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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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How to control excess sebum production on my scalp?

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 »

Please suggest me an Ayurvedic medicine for hair fall.

Query: Dear Doctor, I have dandruff problem and it is causing massive hair fall. Kindly suggest me any Ayurvedic procedure or medicine for a cure.  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Bhatla

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are many reasons for dandruff. Close examination can help diagnose the exact reason for dandruff. I am sharing some steps which usually help cure dandruff. Use MahaBhringraj Oil (any good brand) at night to massage scalp with finger tips. Saturate the scalp. On the...  Read Full »

Please suggest ayurvedic treatment for dandruff hair fall.

Query: Hi doctor, I have dandruff and hair fall for a longer period of time. I do not take oil or fried food. My face is full of pimples and visible open pores. I tried many options in allopathy but everything was temporary. Please provide a solution for it.  Read Full »

Dr. Niveditha. S.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Dandruff, hair fall, and pimples are all interrelated. According to ayurveda, healthy blood will help you have healthy hair and skin. Try the following ayurveda remedies for hair fall and pimple, follow up with me after a month. The medications are available in ayurveda...  Read Full »

Please suggest ayurvedic treatment for dandruff and hair fall.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male. My weight is 127.87 Ibs and height is 5'6". My problems are gray hair and hair fall. I have an allergy to dust, perfume, and smoke. Sometimes, I have breathing problems and cough in the early morning, I am working in shift. I am suffering from constipation too. My...  Read Full »

Dr. Revathi. T. S.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The main reason for premature graying of hairs and hair fall is stress due to rotation shift. So, try to fix your shift. Take hair nourishing food like dried grapes, dates, fig, curry leaves and spinach. Avoid curd and pickle. Try to reduce your salt intake. Take Triph...  Read Full »

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 »

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