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How can hair density and regrowth be increased ?

Hi Doctor , does hair growth occurs from roots or from the end of the hair strand? does hair regrowth occurs/exists , if so hair once lost can regrow? does hair cut once in every 2 months increases the strength of hair / helps in improvement of hair density ? Please suggest. Thanks in advance.
Asked On : Tue, 21 Jun 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
good questions
hair grow from its root and it is known as papilla .it is very sensitive and active part which cause hair to grow from one stage to other stage
there are 4 stage of hair
hair regrow is possible in normal or physiological hairloss
while it is not possible in pathological cause.
hair is very complex structure
as it grow more it loose its strength
so if u have split ends or other problem ,better to cut it .
some study favor that cutting improve quality of hair
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.A.1,hair growth occurs from roots.A.2.Hair growth is a continuous process,the old ones are lost and replace by new one.A.3.Hari growth is continous process,every day some are lost and some are grown.A.4.Hair cut has nothing do with increse in hair strength.
Wishing you good health.
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