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Diet and exercise to treat excessive hair fall post delivery. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   My problem is hair fall
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you tell me more on that ..
User :   i am a lady , 32 years old having a child 3 months old
User :   i am not feeding the baby as my milk weaned
User :   could u help me ?
Doctor :   since when are you having it..
User :   from 15 years
User :   but after delivery it is more
Doctor :   How many hairs do you lose daily approximately?
User :   everytime i comb min 10 and max 30
Doctor :   approximately 80-100 hair fall is normal per day..
User :   ok but how there is no good growth of hair after it falls
Doctor :   any one in your family having the same problem?
User :   my plait is becoming very thin
User :   my brother too
Doctor :   The sex hormones present both in men and women have an influence on hair growth as well as hair loss.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hair loss due hormonal imbalance is very common in women because of lots of hormonal changes takes place when they are in pregnancy stage or in menopause stage or in post-delivery stage.
User :   can u tell me remedy please?
User :   to check teh hair fall?
Doctor :   Do you tightly braid your hair.
User :   no
User :   i am afraid i will become bald
Doctor :   are in the habit of using permanent hair dye,
User :   i don't use dyes...i use only mehendi ( henna) for hair
Doctor :   since when are you using them..
User :   from 5 years
Doctor :   Excessive hair loss that occurs one to five months following pregnancy is called Telogen Effluvium.
User :   ok
Doctor :   please fill this till i type out the measures that you can follow
User :   done
Doctor :   Supplement your diet
User :   ok
Doctor :   with Biotin, Vitamin B complex, Vitamin C with bioflavonoids, , Zinc, Vitamin E.
Doctor :   use natural hair products only..
User :   okay
Doctor :   multi vitamin and zinc supplements will helpyou.. regenerate the hairs..
Doctor :   make sure you donot experiment with new products..
User :   ok
Doctor :   that are available in the market..
User :   okay doctor
User :   any ayurvedic medicine ?
Doctor :   Rubbing your left and right hand nails with each other is a powerful hair loss solution and causes faster hair growth.
User :   oh!! is it?
Doctor :   we practice Allopathy so i will not be in a position to recommend you any form the other school of medicine..
Doctor :   Do it for about 5-7 minutes twice a day.
Doctor :   regular swift motions, uni directional
User :   ok
Doctor :   rubbing procedure increases the blood flow to the scalp and helps in strengthening the roots.
User :   okay
Doctor :   Coconut milk has also been told to be good to your hair..
User :   okay
Doctor :   Apply the milk on the scalp and hair and leave to dry. Keep it for about 2 hrs and then rinse your hair with normal water do not apply shampoo..
User :   okay
User :   rubbing of nails should be unidirectional right?
Doctor :   Tips of your fingers cause nails if not done the right way will hurt.. you..
Doctor :   Regular exercise can work wonders to reduce hair loss and induce hair growth
Doctor :   Maintain a regular bowel movement.
User :   ok
Doctor :   there will be refer a friend window at the end once i close the window pls do refer ans many friends from your gmail, yahoo id throught the import button.. towards the end..
Doctor :   is there any thing else that you will need..
User :   one min
Doctor :   pls tell me..
Doctor :   are you there..
User :   okay thanks alot
User :   :-)
Doctor :   bye for now..
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