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Home Remedies for Hair Loss

Onion Juice  

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Posted by Jane (Mass) on 04/02/2014
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Onion juice will regrow hair. The Allicin in the onion juice stimulates follicle growth and draws blood supply up to the root. Blend one medium onion in a blender, you can add 2 tbs honey and tbs olive oil. Put into a squirt bottle. Massage onto your scalp before bed and wear shower cap, wash off in morning. There was a study in Journal of Dermatology, 80% of subjects showed hair growth within one week. You can use nightly until you get the amount of growth desired and then use once a month for maintenance.


Posted by Helene (Manila, Philippines) on 03/25/2008
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Onion juice with calamansi juice stops my hairfall in just 2 weeks time.

I have been experiencing hair fall since I was 14 , now Im 36 years old and my hair is really thin. But small hair continue to grow but rate of hairfall is faster than growth. So I came accross in the internet use of onion juice.So I extract fresh red onion using osterizer, then add 1 piece of calamansi juice. (or 1/2 of lime). I apply this every night. using a small pipette, then massage my scalp daily. The 3X a week I apply olive oil with rosemary leaves overnight, after applying onion juice. i plan to do this for a year. My hair stops falling and small hair continue to grow which are also strong and thick.

Replied by A.
Broward, Fl
09/15/2009

I heard and read that Onion juice may help regrow hair back. google it and check this site out.

http://www.articleset.com/Health_articles_en_Garlic-Onion-For-Hair-Loss-Remedy.htm


Panthenol  

Posted by Sick (Sl, H, Kuwait) on 03/02/2013

I have a receding hair line and hair fall too with chronic dandruff. My dermatologist prescribed me Panthenol. Any body here has used it. Is it safe and effective to use it. Thank you.


Pine Tar Soap  

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Posted by CJ (northern, wisconsin) on 04/02/2008
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Over ten years ago, I experienced clumps of hair suddenly falling out overnight. Stress, I suppose. I had 3 patches of total hairlessness ranging from the size of a quarter to a half dollar. I mean, no hair, at least I could comb over at the time. Also, thin spots that weren't totally bare. A month went by with no improvement and then my sister happened to mention to me about a couple other people she knew who had the same type of hair loss and who had used the kind of soap we Finlanders use in the sauna, ____ Pine Tar Soap, and their hair grew back. I lived near a soap shop at the time and immediately went and bought a bar and washed my hair with it right away. I washed my hair with it daily for over a month. Within the first week, the bald patches filled in with peach fuzz hair within 4 weeks, you could not tell where the bald patches had been. My hair has not fallen out since and I only wash my hair with it occasionally as "insurance." It's easy to use bar soap to wash hair but they also make it in a liquid shampoo. I don't know why it works but it's only couple bucks for the bar soap and worth a try.

Replied by Angie
South Pasadena, California
04/17/2009

Hi All. Neither one of my older sisters have had any problems with hair loss so I think my hair loss is due to some necessary medication I am taking. Anyway, the problem started once I started taking this medication. I tried the acv rinse and it didn't help. I also tried a lot of supplements but they made my acid reflux worse. Although I didn't expect much, I bought a bar of ___Pine Tar soap and used it to wash my hair. Ever since the first night, and it's been about a week and a half now, less hair has been falling out in the shower. The one exception is if I've been really stressed out in the twenty four hours since last washing my hair. The only two complaints is the very strong scent of the soap and that it leaves a residue on your hair since it is made with coconut oil. My hair doesn't look greasy but it looks like it has less volume. Just today I went a step further by installing a shower filter. Even less of my hair fell out tonight in the shower and I am really pleased. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to the two people who recommended these two remedies. Sincerely, Angie

Replied by Angie
South Pasadena, California
12/04/2009
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Dear All: I wrote a few months ago that pine tar soap helped less hair fall out in the shower. That was true for a long time. Unfortunately though, after a few months I believe it has caused the clinical sebborheic dermatitis I now suffer from. This has only exacerbated my hair loss much further. So, I would try organic fragrance free shampoo and conditioner for hair loss in shower instead. I've read that sulfates found in most commercial shampoos can worsen hair loss and scalp conditions. Good luck all, I'm going to be tested for iodine deficiency because of things I've read on this site. Angie


