Q. Advice some supplements for hair thinning and hair fall.

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and medically reviewed by Dr. Nithila A
Published on Jun 07, 2019

Hello doctor,

I am a PCOS patient. I have regular periods, but heavy bleeding, overweight, high sugar levels, and the egg size is 15 with using the medicine. But I could not conceive, and extreme hair thinning and hair fall. I am on metformin twice a day from last week. I want you to suggest any supplement for my hair loss. I am very upset. Kindly help.

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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) clearly has an effect on hair growth on patients.


The Probable causes:

Dietary carbohydrate causes more insulin release in women than men. This stimulates production of testosterone from ovaries in women.

Treatment plan:

First try restrict carbohydrate from diet for few months before starting antiandrogen as a treatment.

Preventive measures:

To avoid food rich in carbohydrates such as rice, milk, yogurt, ice-cream, potatoes, etc.

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