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hi,
my hair are very very thin plz............suggest how to make them thicker
& also they are getting grey after the bith of my son .... suggest remedies
& they lost shine , how to get back shine
Is amla powder is helpful to make hair black
 

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Try a deep nurishing conditioner mixed with conditioning oil. Put this on your hair after washing and wrap your hair up in a warm towel for your hair to be nurished. Do this once or twice a week. Not too sure abot the grey hair. Also see your hairdresser for a new hair style that will make your hair look fuller and thicker. Be careful with what products you use as these could do more harm than good. Try and use natural products if you can.
 

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you could try a prescription-strength hair and scalp conditioner. i think they can sometimes restore color as well as hair thickness and length. keracyte is the only one i know of, but i am sure you can find a bunch of products to compare if you do a google search. Good Luck!

ps - congrats on your son!
 

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To lose hair during pregnancy is nothing uncommon.
My daughter in now 16 months old and my “new” hair is about 2 inches long. If you want to stimulate the hair regrowth here are some tips:

- Increase blood circulation in you scalp with a daily scalp massage and vitamin B.
- Also zinc stimulates hair growth. You need about 50 ml a day.

I prefer getting my vitamins from my food instead of supplements. If you eat 5 portions of fresh fruits and vegetables a day you get enough vitamin B and zinc plus also vitamin C and iron which are also important for a healthy hair.

But if you really feel that you want to boost your vitamin/mineral intake a very good and inexpensive way is to eat sprouts. Use them in salads, on bread, on cereal or just as snack. The seeds are very cheap and all you need to sprout them is a colander.

- Rye and sunflower sprouts are especially good for your vitamin B intake.
- Pumpkin sprouts are great if you need extra zinc.

Good luck
Carolin
 

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My hair is thin, gray and unshiny.


For thin, I am using spirulina and horsetail capsules. Definitely helping with my hair looking and feeling fuller, and reducing my shed rate. I was shedding the normal approx. 100 hairs per day before adding these supplements and now I shed less than that.

Gray I am doing on purpose. I am tired of coloring my hair and having the damage and other breakage that I experienced due to the thin/dry nature of my curly hair.

For unshiny, I am doing at-home glossing treatments every 6-8 weeks or when I remember (which an push it to 10-12 week intervals). I use Robert Craig Clear, and it's worked well for me.

I am getting happier about my hair since adding these changes.
 

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My hair is thin, gray and unshiny.


For thin, I am using spirulina and horsetail capsules. Definitely helping with my hair looking and feeling fuller, and reducing my shed rate. I was shedding the normal approx. 100 hairs per day before adding these supplements and now I shed less than that.

Gray I am doing on purpose. I am tired of coloring my hair and having the damage and other breakage that I experienced due to the thin/dry nature of my curly hair.

For unshiny, I am doing at-home glossing treatments every 6-8 weeks or when I remember (which an push it to 10-12 week intervals). I use Robert Craig Clear, and it's worked well for me.

I am getting happier about my hair since adding these changes.
I' too take horsetail capsules for my hair. How many mg do you take? I will have to look at the spirulina. I was also loosing 100 plus strands a day!! It has helped a ton since taking the horsetail, but I still would like to see less shedding-
 

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How do you know if you're losing 100 strands a day?

I've heard that Nizoral shampoo (originally for dandruff) is good for thickening too. It gives tons of body!



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When you wash and rinse they come out and my hands are covered. Same when I run my hands through my hair. My endocrine actually asked me to save all the hair each day and put in a zip lock and bring in for a period of one week. She is the one that said-WOWOWOWOW that is over 100 strands a day-


I do have a load of new growth. It is about 2 inches or so in length. I just can't imagine how long it will take to catch up to the rest of my hair.
 

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How do you know if you're losing 100 strands a day?

I've heard that Nizoral shampoo (originally for dandruff) is good for thickening too. It gives tons of body!
Wow - great idea. This shampoo has given some positive results on "androgenic alopecia" - hormone driven hair loss that men experience, but so do many of us women as estrogen levels decline in our middle-later years.
 

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Wow - great idea. This shampoo has given some positive results on "androgenic alopecia" - hormone driven hair loss that men experience, but so do many of us women as estrogen levels decline in our middle-later years.
I did not know that!!!

So it volumizes AND treats the cause of thinning!
I see that there is Rx strength and OTC strength. Do you know if the OTC would be just as effective?



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Wow - great idea. This shampoo has given some positive results on "androgenic alopecia" - hormone driven hair loss that men experience, but so do many of us women as estrogen levels decline in our middle-later years.
Actually my estrogen levels are totally normal. My loss is from my thyroid and iron levels.
 

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I did not know that!!!

So it volumizes AND treats the cause of thinning!
I see that there is Rx strength and OTC strength. Do you know if the OTC would be just as effective?
I read that the 2% Rx is more effective, but that results are still seen with the 1% OTC. Might be worth checking alldaychemist for the Rx. I'm going to look here tomorrow to see if we have either in Canada.
 

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Actually my estrogen levels are totally normal. My loss is from my thyroid and iron levels.
Good that you had levels done, gymrat. I suspect that my thyroid is messed up too, but have not had that labwork done. How much iron are you taking now - I probably need that too.
 

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Good that you had levels done, gymrat. I suspect that my thyroid is messed up too, but have not had that labwork done. How much iron are you taking now - I probably need that too.
I take 400mgs of the horsetail, but just started taking it 2 times a day to see if it helps with less hair strands coming out.

I take 28mg of iron, once a day. Iron is a tricky thing to take, you have to be careful otherwise it will cause bathroom issues- the one I take is a non bathroom issue iron


For your thyroid look at taking L-tyrosine. You can get it where you get your other vitamins/supplements.
How does L-Tyrosine relieve hypothyroidism symptoms?
 

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I take 400mgs of the horsetail, but just started taking it 2 times a day to see if it helps with less hair strands coming out.

I take 28mg of iron, once a day. Iron is a tricky thing to take, you have to be careful otherwise it will cause bathroom issues- the one I take is a non bathroom issue iron


For your thyroid look at taking L-tyrosine. You can get it where you get your other vitamins/supplements.
How does L-Tyrosine relieve hypothyroidism symptoms?
Thanks gymrat. I have a list of things now to check when I go to the store tomorrow.
 
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