Protein  

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Posted by Good Light (Granola Munching Tree Hugger Ville, Oregon) on 01/25/2013
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Hi everyone. Thanks for sharing your great information. My hair started falling extremely fast when I started a new physical training program 10 years ago. I thought the hair loss was due to the new exercise stress on my body, but it turned out to be the supplements I was taking. It contained Creatine which was supposed to help with muscle recovery. Once I stopped taking creatine, my hair stopped falling out. I read that Creatine increases testosterone in women which can cause hair loss. Since I haven't taken the supplement in 10 years, I think there has to be a different issue now. Now, my hair goes through severe cycles of loss and growth. I was on progesterone replacement for a while which increased my hair growth, once I was "level" and stopped the supplement, growth stopped. I do think taking creatine was the initial cause and perhaps whatever change in my body for the hairloss to continue. I am taking the ACV and baking soda for Barretts esophagus and GERD. I am hoping the hair growth will be a pleasant side effect. My best wishes for you all to find your cure. :)


Red Raspberry Tea, Kelp  

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Posted by Noelle (Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa) on 08/22/2009
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To Melinda re: Saw Palmetto for hair loss... forget Saw Palmetto. Saw Palmetto regnerates tissue. There's some conflicting information out there, but it does not appear to be safe for women to take, especially if you have fibroids or endometriosis, and most especially if you don't know it!

I went through nine years of hell with hair loss, which started at perimenopause. I would be out to dinner with a friend and hunks of hair would fall into my plate. I'd wash my hair and would fill up the toilet bowl with the hair that would come out. (And yes, I originally had a ton of hair, below the shoulder in length and very thick.) This wasn't just a general thinning, but patchy fallout and breakage. Every winter the hair would change texture, get hard as a rock and break off at the roots at the left side of the crown and at the nape of the neck. When I couldn't hide the damage, I wore wigs. I wore wigs for five out of those nine years. Doctors and herbalists couldn't find the cause. My thyroid checked out normal on blood tests; I did not have a fungal infection of the scalp. I tried everything I could think of: MSM worked for a little while, so did Black Walnut Hull tincture. I had some luck with Black Cohosh for a year, then it rebounded on me and I had to stop.

Finally, in 2006, a friend of mine sent me to a lecture on adrenal fatigue. I later had myself "spit" tested for levels of estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, thyroid hormones, cortisol and DHEA. Well, it turns out that at 5PM each day, I had no cortisol. Zip, nada. My adrenals were in trouble and there was no way they could take over and compensate for the lowered hormone output of menopause. The protocol for raising levels of cortisol is to take DHEA and Pregnenalone (sp?). Unfortunately, between slop bucket hot flashes, extreme fatigue and flipping out, I was too sensitive to take those "precursor" hormones.

Four months after this, I got very sick with Bronchitis and could not get rid of it for three months. A herbalist I was seeing for the Bronchitis decided that my problems were nutritional and prescribed a herbal mix that I was to take as nutrients and not as medicine. Well, my body didn't react too well to that, either, so I decided to buy the herbs in bulk and try them one by one to see which one was disagreeing with me. One of the herbs was RED RASPBERRY LEAF, WHICH ALONG WITH KELP, GAVE ME MY HAIR BACK!!!! It was noticeable within days. I started the tea in March; by early May my hair had filled in enough that I was able to cut my hair in a short style and ditch the wig. Red Raspberry is known as a female tonic and mild alterative that tones the uterus, stops hemorrhages and diarrhea, reduces fevers, cures mouth ulcers and stimulates hair growth. It's delicious, inexpensive and you don't need much of it.

Purchase Red Raspberry Leaf in bulk at any reputable herb store or coop. When buying Kelp in bulk, get the granulated kind that looks like pepper. The fine powder Kelp is too clumpy and doesn't mix or sprinkle well.

Formula:

Put 1/2 teaspoon of Raspberry Leaf in infuser or strainer.
Pour boiling water in cup to cover. Steep for 10 minutes, or if you like, to lukewarm.
Drink a cup of this twice a day. When your hair is recovered, reduce to once a day.

