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Treatment for dull hair,hair loss,diet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   My hairs were very good but now they have become very dull. How can I get back my original, long, thick hairs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   I am a female of 25 years of age, married, no children yet. I am running a computer institute, I teach computers & english there. Now I am into a foreign language project.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long u had this problem
User :   May be from 6 months, after I got my hair cut.
Doctor :   r u losing hair as well
User :   I cut my long hair to 3 step cutting. I do not have very much hair loss it's ok normally I don't lose hairs but only when I have head bath, I do.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many strand ogf hair u lose
User :   May be 60-70 hairs from the root
Doctor :   a loss of 80-100 strands is normal
Doctor :   i will tips for healthy hair growth
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what diet u got to have
User :   I used to drink a lot of milk, and have curds, but now I donot get time to have milk. I was a vegetarian, but now I have started non-veg.
Doctor :   any other medical problems u have
Doctor :   or r u taking any medicines?
User :   Nothing.
Doctor :   k
User :   I speak a lot over my mobile phone.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that is not likely to cause any problems
User :   I take no other medicines. My hb content was low so I used to take tonics to add iron. but now I don't.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   lack of iron might be cause of hair loss
Doctor :   u need to have food rick in iron and vitamin c
Doctor :   also if u think a lot, due to stress u might lose hair
Doctor :   Foods that are good for hair nutrition are dark green leafy vegetables, dried fruits
User :   I love chicken, But I don't take eggs.
Doctor :   dried fruits like dates
Doctor :   ok
User :   Would massaging help me If I go to the parlor?
Doctor :   nope
Doctor :   eggs, wheat germ, tofu and soy milk, fish, beans, yogurt. Beans and other sprouted vegetables
Doctor :   Vit C rich foods like amla/green chilies, sea weed, avocados, nuts and seeds, brown rice and root vegetables
User :   Is it necessary to use oil to my hairs?
User :   Before marriage I used to oil my hairs daily with coconut oil. But now I just comb, tie it up & leave it open.
Doctor :   u can use coconut opily
Doctor :   oil once a week atleast
User :   Before I go for a head bath I use oil but is that enough?
Doctor :   yes that is enough
Doctor :   applying too much oil will cause dandruff
Doctor :   dont wash hair too many times
Doctor :   2-3 times a week is fine
User :   I have dandruff too. I wash only once in a week.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Would XXXXXXXX help me out? before marriage I used to do that. but now really I do not have time for anything.
Doctor :   it might help
Doctor :   with the diet i mentioned
Doctor :   ur problem will be solved
Doctor :   dont worry too much
Doctor :   have food rich in iron and vitamin c
Doctor :   also join yoga
User :   Will having milk 2 glasses a day help me?
Doctor :   it will give u a good glowing sking, toned body and healthy hair as well
Doctor :   yes
User :   I dont get good sleep as my husband knors a lot.
Doctor :   snores isit
Doctor :   have more greens and fruits
User :   yes. But I always compensate it when I have time.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Now I have started getting pimples on my cheeks.
Doctor :   A low fat diet and high iron diet is good healthy hair growth
Doctor :   since when
Doctor :   cut down the amount of fatty food u consume
Doctor :   dont go out in wet hairs
Doctor :   ur hair will get spoilt
User :   I am very slim. I usually go out in wet hairs. Ok i'll avoid it first.
Doctor :   u will get dandruff
Doctor :   we becoz of that
Doctor :   also ur hair will get dirty with smoke and dust
Doctor :   how many pimples are there ?
Doctor :   do u have black head and white heads
User :   2-3 on each side. they've dried. I don't have black/white heads. I massage my face with VLCC facial cream & I apply VLCC moisturizers.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that should take care of it
Doctor :   dont take too much oily food
Doctor :   don't pinch or touch the pimples
Doctor :   they will get infected and scars will occur
Doctor :   ok
User :   I use scrubs, face packs too. Once in a week. I never eat even Papad I hate oily food. but I pinch my pimples, I eat panipuri, etc. outside.
Doctor :   dont too often skin will get spoilt
Doctor :   u can take apple milk shake
User :   OO I love fruits.
Doctor :   it will give u glowing skin
Doctor :   good
User :   Banana?? Water??
Doctor :   yes lots of water
User :   Will they help me?
Doctor :   u should drink lot of water to keep ur skin healthy
User :   does drinking water help my hair care too?
Doctor :   it will help u keep fit and healthy over all
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   Nothing else mam, Thank u so much for helping me over my doubts. Thanks a lot mam.
Doctor :   sir here
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   I'm so sorry sir. Thanks once again
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Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
User :   Ya I've seen it thanks
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
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