you should continue for atleast 2-3 months
User :   ok
Doctor :   one of the most common reason for hair fall is iron deficiency
User :   it was Fefol Z i think so
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   wht else can be done
Doctor :   You can avoid chemicals on your hair.
Doctor :   Use natural products.
User :   i am using shehnaz herbal shampoo
User :   and oil i use thats it
User :   nothing else
Doctor :   You need to take a high protein diet.
User :   should i continue applying hair 4 all
User :   high protein diet includes what??
Doctor :   green leafy vegetables, dried fruits (dates and raisins), eggs, wheat germ, tofu and soy milk, fish, beans, yogurt.
Doctor :   Beans and other sprouted vegetables
Doctor :   Vit C rich foods (amla/green chilies),
Doctor :   A low fat diet and high iron diet can help slow down the hair loss.
Doctor :   Also avoid tying your hair too tightly.
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   loosing hair strangles it
Doctor :   Try to use hair serum
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   hair serum
User :   like
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   Else you can use
Doctor :   natural conditioners like egg white one hour before washing your hair.
User :   should i keep on oiling
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can use a coconut oil.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Follow the diet mainly.
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   alright
User :   yes
User :   i have
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   thank you for your support
Doctor :   If the hair fall still persists
User :   yes
Doctor :   then visit a dermatologist
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no thank you it was a pleasure talking to u
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