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Growing white hairs, deficiency of Keratin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   i've query on growing white hairs
Doctor :   Yes , Please
User :   i've observered growth of white hairs, how do i control this
Doctor :   Since when do you notice the same ?
User :   last six months
Doctor :   Ok, Have you used any medications for the same ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok, Did you have any illness in recent days ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Are you on any long term medication for other causes ?
User :   no sir,
Doctor :   Ok most of times greying of the hair is due to nutritional deficiency of Keratin ( a protein )
Doctor :   I would advice you to take food supplements which do provide keratin like ENSURE or Nutrilite
User :   which food supplements has these keratin
Doctor :   ENSURE and NUTRILITE they are protein powders available in market
Doctor :   They have shown good results
User :   ok, thanks for the advise
Doctor :   along with the above apply MINOXIDIL5 % solution ( TUGAIN ) this will improve the blood supply to the hairs resulting in good growth and blackening of the hairs
Doctor :   Foods like Yogurt , honey walnuts do help here
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Is there anything I can help you with ?
User :   not now, thanks once again
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   Wish you good health
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