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Hair graying problem. Any permanent solution to this ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Good after noon Dr.
User:I have few queries..I have 50% white hair,is there any permanent solution to it?
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:now 28 running..but white hair started growing up when i am 17years
Doctor:The permanent solution for it would be to colour them
Doctor:17 years is too early to have greying of hair
Doctor:It may be hereditary in such cases
Doctor:Did your father or brothers have the same problem?
User:i dont like to colour it,many side effects is headache,little bit hair falling..but nobaody has early white hair in my family father or mother side..Only in our generation to me and my younger brother also has the same pproblem
Doctor:You can try taking vitamin supplements like Zincovit daily
Doctor:The vitamin deficiencies can be corrected this way
Doctor:Stress is also an important factor for premature graying of hair
User:if i use that tablet,can it become white in future?
Doctor:You may have to continue taking it for few months
Doctor:You can take one tablet everyday after food for 3 to 4 months
Doctor:and look for improvement
Doctor:You can try herbal XXXXXXX it has minimal side effects
User:ok ..where can i get this tablet?pls suggest me ayurvedic one
Doctor:It is available over the counter in all pharmacies
Doctor:You do not need a doctor's prescription for this
Doctor:I am sorry, I am an allopath, I do not have ideas on ayurvedic medicine wont give any side effects right?
Doctor:Not at all
Doctor:It is routinely taken by healthy people
Doctor:To maintain health
Doctor:I am sure, You will benefit from this
User:ok..surely i will get it today itself..what are all the vitamins i can gather from it?
Doctor:vitamin A 5000 IU, vitamin D3 400 IU, vitamin E 15 mg, vitamin B12 7.5 mcg, vitamin B2 10 mg, vitamin B6 2 mg, vitamin C 75 mg, vitamin B5 10 mg, vitamin B1 10 mg, niacinamide 50 mg, magnesium 18 mg, copper 0.5 mg, manganese 0.9 mg, zinc 22 mg, selenium 50 mcg, folic acid 1 mg, biotin 150 mcg, iodine 150 mcg, chromium 25 mcg, molybdenum 25 mcg, carbohydrate 0.2 g.
User:i dont apply hair oil,only twice or thrice in a year i there any problem if i dont use
Doctor:Biotin, molybdenum, vitamin A are very important in these
Doctor:Definitely, there is a problem if you do not apply hair
Doctor:It is very much necessary to apply oil at least twice in a week
Doctor:it nourishes the hair
Doctor:It helps in maintaining the nutrition
User:last 12 yaer i am not using regularly..recently i have started using it weekly once..If i start,should i need to apply daily..Normally it irritates me..and i dont like to apply it on all office days
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:Follow me now
Doctor:I will suggest you
Doctor:You should apply oil twice in a week
Doctor:You can apply on Tuesday night, wash on Wednesday morning
User:sure doctor,I will suggest the same to my brother and i will take that tablet daily and i will start using hair oil
Doctor:Again, apply on Saturday night and wash on Sunday morning
Doctor:You can wash your hair daily as you wish
Doctor:But do not shampoo dry hair
Doctor:It is not at all good
Doctor:Use a good conditioner daily
Doctor:Use shampoo only on the days you oil your hair
Doctor:You can wash your hair with plain water daily
User:sure doctor ,i wil take immediate action on it now..also suggest me a good shampoo..i have dandruff problem also
Doctor:Nizral is good as an anti-dandruff shampoo
Doctor:Use this for 6 weeks
Doctor:Twice in a week when you apply oil
Doctor:After the dandruff is gone, you can use Head and Shoulders regularly
User:Now i am using Head and shoulders since last 12 years..ok i wil get nizral too..
Doctor:The point is you should not shampoo your hair when it is dry
Doctor:You should shampoo only oiled hair
User:ok..i will follow all these from now on
Doctor:Is there anything else I may help you with?
User:One more last query.
Doctor:Please ask me
User:I have migrane headache, used to come yearly once or twice..suggest me a tablet to cure it permanently
Doctor:Migraine has 2 types of treatment
Doctor:Treatment of acute attacks and long term prophylaxis
User:i cant get it
Doctor:You will need simple analgesics like Dolo to get rid of acute attacks
Doctor:Your problem is not very severe to put you on long term medicines
Doctor:You need to only take simple pain killers at the time of headaches
Doctor:Stress is again important trigger for Migraine
User:but it is coming now and then since last 10 years..thats my fear..if i neglect it .it may damage my it?
Doctor:Try and avoid it
Doctor:You are getting it wrong
Doctor:Normally, most people do get headaches
Doctor:Which are quite normal
Doctor:Migraine or Headache when associated with other symptoms like Vomiting, seizures are serious
Doctor:May cause problem
Doctor:I myself, have migraine too
Doctor:I only take simple pain killers like Dolo in acute migraine
User:but when it comes,i cant see images partially and severe headache will come for 3 hours,and then vomit and later it will come to normal stage..
Doctor:How often do you get these attacks?
User:six month once or some times yearly once it is bet ween 2004 to 2007 it was not coming..
Doctor:Please get a CT scan of the brain done
Doctor:to rule out any cause
User:after that i have avoided taking chilli items,fried rice food items on some doctoer note
Doctor:You should stay away from the trigger factors
User:ok anyway i will get CT scan also
Doctor:Yes, it would be better
User:sure doctor..i will do both with immediate effect.
Doctor:All the best
User:Thats all Doctor.Thanks for your suggestions..Thanks alot
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Take care
User:Thank u dr.Bye
Doctor:And bye for now
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