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Is telogen effluvium controlable or not?

hi doctor i am 27 yrs old Indian women,currently i am in USA i am facing alot of hair problem .so i visited dermatologist then she advised me get some blood tests then only i can give medicines .but she said it is telogen effluvium is it controlable or not? one forehead side is shedding and my total hair is thin is it recoverable with medicine? how much time to take it is completely resolved? i am very nervous i am waiting for your answer please help me doctor
Asked On : Wed, 23 Mar 2011
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welcome to health care magic forum,
yes this condition is curable but with not allopathic mode of treatment as it can give u very quick relief, but that will be temporary, as it is a proven fact that even biotin which is considered best for hair fall problems after stopping its use results in severe hair fall again leaving the same condition.
so it is best to go for Homeopathic treatment which treats the root cause of the disease and gives you a permanent cure, and that too without any side effects.
if you want to see how Homeopathy can cure severe hair fall conditions have a look at this link

Here are some tips for you to prevent hair loss...
Eat protien rich food items.
Gently massage your scalp with fingertips after applying a hair oil.
Eat all types of vegetables & fruits. This will ensure supply of minerals
and vitamins essential for hair growth.
Eat Aamla in any form early in the day.
Dandruff is a cause of hair loss. Squeeze half a lemon to half a liter
of water and rinse your hair and scalp with this water as a cure to
dandruff. Do this no more than three times a week and for upto a month.
While bathing, wash your head with cold water only.
It is winter and water is ice - cold, you can make it luke warm.
Rosemary oil is an aromatherapy oil, which can be applied to your hair
once in a week to reduce hair fall.
Never apply soap or high power shampoo on your head,
as it can affect healthy gowth of hair
Take Homeopathic treatment for your hair fall and use Homeoapthic hair oil
& shampoo.

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Answered: Fri, 25 Mar 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Vidya Muralidhar's  Response
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.

Telogen effluvium is a common condition causing hair fall , if it is in only 6 months we cal it acute , if beyond it may become chronic as well.

Generally patients complain of severe hair fall over time and also hair loosing luster and getting less denser
The most common cause is stress, sudden change in life style, diet, and some systemic causes like thyroid , anemia, crash diet, medicines , etc

The good news is that , this condition recovers by itself and nothing much needs to be done , than removing the stress factors and eating healthy

It will be fine by 6 months of time, as hair is expected to grow in 3 to 6 months and the old hair will be shed later .

Go ahead with the tests, drink lot of water, avoid harmful chemicals on scalp, avoid lot of cosmetics , get checked for dandruff, eat health , you will note the changes with time

Good luck

Answered: Wed, 23 Mar 2011
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