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Hair fall due to bad diet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello Sir
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   i am a working professional
Doctor :   Ok

User :   in IT company
User :   i have diet problem
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   this is leading me to baldness
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am loosing my hair from top of head
User :   from centre
Doctor :   Ok

User :   please tell me how to avoid this
Doctor :  
How do you relate Diet to this problem?
User :   or any precaution measure
User :   as when i take access water, fruit juice my head expand and contradicts
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   when i take excess water and fruit my hair feels good and top of my head i feel i have hair
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
Water does have its benefits
User :   but when diet is not good my head expands and one circle patch comes on top of hear
User :   when i see in mirror i can see bald head
Doctor :   Ok

User :   but it is opposite when i take access water my head does not expand
User :   it happens only in certain aread
User :   right on top of head
Doctor :   Ok

User :   please let me know what i have to do for this
Doctor :  
Sure
Doctor :  
A primary necessity for good looking hair is adequate protein intake.
User :   yeah i am rich protein take
Doctor :  
Foods that are good for hair nutrition are dark green leafy vegetables
User :   i eat prawn and fish regularly
User :   leafy vegetables too
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the situtation become severe when i sit in office in front of my laptop and in AC
Doctor :  
other foods are dried fruits (dates
and raisins), eggs, wheat germ, tofu and soy milk
User :   but now i have a good small round uneven circle patch
User :   please tell me to get rid of this any other measures i have to take
Doctor :   You should take measures to protect your hair
Doctor :  
Use a mild shampoo
User :   like what
Doctor :  
Hope so that you do not have dandruff
User :   now a days i am taking coconut water regularly
User :   i do not have dandruff
Doctor :   Ok fine

Doctor :  
Use a mild shampoo with moisturiser
Doctor :  
and do oil the hair regularly
User :   yes i do that
Doctor :  
Normal coconut oil is ideal
User :   which oil shall i use
User :   shall i apply oil on scalp
User :   do i have to use daily?
Doctor :   Normal coconut oil like Parachute is good enough

Doctor :   do not use any perfume mixed oils
Doctor :  
avoid hair drying with a machine
User :   shall i apply on scalp
Doctor :   Yes Ritesh

User :   do i have to use oil daily
Doctor :  
I am mentioning to scalp, head region only
Doctor :  
the frequency depends on your comforts
Doctor :  
the point is do not leave the hair dry
User :   ok
User :   so with these i can get my hair back on top circle
User :   r u there?
Doctor :   and if you are still notimproving

Doctor :  
You shall need some medications
User :   like ?
Doctor :  
which have to be taken on prescription by a dermatologist
Doctor :  
Minoxidil is the one widely used
Doctor :  
but should be used only on Prescription
User :   is it antibiotic
User :   tablet or oil
Doctor :  
Oil
Doctor :  
Lotion, rather
User :   ok
User :   whats the recovery time
Doctor :   It is subjective

Doctor :  
and takes atleast 2 months to see some changes
User :   after 2 months i have to take regularly?
Doctor :   That depends on your response

Doctor :  
meaning the hair growth
User :   it has any side effects
User :   how will it cost?
Doctor :  
All medicines do have certain side effects
Doctor :  
but since you apply it locally
Doctor :  
it is not much
Doctor :  
Cost should be around 120 INR
User :   so can u suggest some dermatologist to whom i consult
User :   in Bangalore
Doctor :   Sure

Doctor :  
We shall help you in getting an appointment as well
Doctor :  
I shall provide you the link
User :   ok
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User :   any other precaution do u suggest
User :   do u think taking alcohol cause this
Doctor :   These measures are fine enough
Doctor :  
reduce your stress levels
Doctor :   alcohol has dehydrating effects
User :   i do regular yoga from last 3 months
Doctor :   Ok

User :   any other precaution i should take in office
User :   i feel working in office is a major problem
Doctor :   Nothing more than this

User :   i do not get fresh air
Doctor :  
What is the concern at office?
User :   all the doors and windows are closed
Doctor :  
Ok, that is not a drawback
Doctor :  
you can cope with it
User :   i do not get fresh air
Doctor :  
Do a regular exercise outdoors
Doctor :  
you shall overcome that problem
Doctor :  
the perception changes
User :   ok
User :   ok thank you sir
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   no, for now i am OK with you suggestions
User :   thanks for your kind suggestions
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   bye
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