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Have too much hair loss, have thyroid problem. Suggest home remedies

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Hi!
I am suffering from too much of hair loss problem. I have a problem of Thyroid. Please suggest me few home remedies for the same.

Thankyou In advance, XXXXXXX
Posted Sun, 29 Jul 2012 in Hair Loss
 
 
Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 1 hour later
Hello XXXXXXX
Thanks for the query.
 Possible causes of hair loss in women are birth control pills that have high amounts of progestin, thyroid disease, bacterial, fungal and herpes infections of the scalp; improper hair care with tight hairstyles, overuse of dyes and permanents. Nutrient deficiencies like vitamins A, B6, B12, C, folic acid, and minerals such as copper, iron and zinc that make red blood cells which supply oxygen to the hair shaft to keep it vibrant. Vitamin E is also required for good scalp and follicle health.
Keep your thyroid status under control.
There are many home remedies for hair loss in women, some are listed below:

To correct vitamin deficiency causing hair loss, such women are advised to take high potency multivitamin and multi mineral tablets daily. They should contain beta carotene, the major vitamins, vitamins C, E and minerals iron, zinc, copper, silica and free form amino acid complex.

Some women have had success in using aloe by rubbing on the scalp and taking two teaspoons orally before going to bed.

Other scalp massagers to stimulate hair growth in women include jojoba oil, that may reduce hair loss when applied to the scalp, XXXXXXX has been used for centuries to keep hair healthy and lush and should be used with almond oil,  safflower oil has been known to be a good vasodilator and massaging it for twenty minutes a day stimulates hair growth. Massaging all of the above oils. improve blood circulation in the scalp and stimulates hair growth in women.

You should first consult a dermatologist and try to find the cause and treatment for your hairloss.
These home remedies can be used in addition to the treatment advised.

You are most welcome to ask any other query.
Best of luck
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