Hair Care

Hair care is the daily grooming and caring for your hair to prevent it from falling and taking care of the scalp hygiene. Depending on your hair type, there are various hair care routines that you can try to prevent hair fall and hair problems.

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Is consuming flax seeds good for hair growth?

Query: Hello doctor, Is consuming flax seeds good for hair growth? If so can I mix the powder in milk and have it daily?  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, flaxseeds have some nutrients that are good for hair growth. However, it is not the only food that promotes hair growth. Consumption of sprouts and nuts in general provides us many essential nutrients like protein, calcium, zinc, magnesium, iron, etc. You can t...  Read Full »

Can I use Evion 400 for dry skin and hair?

Query: Hello doctor, My skin and hair have become very dry. Someone suggested taking Evion 400 capsules orally daily. Can you please suggest if I can take these capsules? Will they help in getting rid of dryness? Are there any side effects?  Read Full »

Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Evion (vitamin E) capsules will not help much with the dryness. For the skin, I suggest the following: Use a gentle soap like Dove or Cetaphil. Apply Venusia lotion twice a day over your body. For the hair, I suggest you try doing the following: Use any good conditione...  Read Full »

My hair is frizzy, thin, dry, and weak due to hair damage. How can I quickly enhance my hair condition?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 26-year-old female who suffers from hair damage and frizzy, weak, thin, and dry hair. I have not noticed any hair growth recently. Also, I want to improve the thickness of my hair. My hair is in a horrible state, and since I am getting married shortly, I want a solution immediately....  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. I suggest you to take hair nutrient pills containing biotin, zinc, calcium, and pantothenate, as they will help strengthen your hair. Also, I suggest you to follow a few instructions for hair care, 1. Always use l...  Read Full »

Is bleaching the cause of my hair loss?

Query: Hello doctor,I have bleached my hair three times this year and have suffered a great deal of hair loss. My hair has been breaking very often and it has come to shoulder length. I have not used anything as yet as I am too afraid that it may get worse. The shampoo and conditioner that I use are called...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It's very sad to hear that you are going through this hair problem. Bleaching can make hair weak and thinner. It is temporary, and that is the good news. To regain hair strength, you need to have hair nutrients. Eat protein-rich food, eggs, chicken, fish, milk, curd...  Read Full »

Please give me a solution for extreme hair loss.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19 year old boy with extreme hair loss. Even at this age, my scalp is clearly visible. I tend to lose around 100 strands of hair daily. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sudhir Kumar. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to A person normally will lose 100 strands of hair daily. The problem of hair fall arises if the person loses more than 100 strands of hair which tends to make a visible scalp leading to androgenetic alopecia or male pattern baldness. The main culprit is the DHT-dihydrote...  Read Full »

I have a dry and itchy scalp. My right side of the hair is not growing normally. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,My right side of the hair is not growing normally, but the left side is normal, and I have a dry and itchy scalp. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Please attach your clinical picture along with your query so that it is convenient for me to comment on your condition and prescribe you the appropriate medications. For an itchy scalp, use Ketoconazole shampoo. And wash your scalp every da...  Read Full »

How can I get long hair like my mother and sister have?

Query: Hi,I love long hair, but unfortunately, I have very short hair only. Even if I leave it to grow a bit longer, my hairs get split ends, so I end up cutting my hair. But the fact is that my mom had very long hair at a young age, and even during her adulthood, she had pretty long hair. My sister also h...  Read Full »

Dr. Barve Vaibhav Saidas

Answer: Hi,Welcome to understand your concern.I have a few suggestions for you-1. You must eat a high protein natural diet.2. You may take one capsule of Follihair (Biotin, Iron, l-cysteine, Manganese, Copper, Selenium, L-lysine, Zinc, DL-methionine, Calcium Pantothenate, Niacinamide) daily at...  Read Full »

Can I use a laser comb to correct my hair loss problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing hair loss problem. I have read somewhere that laser comb helps regrow hair on the scalp. Is it worth buying the laser comb? Do they actually work?  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. There are laser combs, which claim hair regrowth. They claim to be effective in treating hair loss problem. These are low-intensity laser devices that claim to stimulate the growth of the hair follicle. There are only tw...  Read Full »

How to stay fertile longer?

Query: Hi doctor, I have so many issues to discuss with you. Let me explain you one by one. Even though my scalp is very oily, the upper surface of the hair becomes quickly damaged and dry. I also have enough hair fall. I tried using a conditioner after shampoo and that helps certainly, but not much. I ne...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest you use Biotin 5000 mcg daily for strong hairs. You can also use shampoos that can give you volume. Which shampoo and conditioner are you using and how often? Regarding stomach and acidity, I suggest Ranitidine or Zantac 150 mg once daily before 45 m...  Read Full »

Please suggest tips to get silky, long, frizz-free hair in male.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a male with wavy, thick coarse Asian hair that frizzes, and I wanted to ask you how I could get my hair thick, long, silky, smooth, and frizz-free. I could send pictures of what hair I want. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. John H. Bocachica

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Given your natural type of hair described and what you would like it to look, there are some things you can consider. Wash your hair with shampoos that are intended to reduce frizz and will say so on the bottle. Also, use a conditioner that is intended to reduce fri...  Read Full »

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