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Suffering from hair thinning and hair fall. On zincovit. Diet of vegetables sufficient?

I am Siddharth, I have been suffering from hair thinning and hair fall. I came to notice it last month when my scalp became visible from the front and back as well, No matter how I comb my scalp is so visible. I shampoo every day with a very mild shampoo-Johnson & Johnson baby shampoo. I seldom put oil. I have taken 30 tablets of Zincovit since last month.Currently taking xtraglo everyday.But with no visible effect.I am 20 years old, I have a mixed diet of green vegetables as well as fruits.
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
Hello Mr. Siddharth,
Hair thinning and hair fall have many reasons, most important being heredity. Dandruff of the scalp, exposure to pollution, recent illness or surgery, stress and nutritional deficiencies are other common causes. Minoxidil is the specific drug used for hair growth. It is available in the form of oil and has to be applied daily without fail. I suggest that you see a trichologist for further advice. You may continue with Zinc, selenium and protein supplements. Today, there are many types of treatment available for hair fall, so do not worry. Good luck.
Answered: Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Aniruddha Panja's  Response
Hi Siddharth
Thanks for your query

You are having alopecia and need treatment for that.It is better to consult a dermatologist.You can use topical 2% minoxidil solution over the scalp areas where you are having hair loss.Take Vit E capsules .Continue this for a year. Have a healthy diet with green vegetables and lots of fluids.Most importantly reduce stress and anxiety from life and stay happy.

Hope this helps.

Take care.

Answered: Fri, 12 Oct 2012
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Rajesh Lakhanpaul's  Response
Hello sidharath
The first thing need to be done is getting your thyroid profile done. Many a times this is the culprit. Amongst herbal medicines praval pishti is the drug of choice, apply sesa hair oil. Along with this you will have to be on regular balanced diet with regular exercise. If milk suits you keep it regular in diet.
Answered: Fri, 12 Oct 2012
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