Kelp: 1/4 teaspoon twice a day; once in AM, once in late afternoon. Just put it on the spoon and follow with a big glass of water, or sprinkle it on your food. Can cause sleeplessness if taken in evening. Can also take 1/2 teaspoon once a day. Adjust dosage depending on how it effects you.

Another thing that's helpful -- switch to an organic shampoo and conditioner. Especially conditioner! You'll notice a difference right away. My hair texture really changed; it became much more elastic! Some "organics" are really organic and some are not. If you email me, I'd be glad to tell you what I used. If you go to Organic Consumer website you should be able to find a link to a list of products that are NOT AUTHENTIC or are contaminated with toxins, so you can screen any hair products you are interested in against the list.

I realize this is long, but I thought the story needed to be told. It wasn't until last year on an annual physical that it was discovered that I had hundreds of tiny cysts on my thyroid, yet all my numbers were still normal. Red Raspberry might work for you. Good luck, Melinda.

Replied by Loraine
Orlando, Fl
08/22/2009

Noelle: thanks for all the wonderful information you shared with your story. Coincidentally, i was just reading about red raspberry tea but was unsure if i could use it since i have both thyroid and adrenal issues. Can you let me know what you used to fix your adrenals? I really need help in this area. Thank you and God bless.

Loraine

Replied by Noelle
Minneapolis, Mn, Usa
08/23/2009

Lorraine: There should not be any reason why you can't use Red Raspberry Leaf tea. I don't think it affects the thyroid per se. It just fixes some of the problems caused by hormone imbalance, and adds minerals and B vitamins that might be depleted due to glands not functioning properly. It's the kelp that affects the thyroid and stops hair fallout cold. Raspberry Leaf grows the hair and makes it shiny.

As for my adrenal problem, it's not entirely fixed. Underlying infections can pull adrenal function down. I had a huge double abscess tooth removed last year, but I was disappointed that my energy did not increase. I seem to be carrying a virus that we cannot identify and have allergies that occasionally fog my head so much I walk into walls. (Claritin-D cuts that one right quick!) I was tested by a hematologist for everything they could think of. Allopathically, my bloodwork was normal. I ran the results by a naturopath: two indicators pointed to either parasites or low iron or both. Nobody seems to want to believe I have parasites! I'm currently using Bill Munro's H2O2 inhalation method. Its been two weeks; my energy is a little better, but I'm not seeing spectacular results yet. So . . . I'm still working on it!

Replied by Kate Saggu
Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK
12/23/2012
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Noelle from Minneopolis - Thank you very much for the advisement. You have saved my life. My hair loss has practically gone after taking the remedies for a week. My hair is glossy and no longer continues to fall out. I owe you a huge 'THANK YOU'.

Replied by Citygirl27
Richardson, Tx, Usa
12/24/2012

K. from Maidenhead, did you notice any androgenic side effects from taking Saw Palmetto? like increased facial hair, sweating, or anything of the sort? or any other side effects? Saw palmetto is normally recommended for men, that is why I was curious.

Replied by Roberta
Charlotte Nc, Usa
03/30/2013

Thank You to Noelle from Minneapolis for the advice on Red Raspberry Tea and Kelp. Just started them last week and wanted to know how long to use them. Also menopausal, and adrenals. So far the Red Raspberry seems to calm them down, more so than anything that I have tried. How is your hair growth coming along?

Replied by Noelle
Minneapolis, Mn
03/31/2013

Hi Roberta -- sorry I haven't been on the site in a while. Use the Raspberry Leaf Tea as long as you feel you need it. It's pretty safe. Really tones the female organs. Be more careful with the Kelp. If you find yourself feeling a little wired or having trouble getting to sleep, try reducing the dose or taking it only in the morning. 1/4 - 1/2 tsp of Kelp in the morning and evening will usually stop hair fallout cold.

There are a couple of types of hair vitamins that really contribute to softness and texture, although I can't name brands on Earth Clinic. (I can tell you to check out the reviews on Swanson Vitamins and iHerb. ) Also, if you're looking to thicken the hair Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5) really works and fast, but you have to take at least 500mg per day. B5 is also indicated for energy production in the adrenals.

