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Hair fall, regular medication, dont smoke, dandruff, nutrient rich hair oil - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi...
User :   Hi Dr. AAAAAAA
User :   Yes
User :   Dr. my hair are falling
User :   badly
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good evening.
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   ru there???
User :   30. yrs. male
User :   from last 1 yr...
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
Doctor :   Since when have you noticed severe hair fall?
User :   100 to150
Doctor :   And may I also know approximately how many hair strands are you losing per day?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no not yet but now i am planing this seriously
User :   no
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor or tried any therapies for this problem?
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness?
Doctor :   Are you on any regular medications?
User :   yes
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   Do you have dandruff problems?
Doctor :   Do you face lot of stress at work or at home?
User :   not exactly
Doctor :   Are you sleeping well atleast for 6-8 hours?
User :   not smoking but drinking occeationaly
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   More than 100 hair strands of hair falling every day is significant and needs attention.
Doctor :   Hair distribution, colour, texture are determined by common factors such as nutrition, stress, environmental exposure and so on.l
Doctor :   Other conditions such as dandruff, infections, chronic illness, endocrine problems, certain medications (side effects)
Doctor :   could also cause such problems.
Doctor :   You seem to be having few of the factors causing the hair fall problem. Namely
Doctor :   1. Stress and irregular sleep
User :   so what is the solution now
Doctor :   2. Dandruff
Doctor :   These issues apart from others such as nutrition needs to be modified / treated to control this problem.
Doctor :   So the solution to your problem are as follows. Follow them strictly: User :   I am using Dove..
Doctor :   1. Treat dandruff problem. You can treat dandruff effectively by using a good anti dandruff shampoo regularly.
Doctor :   The best anti dandruff shampoo in the marked it
User :   ok
Doctor :   'NIZORAL' anti dandruff shampoo.
Doctor :   All these anti dandruff shampoos including commercially available Dove or others work well when they are applied to the scalp and not hairs. And left for few minutes before rinsing the hair.
Doctor :   If you have been applying the shampoo to the hair and not the scalp, it probably may be the reason why Dove is not effective in your case.
User :   ok but how to use it regularly or alternate days
Doctor :   So follow this instruction strictly with any antidandruff shampoo's.
User :   ok
Doctor :   With proper and regular usage, it would take a few months for dandruff to be completely treated.
Doctor :   Once the problem resolves, your hair fall should reduce.
Doctor :   Alternate days is pretty good frequency.
Doctor :   You may use it on alternate days.
User :   like
Doctor :   2. Hair just like any other organ/tissue needs good nutrition.
User :   name
Doctor :   Amla and other nutrient rich hair oil function in this way.
Doctor :   So use such nutrient rich hair oil containing plenty of vitamins.
User :   yes i am using dabar amla allready...
Doctor :   You could use Dabour amla hair oil or similar products.
Doctor :   3. Oral nutrition is also important.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You need to take adequate calories and proteins along with a good mixture of fruits and vegetables.
Doctor :   continue the hair oil with the shampoos.
User :   pills
Doctor :   And regarding oral medications, you could compliment diet with multivitamin pills.
Doctor :   A low cost multivitamin such as zincovit or recovit is as efficient than any other costly brands.
Doctor :   If you are not able to have good diet due to some problems, nutritional supplements is the answer to you.
Doctor :   Use them for a period of 2-3 months. One pill a day is sufficient.
User :   pill with water or milk
User :   do this pills have any side effect
Doctor :   4. Proper destressing techniques plays an important role in treating hair fall problems.
Doctor :   You could take them with plain water.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Destressing techniques include proper and regular sleep, physical exercise, yoga, meditation and so on.
User :   ok
Doctor :   The pills have no side effects.
User :   ok
Doctor :   5. Avoid wiping the hair when its wet after a shower.
Doctor :   Instead drying the hair under fan is advisable.
User :   ok
Doctor :   6. Avoid unnecessary exposure to environmental pollution such as walking on a dusty road, too much sun exposure and so on.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Keep a watch on the environmental pollutants around your locality and take precautions to avoid them as much as possible.
Doctor :   These tips will help in stopping excessive hair loss.
Doctor :   There are few medications that are given
Doctor :   to increase hair growth.
Doctor :   The commonly used products are prescription medications
User :   yes
Doctor :   You can get one such products, if the above measures fail to increase hair production in few months.
User :   what about jawed XXXXXXXX hair fall theripy
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   is it good?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   ru there Dr.
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   herbal preparations means???
Doctor :   The products specified by Jawed AAAAAAA are herbal preparations.
Doctor :   My knowledge with herbal products are limited.
User :   what happened dr... ru there???
User :   so is it good or not
Doctor :   A product that is prepared from the naturally grown herbs and plants.
Doctor :   Naturally grown herbs and plants have been known for medicinal properties. They are used by homeopath doctor for treating medical conditions.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Some people have reported improvement with such treatment.
User :   thanks Dr. AAAAAAA
User :   By
User :   no thanks
User :   by
Doctor :   I do not deny the effectiveness of such products on medical conditions, however as my knowledge is restricted with homeopthy, I cannot give you a valid review on this product.
Doctor :   Hope i have answered your query.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.

Doctor :   Have a nice day
Doctor :   Bye.
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