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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxxx here
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Plz proceed with your query
User :   Despite my almost daily use of shampoo, I dont seem to get rid of my dandruff..suggestions please
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   29
Doctor :   Since when are you having dandruff?
User :   last few months..around 5-6 months
Doctor :   The main causes of dandruff are impairment of general health, development of a toxic condition mainly due to taking of wrong foods, constipation, and a low vitality due to infectious diseases.
Doctor :   Other factors contributing to this disorder are emotional tension, harsh shampoos, exposure to cold, and general exhaustion
Doctor :   I will give you some tips for it.
Doctor :   1)The use of fenugreek seeds is one of the most important remedies in the treatment of dandruff. Two tablespoons of these seeds should be soaked overnight in water and ground into a fine paste in the morning. This paste should be applied all over the scalp and left for half an hour
Doctor :   2)Immerse peels of lemon in coconut oil for 8-10 days in sunshine. Now sieve and apply on the hair. Hair will become dandruff free.
User :   How often does this need to be done?
Doctor :   3)Take fresh fruits and vegetables.
Doctor :   You can do thrice a week.
Doctor :   4)Drink lots of water.
Doctor :   5)Take 5 to 6 almonds and soak them overnight in water. In morning after removing the skin have them for few months.
Doctor :   6)Hot oil therapy
is the best method to cure dandruff. Massage hot oil into the scalp at bedtime. Next morning an hour before the bath, rub lemon juice mixed with cosmetic vinegar into the scalp with cotton wool.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
User :   3,4 & 5 are fine....can i do any from 1,2 &3?
Doctor :   Yes you can.
User :   sorry...1,2 &6
Doctor :   Yes you can do according to your choice.
User :   ok..thanks...And to prevent it...1,2&3 are the options..rite?
Doctor :   Yes they will make hair healthy and also dandruff free.
User :   Thanks Doctor...
User :   another query
User :   I also seem to have a gas problem...any suggestions on that?
User :   as in 'letting out gas'....
Doctor :   Since how long are you having this?
User :   again for last few months...
Doctor :   Gas can be due to many reasons as heavy food, more of oily, spicy food
Doctor :   Tke more of fruits, veggies
User :   ok...have started doing that...
User :   any other suggestion?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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