As for me, hair growth is fine, but I've been experiencing a different set of hair problems since starting constitutional homeopathic treatment in late 2010. I've been on Naja (cobra venom) for 1-1/2 years now and there were problems with dosages in 2011 & 1st half of 2012. Homeopathy tends to push things out through the skin and hair, and I had an extreme reaction with both. (Hair formed huge knots, totally uncombable; I had to cut it off! I won't tell you what was going on with my skin and where. Wanted to murder my homeopath; got a second and third opinion instead. ) Things are much better now. When I comb my hair, I have no shedding whatsoever. All that's left of the damage are a couple of alopecia spots and a receding hairline in the front, which I am working on. I had to stop relaxing and coloring my hair -- it grew back in in big patches of black and white and looks really cool! People are always asking me, "how did you get your hair like that?"

Anyway, for growth I recommend:

1) Nettles, both drinking the tea and rubbing on the scalp. Make a strong infusion of Nettle Leaf; it'll keep in the fridge for about 48 hours. Longer than that, it's ineffective.

2) Get a big aloe leaf, rub some of the gel on the scalp. It seems to stimulate the hair follicles.

3) And, of course, Red Raspberry Leaf.

So there!


Sage Tea  

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Posted by Sam (Ohio) on 10/15/2014
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Try sage tea for hair loss. Works well and smells good. Steep leaves--I use the dry kind-- in hot water, let cool, massage GENTLY onto clean scalp (hair can be damp) Either rinse out or leave on.

All the best!


Saliva  

Posted by Lisa (Lafayette, La) on 06/03/2012

Okay, I am going to share something really weird with all of you hair loss people who have pain and/or itching on their scalps. I have (had) the same, and diffuse hair loss as well, with scalp showing through top of hair all of a sudden. I had itching and pain at the top of my head, sometimes on the sides, sometimes in the back. Ranged from light itching to just downright pain some of the time. I tried many of Ted's remedies, tea tree oil and lavender oil, Apple Cider Vinegar and h202, borax and niacinadmide topically, and others. Not much progress yet.

Then I remembered reading a year or so ago something about how people with Morgellens, or invisible parasites that crawl around on their skin and faces, etc. and how you could stop those little critters in their tracks with human saliva. That's right, apply a little spit to the agitated area and presto, instant relief. So, I thought, why not try the same thing on my head? By golly, it worked! I would feel an itch or twinge of pain, work up a good bit of spit on two fingers, and touch it to the spot, and rub it in really good. Be sure you move all of your hair out of the way first, and just concentrate on the scalp. I believe that over the course of a couple of weeks, I have effectively spit on my entire head, two finger tip widths at a time. And do you know, for the most part, the itching and pain is gone!!! I really concentrated on the frontal area right above the hairline at first, which was where most of my problems are. And then sporadically around the rest of my head as the urge to scratch came.

I did a google search, and there are articles saying that researchers have found a substance in human saliva that kills parasites/bacteria/fungus on contact. Imagine that! Now I am just waiting for my missing hair to come back home to roost. By the way, a few weeks ago, I stopped using ALL shampoos and followed Ted's advise of 2 tablespoons borax in about a pint of water for the wash, followed by 2 teaspoons of citric acid (find it in the canning isle at walmart) in a pint of water for the rinse. My thin, usually not very attractive hair is getting fuller and healthier looking by the DAY! Do it, give up that crappy shampoo that is making people lose their hair. I would love for someone else to try this (the saliva) and leave feedback if it works for you!

Replied by Timh
Louisville, Ky, Usa
06/04/2012
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Lisa, thanx for this good post. Not merely human saliva, but saliva of almost any warm-blooded animal is applicable for topical and even sub topical disease or wounds. For example, ancient cultures or primitive peoples suffering all sorts of maladies certainly took notice of their pets "licking their wounds", and eventually made the connection w/ the most affectionate of the animals volunteering this service to their wounded masters. The saliva plus the loving service of the animal provided much disease alleviation and in a minority of cases elimination.

