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Overweight, excessive hair fall. How can these conditions be treated?

hi.i am XXXXX.i am XXXXXX 21 aged height 4 feet 10 & weight 58.this weight is too much for i want to be slim figured.for this i eat only lunch,i avoid breakfast & dinner.but no change.what can i do?about 3 months my hair fall is increasing more & more.i loss 100 hair everyday during hair fall.what can i do?please doctor help me.
Asked On : Mon, 2 Jul 2012
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I have read your query, some hair loss conditions go by the name "effluvium," which means an outflow. Effluviums characteristically affect different phases of the hair growth cycle.Hair follicles on the scalp do not continuously produce hair. They cycle through a growth stage that can last two or more years, then regress to a resting stage for up to two months before starting to grow a new hair fiber again. At any time on a healthy human scalp, about 80% to 90% of the hair follicles are growing hair. These active follicles are in what is called the anagen phase. That leaves up to 10% to 20% percent of scalp hair follicles in a resting state called telogen, when they don't produce any hair fiber. Telogen effluvium (TE) is probably the most common form of hair loss dermatologists see. It is a poorly defined condition. In essence though, TE happens when there is a change in the number of hair follicles growing hair. People with TE never completely lose all their scalp hair, but the hair can be noticeably thin in severe cases. With Telogen Effluvium, a sudden or stressful event can cause certain hair follicles to prematurely stop growing and enter into the telogen (resting) phase. The hairs affected by Telogen Effluvium will then stay in the resting phase for about 3 months after which time they will shed. In most cases of Telogen Effluvium the hair loss is temporary and the hair soon recovers. However in some cases of Telogen Effluvium the hair loss continues until the underlying cause is resolved. A lack of a mineral, vitamin, or essential amino acid can certainly cause TE, such as with people in third world countries where diets can be completely deficient in one or more nutrients. Will recommend to consult your physician and improve your diet to prevent further hairloss. Thanks
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