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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
User :   could you help me with a hair loss question
Doctor :   yes please proceed
Doctor :   DR AAAAAAA here
User :   Ok, my hair has been thinning significantly for the last 3 years, and lately it's been turning a copper/reddish tinge
User :   I do not think it's due to male pattern baldness since i'm only 19 and my dad and grandparents have a full head of hair
User :   on my moms and dads side
Doctor :   ok
User :   however my mom has somewhat thin hair too
User :   I was wondering If this could be caused by a zinc deficiency
Doctor :   the change in color and thinning could suggest vitamins or essential mineral deficiency
Doctor :   how are your eating habits?
Doctor :   do you take a lot of carbonated and caffeinated beverages?
User :   well I'm on a sort of strict diet routine. I wake up and eat 3 eggs and cereal
User :   and every two hours i have some sort of protein, vegetable
User :   and fruit
User :   no i don't drink much soda
Doctor :   if yes, then these could affect absorption of these vitamins or essential minerals
User :   or caffeine
Doctor :   ok. you can try with increase in protein intake by taking protein supplements or milk
Doctor :   and add Vit-E in your diet for hair strength
User :   I do actually, but is there some way to increase protein utilization?
Doctor :   in form of olive oil with salads
User :   ok
User :   well thanks for the info
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