If one gets an insect bite or minor abrasion while outing, immediately licking or sucking the affected area is certainly beneficial.


Saw Palmetto  

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Posted by Melinda (Campbellsville, Ky) on 08/20/2009

Help! Does anyone out there know if it's harmful in any ways for women to take saw palmetto? Thyroid's done a number on my hair. Looking for ways to hopefully get it back. Always thought SP was a men's herb. Any info regarding this would be helpful. Please feel free to email me about it. Thanks!

Replied by Kelly
Atlanta, Ga
08/22/2009

Melinda, Saw Palmetto is definitely safe for women to take. It is one of the top ingredients in a lot of herbal breast enhancement formulas for women. I have taken Saw Palmetto for months at a time before and never had any side effects (never got bigger breasts either!) ;-)

Replied by T
Baltimore, Md, USA
08/22/2009

Hair loss can be hormonally or nutritionally caused, or possibly medicinally or environmentally caused, or a combination of any/all of these. Figuring out why you're losing hair will help you determine your own course of action. That said, here's a few observations.

Herbals for hormonal causes - I don't personally recall seeing that saw palmetto shouldn't be taken by women, but I've read that it can *potentially* cause weight gain. If that's a concern, an alternative to try could be nettle root and pygeum. And take with lysine, as lysine has been shown to boost the effectiveness of DHT blockers. Ensure adequate zinc intake as zinc is also a DHT blocker, but keep in mind that it is very important to balance zinc with copper (2mg copper to every 30mg of zinc).

Nutritional - Top of the list in my opinion is to have your ferritin levels checked, particularly as low ferritin is common in thyroid problems, which you mentioned having. Ferritin is the stored iron in the body, and is present in hair follicles. You can actually have normal serum iron but low ferritin, so it's the ferritin you want checked for this. Low ferritin can result in hair loss, and if you're low you won't successfully regrow much no matter what you do until the levels are improved. Ferritin levels should be at least 70-90. I wouldn't suggest iron supplementation until you know your status for sure (especially for men), as excess iron can be dangerous. In your diet, have some orange juice or something with vitamin C in it when consuming iron-rich foods like red meats, spinach etc., as vitamin C aids iron absorption. Avoid tea for awhile after iron intake as the tannins in tea can block iron absorption - same goes for wine.

With your thyroid you might also check into whether you have adequate selenium and iodine intake as these are vital to thyroid function. There's a vicious circle with thyroid and ferritin problems, so you'd want to address all sides.

Let's not forget that the basics count here too - a good overall diet, stress reduction, organic shampoos, etc. And TIME! Hair can take awhile to show changes.

Best of luck, and please let us know what you find works for you!

Replied by Al
Boward, Fl
10/28/2009

T from Baltimore, you seem to know enough about hair loss. I was wondering what kind of doctor can I go to check my ferretin level out.

Noelle, I too suffer from allergies and at times I get fungus on my feet. I am also losing hair. Ive tried everything. Any suggestions?

Replied by T
Maryland, Usa
11/06/2009

Hi Al,

Everything I know about hair loss is pretty much in that post above ;) Your regular doctor can order you a ferritin blood test, or you can order one yourself online through various places. If I may say the name here, I have personally used HealthCheck USA online a few times for various bloodwork. It's a very fast and easy service and totally legit. You get the blood drawn at the same labs the doctors send you to (like LabCorp); the only difference is that it's WAY cheaper than going through the doc if you're uninsured and paying out of pocket as I was, and the results go to you directly.

Assuming by your name that you are male, if you do end up needing to supplement with iron due to low ferritin levels, get rechecked periodically to ensure your levels don't go too high.

The foot fungus and allergy issues you mentioned - have you looked into candida? That could possibly contribute to hair loss as well. There's a lot of info here on EC about candida.

Good luck!


