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Hair care regime to prevent premature greying - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   hI dr XXX
User :   I am XXX
User :   my age is 29 i m having grey hair
Doctor :   ok
User :   can u plz suggest me about my diet as well as if i can regain my black hair again
Doctor :   is there family history of premature greying of hair?
User :   nope
Doctor :   ok. please provide your height, weight, details of past medical illness and treatment if any?
Doctor :   please describe your daily diet.
User :   weight is 48.5..i had problemn in left posterior of my brain when i was 16 yr old wich was cured..this problem of grey hair startd in year 2008
Doctor :   ok.
User :   height 142cm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please describe your daily diet.
User :   my daily deit ie 3meals includes flakes vegitble breads rice
Doctor :   does it include milk, vegetables, green leafy veg, high protien diet?
User :   not realy...but i consume milk with flakes...i have green vgitables but leafy is maximum during winters
Doctor :   ok. try with more greens during other times too about 2 times a week
User :   ok
User :   also constipation is getting acute these days ..evn after having plenty of water
Doctor :   ok. for solving constipation problem you will need high fibre content in food
Doctor :   do you have fruits? if yes how many times a day?
User :   once
User :   post lunch
Doctor :   ok, you will need to increase fruit servings to atleast 3 per day in form of fruits and juices
Doctor :   also consult a gastroenterologist for the GI symptoms.
Doctor :   premature greying of hair usually occurs in people who are stressed and have stomach related issues
User :   i think it persists...
Doctor :   especially when there is no family history
User :   ok
User :   how about regaining black hair?
Doctor :   it will involve solving health issues and going ahead with air care regime
Doctor :   *hair care
Doctor :   hair care regime will include following: Doctor :   1) Wash hair 3-4 times a week using mild shampoo, or using ritha, shikakai, and hibiscus flowers
User :   ok
User :   can you pls suggest a mild shampoo?
Doctor :   2) use of hair pack with AAAAAAA coffee powder mixed with tea decoction and methi seed powder, marinated for 3 hours and applied to hair , leave for 1 hour, wash with luke warm water
Doctor :   rinse teh last rinse of hair with tea
Doctor :   3) shampoo can be mild one from Dove
User :   ok
Doctor :   4) avoid use of blow dryers
User :   ok
Doctor :   5) avoid harsh sun. cover with cotton cloth when going out.
Doctor :   6) have a good diet with 3 veg and 3 fruit servings per day
Doctor :   7) take supplements like Tab Biotin forte 1 tablet daily after lunch for 2-3 months
Doctor :   it helps in hairfall and premature greying.
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yes...its agreat help
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   will Tab Biotin will have any side effect?
Doctor :   no, no serious side effect has been documented until now.
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can have some nausea
User :   what is that?
Doctor :   vomiting sensation=nausea
User :   how will help?
User :   how will it help?
Doctor :   it helps in preventing hairfall and premature greying.
User :   so do u suggest to have both ie tab biotin and nausea
Doctor :   nause is a side effcet of Tab Biotin. you had asked about side effects so I had mentioned nausea which is not a very serious side effect
Doctor :   *nausea
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   what shoud be power of Tab Biotin
Doctor :   it comes in one standard dose of 10 mg.
User :   ok
User :   you are saying to have it for 2-3 months.right?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it needs to be continued to see proper effects
User :   will i be able to see any difference in my hair in sometime after i start eating this or i need to wait for results?can i take this capsule during menstruation as well?
Doctor :   yes you can take during mestruation too
Doctor :   you will start seeing proper effects after 1-2 month stime
User :   ok
Doctor :   depending on your body's response to the medicine
User :   thanks doctor..u gave me a hope to regain my hair:)
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   thats all..if anything will get back to you
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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