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Hair supplements are substances containing nutrients that promote hair growth. It prevents hair loss and other hair problems. The common substances present in hair supplements are biotin, selenium, zinc, and powerful amino acids.

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I have noticed an increase in my prolactin levels after taking a dietary supplement for hair loss. What could be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 50-year-old male and have been taking a dietary supplement for hair loss for the past six months, which is rich in phytoestrogens. Unfortunately, my nipples started to grow, so I underwent hormonal tests. And now I am having a high level of prolactin. What could be the cause? K...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Yes, it can be due to dietary supplements. So I suggest you to stop or lower the dose of your dietary supplement. But if you are not experiencing any symptoms, then it is fine. Enlarged breasts are called gynecom...  Read Full »

Can bleaching be really harmful to my hair?

Query: Hello doctor, I bleached my roots twice in the summer, and there was a ton of overlap, resulting in a lot of breakages. I thought the breakage subsided so I had extensions put in. I just recently had them taken out and realized that my hair has become super thin and I have lost a lot of them and my...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Bleaching repeatedly would cause damage to the Disulfide bonds present in the hair, which is most often temporary. You definitely need hair nutrients like biotin, cysteine, selenium, calcium pantothenate, zinc, vitamin C to restore normal growth pattern of hair. Pl...  Read Full »

Why am I suffering severe hair fall despite no major medical conditions?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old female. I have severe hair fall. I take multivitamins and iron pills daily for iron deficiency. I have tried biotin, expensive shampoos, conditioners, leave-in conditioner, etc. Nothing seems to be working. I wash my hair every other day because it tends to get very...  Read Full »

Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Excessive hair fall can be due to male or female pattern baldness, physical illness or mental stress in the past three to six months, low serum ferritin, nutritional deficiency, certain medical conditions like thyroid problems and other hormonal disorders, after cosmetic ...  Read Full »

Can you suggest medicines and a diet plan for my severe hair fall problem?

Query: Hello doctor,I have severe hair fall, and my scalp is somewhat evident now. What can I do about this? Can you suggest any medicines or diet plans?  Read Full »

Dr. V. Srikanth Reddy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are many reasons for hair fall or thinning of hair on the scalp. So first and foremost, we have to find the cause with the help of detailed history and examination. Some common causes are nutritional deficiency, hormonal causes like androgenic alopecia or pattern...  Read Full »

How to control my hair fall that occur post pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a severe hair loss problem. I am a mother of a 1-year-old baby. After pregnancy, I gained weight up to 76 kilograms and after that, I have reduced it up to 63 kilograms. After this, I have severe hair loss. I have hair fall everywhere in my home while combing. Kindly help me.   Read Full »

Dr. Pathave Hari Shivaram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have hair loss due to telogen effluvium. After pregnancy, there is hair loss in the telogen stage. Hair loss due to telogen effluvium is reversible and they are not permanent. Sometimes, it requires treatment. You can start using Proanagen lotion (Diaminopyrimidine ...  Read Full »

I have hair fall problem for more than a year. How to stop it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old male. I have hair fall problem for more than a year. When I am not taking a head bath a day, my hair becomes oily, and I start to have itching. How can I manage this condition?  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The condition is known as androgenetic alopecia (AGA). It is also known as male pattern hair loss. It is genetic, and it occurs due to hormonal changes. It is a progressive condition. I...  Read Full »

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