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Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:My wife is facing hair loss problem
User:Hi doctor
Doctor:May I know her age ?
Doctor:and how long has she had such issues ?
User:since last 15 days
User:she is lossing hair very much
Doctor:has she been any form of stress, travel, etc ?
Doctor:any issues like dandruff ?
User:during period time she faces this problem
Doctor:does she have any form of bald spots on her head ?
Doctor:the Most common causes for hair loss in women, can be androgen excess, thyroid disorders, stress, malnutrition
Doctor:other issues include - use of wrong cosmetics, and lack of proper hair care
User:she does not have any such problem
User:can u suggest some Vitamine K tablets etc..
Doctor:has any tests been done to confirm, if not ?
User:She has started "ARNICA +' to avoid hair loss
Doctor:If not already, done, I would suggest, she get tests including Complete hemogram, peripheral blood smear, thyroid function test, BUN, creatinine, liver function tests
User:No, we have not done any test. But she does not have any other problem only this hair loss
Doctor:most of the conditions, present initially with hair loss
Doctor:so getting them tested, can help diagnose the underlying condition
User:ok, thanks i will do the needful
Doctor:other measures, is to improve your nutrition, and include more of protiens in the diet
Doctor:All beans, lentils, and peas are an excellent vegetarian and vegan source of protein, so eat whichever one you like
Doctor:Nuts, including peanuts, cashews, almonds and walnuts all contain protein, as do seeds such as sesame seeds and sunflower seeds.
Doctor:you can also take protein powder supplements , like NUTRILITE OR protienex
User:ok doctor thank you very much
User:bye for now
Doctor:You are very welcome
Doctor:take care and have a good day
User:thanks and you too have nice day
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