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Hair fall is a problem when the rate of hair loss is more than the rate of hair regrowth. The signs of hair fall are losing hair in patches or clumps, thinning of hair, and hair becoming brittle and fragile. Many conditions like thyroid disease, PCOS, cancer, extreme weight loss, and scalp infection can result in hair fall.

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I am experiencing hair fall and symptoms of lethargy and fatigue. What should I eat to overcome it?

Query: Hello doctor, Recently I grew my interest in a healthy life and want to transform myself for well-being. I started doing meditation and yoga. Along with this, I am planning to take some Ayurvedic herbs for my health and energy. For this, I need your kind help and suggestions. I am 5 feet 10 inches t...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First and foremost, I feel your BMI is more than acceptable. It should be between 20 and 25. Obesity promotes sluggishness and fatigue. You will grow ill if you do not exercise and regulate your weight. Because you practice yoga and meditation, it is quite useful to yo...  Read Full »

I am a 25-year-old student suffering from hair loss and an itchy scalp. This has increased with my recent exams. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 25-year-old student and suffering from hair loss since few years I have an itching scalp. Whenever my exams come I can see many hairs falling on my books even washing my hair also I can see strands of hair on my hand. My scalp now can easily see the cause of the loss of hair. Ple...  Read Full »

Dr. Sheetal Kamble

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am glad to answer your query and understand your concern. There are several reasons for hair loss in young people. After reading your history, it seems the mental stress due to exam is the cause for your hair loss. I have seen many such youngsters complaining about h...  Read Full »

I have severe hair loss and want to regrow my hair quickly in those regions. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I lose my hair very rapidly. So, I want to get rid of my hair fall problem. I want to regrow my hair dense quickly. Kindly suggest to me the solution for hair fall.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. You did not mention how long have you been suffering from this problem or whether have you taken any medicine or not. There might be many reasons behind hair fall like stress, lack of proper diet or sleep, some medicatio...  Read Full »

I have receding hairline and hair fall, for a year. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 years old. My height is 5'41" and weight 147.71 Ibs. I have receding hairline and hair fall, for a year. I am not under any medication. Kindly advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and saw the attached files (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There can be many causes behind this kind of hair fall like genetic cause, nutritional deficiency or improper lifestyle, etc. If it is due to a genetic cause, then it will ...  Read Full »

I have doubts regarding indigestion, hair fall, acne and irregular menstrual cycle. Are they interrelated?

Query: Hello doctor, I have doubts regarding indigestion, severe hair fall, acne with irregular and short menstrual cycles, which is lasting from a few days. Are these interrelated? I am suffering from PCOS, as the latest lower abdomen test shows a cyst in the lower ovary. Also, my menstrual cycles are get...  Read Full »

Dr. Sreelekshmi. M. G.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I came to know from your complaints that you have PCOS with hair fall, indigestion, and reduced menstrual flow. Yes, your doubt is right, it is all related. As per Ayurveda PCOS is caused by eating excessive sweet, fatty foods which increase kapha (mucus) in the body...  Read Full »

Are hair fall, skin infections, and overweight due to hypothyroidism?

Query: Hello doctor, I have hypothyroidism. With that, I am facing hair fall, skin infections, overweight, high cholesterol, and memory loss. Are all these happening because of thyroid or there are other factors involved? I am a firm believer in Ayurveda but can this be treated with Ayurveda permanently? ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Hypothyroidism may cause these symptoms as you have described. But it is other possibilities too. Hair fall may be due to infection, excessive use of different kinds of shampoo and conditioner, changes in food habits and water, stress, etc. Stress and anxiety may lead t...  Read Full »

What can be done for dry scalp with white flaky layers on the front and sides?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a very dry scalp. There is a white flaky layer on the front and on the sides of the scalp. I have tried different shampoos but no help. Hair is getting thin day by day. I shampoo my hair twice weekly and before shampoo only I apply oil. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sheetal Nanji Dama

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. You can start with the following medication regimen: Take five pills of Sulfur 30 in the morning, noon, and at night. Similarly, take five pills of Arsenicum album 200 in the morning and evening. For Psorinum 1M, take fi...  Read Full »

Please suggest homeopathy remedies for severe hair fall.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 32 years old. I am suffering from severe hair fall for last five months. My hair comes out in bunches whenever I wash or comb them. They already got too thin and also I am a patient of hyperthyroidism. I am done with the tests. Reports are normal and the thyroid is under control. S...  Read Full »

Dr. Potnuru Srinivaasa Sudhakar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to hair fall, you need to use Lodium 1M one dose and Acid Fluor 6C daily 10 pills in the morning. And you have to take nitrous food. Do not use chemical shampoos and hair oils for your hair. Use Arnica hair oil (Extracts of Arnica montana, Calendula, Cinchona, Jaboran...  Read Full »

How to control excess sebum production on my scalp naturally?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21 year old male, who is 5'41" tall, and I weigh 136.68 Ibs. How to control excess sebum production on my scalp? It causes my hair to fall like anything.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to When hair roots do not get sufficient nutrition, then its roots become weak and fragile so that you will have hair fall. Another most important cause is applying several kinds of shampoo and conditioner, which makes hair and scalp rough and dry. So kindly avoid using ...  Read Full »

Is baldness really hereditary?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old. My hair is getting thin. As my father is bald, I fear that I will also get bald. Also, I want to improve my skin texture. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Raman Kaushik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is well known that baldness or alopeciahave a strong genetic connection. Hair fall and losing hair texture is also very common after the age of adolescent due to androgen (androgenic alopecia). Hair fallis also triggered by an unhealthy and stressful lifestyle. Follow...  Read Full »

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