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Question: Plasticness in Hairs on Head

 abhinav - Sun Jul 04, 2010 11:28 am


I have the baldness problem and I used Arnica plus to cure it but it changed my hair texture significantly and I can feel more plasticness & brittleness in my hairs and these hairs donot grow much in length. Can someone help me to help how to cure it so that my hair more natural and healthy.

 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Sat Jul 17, 2010 5:46 am

User avatar Hello,Apart from Androgenic alopecia,which I have mentioned in another post the other causes would include telogen effluvium.iron deficiency,thyroid disease,and protein deficiency.
Typical temporal recession is seen with the male pattern baldness but with the other type diffuse baldness.
Do find out whether you are taking enough proteins for,aminoacids are the building blocks for Keratin.
Iron deficiency is more common in women.Hair and nail problems may occur in unison with Biotin deficiency.
Do get your thyroid panel done too.
A trichogram would help to identify types.
Best wishes


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