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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I am experiencing a lot of hair loss. my daughter is 3 months old now. People around me say that its natural, however the rate of hair loss is worring me. I am 33 years old
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   Hi I am XXX
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   as I said I am experiencing hair loss and its increating day by day I am really worried
Doctor :   There are various reasons of hair loss as stress, hormonal imbalance, infection etc.
Doctor :   Do you have any other problems?
User :   as I said I have delivered a baby 3 months ago
User :   no other problem
Doctor :   !)Take a balanced diet of proteins, vitamins, fruits.
Doctor :   2)Take tab BIOTIN FORTE daily one each.
User :   I am taking iron and calcium and protine powder in milk, so should I take this in addition
Doctor :   Is there any dandruff present?
Doctor :   Yes you can
User :   no
Doctor :   3)Grind fenugreek seeds with water and apply on the head. Leave for at least 40 minutes before washing. Continue it for a month.
Doctor :   4)Make a mixture of honey with egg yolk. Properly massage on the scalp and hairs. Leave for a 1/2 hour, then wash
Doctor :   5)Drink lots of water
User :   okay.. each time before washing hair?
User :   yes I do drink water
Doctor :   6)Do a vigorous rubbing of the scalp with fingers after washing the hair with cold
Doctor :   You can use the honey mixture twice a week
Doctor :   *cold water.
User :   yes I use cold water to wash my hair in general too
User :   but will rubbing wet hair not increase the hair loss
Doctor :   7)Eat green and leafy vegetables
Doctor :   No it would not, you have to rub the scalp
Doctor :   8)Do meditation to reduce stress and tension
User :   I am currently at home so I dont have tension or stress that I would have other wise when I am working
User :   but still will do meditation
Doctor :   9)Mix aloe Vera with herbal powder triphala and apply it to the hairs. Continue this for three to six months at least once a week. New hairs will start growing.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
User :   yes I did
User :   so I can do all this alternatively when I wash hair in a week
Doctor :   Yes
User :   is parenting and hair loss really related?
User :   do we have to use fresh aloe vera or can use the tined one that we get in market?
Doctor :   Yes pregnancy and parenting does cause hair loss as hormonal changes are there in womens body
Doctor :   Can use tinned one
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes I am
User :   not just this much thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now.
User :   bye
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