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Premature graying of hair - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi Doctor, I am 20 yr old male
User :   I have many white hairs. Is there a remedy for that ?
Doctor :   yes but there are a few requirements that you need to give me
User :   Yes Doctor

Doctor :   since when are you having them
User :   Past one and half years
Doctor :   I need this information--

Age: ; Occupation: ; Location
User :   20 year, studen
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how much of your hairs are grey
User :   I have around 30 to 40 & most of them in front
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what do yuouse to clean them
User :   I was using Head & Shoulders for 3-4 years n later 1 & half year Himalaya Antidandruff Shampoo
Doctor :   you have dandruff also
User :   I had but its controlled very much now...
Doctor :   ok
User :   I had used After shower Gel n some homemade herbal hair oil for few days but discontinued later
Doctor :   do youhave any medical illness
User :   No not at all
Doctor :   cosmetics are the most important cause of premature greying
User :   But I had used for hardly 8 - 10 times
Doctor :   do not keep changing them if you are comfortable with any one stick to it
User :   Is ther any medicine or any other natural cure ?
Doctor :   even one use is fine to cause the damage
User :   Ok
Doctor :   there are no medical measures that can revert the greying
Doctor :   but you can prevent the further greying
User :   Atleast stop further greying ?
Doctor :   you need to maintain a good diet
User :   Ok
Doctor :   any dye that you are using
Doctor :   for the moment
User :   No Doctor, and this isnt hereditary also
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   diet rich in silica and zinc
User :   Like
Doctor :   i shall be typing it for you but pls fill this form by then
Doctor :   foods rich in dry fruits
Doctor :   dark green leafy vegetables, dried fruits (dates and raisins), eggs, wheat germ, tofu and soy milk, fish, beans, yogurt.
Doctor :   Beans and other sprouted vegetables, Vit C rich foods (amla/green chilies), sea weed, avocados, nuts and seeds, brown rice and root vegetables.
Doctor :   tel me when done
User :   Doctor ?

Doctor :   yes tell me
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Doctor :   ru there
User :   Yes Doctor
User :   I have filled the form
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   Thank You Doctor. It was very useful info
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Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   Bye
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