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Having hair fall problem. What kind of food is good for hair? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Dec-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:yes sir...
User:i am facing some hair fall problem...
User:on an acerage more than 120 hair falls...approx
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Since when have you noticed this hair fall?
Doctor:Please describe if you have any other issues apart from hair fall?
User:i am new to this city
User:i came here 1 month before
User:i thnk that it is bcoz of dandruff...
User:because water is not good
User:can u suggest me the diet or food which is good for hairs..?
Doctor:Let me brief.
Doctor:Hair fall above 120 strands in a day is not normal.
Doctor:However hair fall is caused by multiple reasons and they need to be treated.
Doctor:Perhaps it could be salinity of water. It can also be an improper food. It can be dandruff.
Doctor:Or it can be telogen effluvium triggered by stress.
Doctor:The last one that I mentioned is a temporary situation and that will improve as you settle down/
Doctor:So the most important thing is to remain stress free.
Doctor:Besides that, use good antidandruff shampoo such as nizoral.
Doctor:And see if you feel better.
User:anything on diet?
User:and what is the normal hairfall in a day...average??
Doctor:Among diet, avoid fasting.
Doctor:Add lots of high protein and high vitamin/mineral rich diet. Therefore egg, non vegetarian diet, cereals and pulses.
Doctor:Add root vegetables such as potato, radish, carrot, beet root and others.
Doctor:You can also take tab. biotin forte one tablet a day for added supplements.
User:thanks a lot sir.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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