Lenolenic Acid

Linolenic acid, an essential fatty acid, is a type of omega-3 fatty acid. It is necessary for human nutrition, and it is present adequately in vegetable oils. It reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases by preventing the formation of arrhythmias and thrombosis. It lowers serum triglyceride levels, stops the synthesis of prostaglandins in the body, and reduces inflammation in the body. The deficiency of linolenic acid causes visual problems and sensory neuropathy.

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What causes severe hair loss?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 5'2" and she weighs 55 kg. She is suffering from severe hair loss. She had ferritin test and the level is 29.10. Her hemoglobin level is normal. Please give me suggestion about this doctor.  Read Full »

Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that hair loss can be very problematic. If you are more worried about any particular part then send me a picture of it.  In general, female lose hair and experience of a reduction in density but the headline is intact. There can be a lo...  Read Full »

Why do I have hair fall even after taking a nutrient-rich diet?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old. For the last one month my hair has been falling out a lot. My diet is vegan. I am eating a wide variety of foods, getting all my nutrients and not lagging in anything. I have got new hair growth on the top of my head and I am not losing it in patches. The loss is all o...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer the following questions for more information. Is there any recent stress either mental or physical? Are hairs falling from whole scalp or sparing any area like only in occipital area? Please send the photographs of scalp. Are you on any medication?  Read Full »

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