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Hair loss due to stress and nutritional deficiency - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi sir, i am suffering from hair loss.can u suggest for this.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   from 2 years
Doctor :   Can you mention your age and whether there is any hereditary baldness in your family?
User :   22 years, in my family no one has baldness.
Doctor :   Have you used any medicines previously for this? Is there dandruff or itching in your scalp?
User :   i used conaderm shampoo, their is no dandruff or itching....
Doctor :   The most common reason is stress and nutritional deficiency. Also a hair loss of 80-100 hairs per day is considered normal. You just need to take a high protein diet and try to follow stress relaxation techniques like
Doctor :   Yoga and meditation.
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   As for the diet you should take more soya, egg white, beans, legumes, chicken, turkey, fish and other high protein foods. Whole milk is also good
Doctor :   You should also avoid frequent washing of your hair, avoid pulling or excessive combing of your hair.

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