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Tips for reducing bad breath, hair loss and dandruff - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hello
User :   i have bad breath problem.can u please help me
Doctor :   cFor Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age-29,female,working,single,48kgs,147 cms, no dependants
Doctor :   Since when are you having it and do you have any medical illness
User :   since 3-4 years
User :   i dont have any illness
Doctor :   Do you have any Caries Tooth or Tonsils
Doctor :   How much of water do you consume during the day
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   no i dont have any of these. i have normally 1.5litres of water in a day
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Water intake needs to be in the range of 4-5 liters during the day
User :   ok.
Doctor :   and After food make it a point to Gargle with Water as to wash away all the Foods
Doctor :   Food particles remnant in the mouth will cause this too
User :   but if i drink lot of water, i soon have to go to the toilet
User :   and im working also na..
Doctor :   Yes it has been seen that that is the minimal quantity of water that you need to take to maintain good body condition
Doctor :   Bad breath is also associated with sinus infections because nasal discharge from your sinuses into the back of your throat can cause mouth odor.
Doctor :   so if your having any i would suggest you to get it treated.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Keep a toothbrush at work to brush after eating.
Doctor :   brush at least twice a day, for two to three minutes at a time.
Doctor :   Proper flossing removes food particles and plaque from between your teeth.
User :   i dont have sinus but little bit of cold usual
User :   ok
Doctor :   Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) or sucking on candy (preferably sugarless) also stimulates saliva, washing away food particles and bacteria.
User :   ok. but i heared that having lot of chewing gums leads to cancer in the long run.
Doctor :   No there are no Studies that have proven that
User :   ok.ok
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Doctor :   avocado,equivalent to any mouth lotion or remedies for this condition.
Doctor :   Juices from green vegetables
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Chew fresh parsley or suck on a sugarless min
User :   ok...
User :   ok.
Doctor :   If you need a Gargle or Mouth Wash then you need to use ClorHexi Mouth Wash as instructed in the Bottle
Doctor :   once in the morning and the evening..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
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Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else that i can help you with?
User :   doc please tell me something to reduce hairloss and to stop dandruff
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having this problem?
User :   since 1 year
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have curly hair
Doctor :   is there any rash on the scalp?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you wash your hair twice a week
User :   i do wash thrice a week
Doctor :   get some sun exposure before 10 am and after 4 pm in the evening
Doctor :   also use herbal products
Doctor :   like ayur and himalaya products
Doctor :   also rub your scalp with vinegar 1 hour before washing your hair
Doctor :   that is supposed to help with dandruff
User :   will it help? i used himalya anti dandruff shampoo before..didnt help
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you consulted a dermatologist or trichologist regarding this?
User :   wat about lime? does it have same effects like vinegar?
Doctor :   have you used any medicine
Doctor :   yes
User :   no i havent
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you need to eat more proteins in your diet
User :   like....
Doctor :   like egg white, soya, pilses and whole milk
Doctor :   that helps with hair loss
User :   ok
Doctor :   also take SELDRUFF PLUS
Doctor :   shampoo
Doctor :   it is good for dandruff
Doctor :   if the problem does not regress after a month of using the shampoo
Doctor :   then you may have to consult a drematologist or trichologist
Doctor :   for physical examination
Doctor :   also for hair loss you can take a natural supplement like GNC PHARMA WOMEN'S ULTRA NOURISH HAIR
Doctor :   One tab daily after food
Doctor :   to prevent hair fall
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