Posted by John (Mount Washington, USA) on 09/07/2007
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I can't recall how I came across this, but Saw Palmetto supplemental capsules work great for BPH. Common directions are 2 caps in the morning and 2 in the evening. I mentioned this to my father who told me he had already been taking Saw Palmetto for years to keep from having to get up during the night to urinate. Upon more research, I found that Saw Palmetto is a DHT blocker. DHT is what causes hair loss. I was getting a thin spot in my crown when I started taking Saw Palmetto. Six months to a year later, my wife asked if I was using Rogaine! I asked why and she said she noticed I no longer had a thin spot. I again mentioned this to my father and he increased his dosage. At 75 years old, he has noticed his hair becoming thicker. Hope this helps everyone.

Replied by Chris
SLP, Ca
12/13/2008

ive heard that saw palmetto can stop androgenic hair loss. but it can have serious consequences and that it may not work. but either way actual fda approved products like propecia have saw palmetto extract.

Replied by Brian142
Miami, Florida
06/26/2009

Does saw palmetto actually regrow lost hair??


Seborrheic Dermatitis  

Posted by Lt (Boston, Ma) on 09/16/2011

Hi:

I was diagnosed with SD last summer. I've had it every time the season changes over the past year, 3 -4 times now... It has always been accompanied by intense itching, followed by me using head and shoulders and hair shedding for about a month or so till it calmed down. This July I had a bout of SD, it cleared up till we decided to hit one of the water parks.... And then it came back in full force.

It's been two months now and I don't still have it under control. I'm really worried about all the hair that I'm losing. I'm very very depressed whenever I wash or comb my hair.... I finally gave in and used the topical steroid prescription that my doc gave me.... It seems to help with the itching... But my hair loss is still continuing... Please help... In the past I've applied neem oil and apple cider vinegar to my hair to help with the itching... But that's not helping any more.... Please help!

I tried applying tea tree oil and let it sit for sometime and followed it with Trader Joe's tea tree oil shampoo... But my hair just came out in clumps.... So I stopped it after just once.... Please help!!!

Replied by Musterd
Boston, Ma
09/17/2011

My sd has almost completely cleared using sulfur shampoo every day for 8 months. It was really noticeable after 2 months, now you can't even tell I have it. Search for sulfur shampoo, a few companies sell it, it is worth the $! Also stress makes it flare so do yoga and eat plain Greek yogurt to balance your internal flora, this is a cause too, too many antibiotics over the years caused mine I believe.


Selenium, Coconut Oil  

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Posted by Dan (Bullhead City, Arizona) on 12/18/2008
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I have found that taking Selenium nearly completely stopped my hair loss. With Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, I saw a little hair re-growth - not to mention a fantastic improvement in my overall skin and scalp health.

Mine is typical male pattern baldness, but it started when I was only 16 after a tough bout with Walking Pneumonia. I'm now 39 years old. Hair loss began early with me, most likely by way of an internal systemic fungal infestation that was allowed to flourish in the wake of the heavy antibiotics I was given for Pneumonia.

Read Ted From Thailand's comments on hair loss and causes. You need to detox and get heavy metals out of your body first, then treat with natural anti-fungal remedies and supplements.

When taking 400mcg of Selenium and two to four tablespoons of Organic Virgin Coconut (internally) each day, I saw some very modest hair regrowth. Just some; not a lot. I also was taking as many tablets of Acidophilus as I could to fight fungus in the body, since I don't think there's a way to overdose on Acidophilus.

Consistency is the key. I am not as consistent as I need to be, unfortunately. To see real results, I have to take the Selenium and Coconut Oil each and every day.

Scalp itching is part of my hair loss, and treating itching topically with coconut oil helps a lot.

It is my hunch that if you have dandruff, acne, hair loss, brittle hair, flakes in your eyebrows and crust around your nose or in your ears, you probably have a fungal infection. Again, read Ted From Thailand's recommendations.

Replied by Chance
Charlotte, North Carolina
06/05/2009

Hello I was wondering if you could tell me what form of selenium did you use. Was it selenium yeast, selenomethionine, selenite,etc. Cngratulations on your wonderful results.

Replied by Jasmine
Lawrenceville, Nj
04/15/2010
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Selenium has reversed my hair loss. My hair started thinning in college. I'm now 41 years old. I used to have very thick, luxurious hair. But over the years, my part just got wider and wider and my ponytail smaller and smaller. Then in Jan 2009, I started taking selenium (1000 mcg) to reduce skin spots. Over the course of only a few months, I noticed my part filling in. At first I thought it was my imagination because I didn't dare get my hopes up, but I kept taking the selenium. Now after a little over a year, I have a significant amount of hair so that my scalp doesn't show anymore. I also take B-complex 50 mg x4 and folic acid 800 mcg x 3. I've recently reduced the amount of selenium to 600 mcg since I noticed my nails flaking which is a sign that there may be too much selenium in the system. I also use coconut oil to moisturize my hair. I leave the coconut oil in my hair overnight and wash my hair in the morning. I do this a few times per week on alternating days. The other days, I use ACV as a rinse. I mix half cup of ACV with half cup of water to make the rinse. I pour this in my hair at the start of my shower and then rinse it out when I'm done showering. My hair is now healthy and shiny. Thanks to God for helping me find a cure for my hair loss.

Replied by Anna
London, Uk
07/04/2011

To Jasmine... How long did it take to grow back? My hairloss also started at college, when I was 14, had some seborreic dermatitis, bad acne and lots of hairloss which will come in handfulls with white heads at the end of the follicule. Only time stopped was when I was pregnant, but its coming back again and I am getting thinner and thinner hair, though slightly thick. not sure if this is hormonal, or because I have fungus... Did you find out the symptoms for yours?


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Posted by Robert (Belvidere, illinois) on 01/29/2009
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I've Learned a way that may help in regrowing Hair. Rub Sesame Oil on your head each night before bed then cover with a cap or wrap your head with a towel when you wake in the morning shower using a Herbal shampoo follow up with a final rinse using 1 Tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar.


Shu Wu Pian  

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Posted by Mohamed (Denver, Colorado) on 10/31/2008
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I started losing my hair when i was about 18 .i t became a natural thing after a while , i was introduced to Shu Wu Pian which is a chinese herbal supplement .after taking regularly for a few weeks i noticed that the hair lose completly stopped and all the gray hair went away, told my dad about it and he had the same result . Shu Wu Pian can be found at any asian market .Oh did i mention it makes you feel very young as well :)) good luck !!!!

EC: Read about potential side effects (rare liver reactions) here: http://www.itmonline.org/arts/hsw_alert.htm

"The four published reports cited in the alert all mention Shou Wu Pian; this is a product manufactured in Shanghai; there are also several manufacturers who have more recently copied the product. It is reputed to contain 100% Ho Shou Wu, but the actual content in the Shanghai preparations is not known. The report also mentions the recent cases involving Shen Mina product made of several ingredients (including vitamins), with extract of Ho Shou Wu as a central herbal componentand Shou Wu Wan, which is a formula that is said to contain Ho Shou Wu plus a dozen other herbs."

Replied by Al
Broward, Fl
10/28/2009
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HI, I tried Fo-Ti (Ho-Shou-Wu) which i guess is the same as SHU WU PAIN, and I did not notice any hair growth or niether did it help with my hair loss. I did notice that more hair fell off and even thinned more. while taking this supplement i noticed that my feet started to dry up. I would not recommend this.


Stimulate Blood Circulation  

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Posted by Marko (Christchurch, Canterbury, Newzealand) on 01/11/2012
5 out of 5 stars

A lot of hair loss is due to lack of circulation at the top of the head which is supplied with blood in a different way to the hair at the back and sides -I started losing my hair at 33 years slowly but surely. I tried a few things like E C vaseline & crude oil which improved the hair loss a bit but took a long time also topical herbs (chinese) which helped but didn't fix it so I searched the internet for natural alternatives and found a site that suggested doing head taps with fists, not hard just to get circulation going -no blood, no hair -you can lower your head to your waist tap over scalp for 30 secs or sit upright tap 2 mins also scalp squeeze and pinch about 6 times daily this and a few other things (holistic approach) turned the problem around for me at 56 -I got this from a site called -how to naturally regrow your hair in 15 minutes a day. This really works and will override most underlying causes for hair loss.
Look it up, you won't regret it -good luck you won't need it. Marko

Replied by Marcus
Shreveport, La
04/03/2012
5 out of 5 stars

I cant believe there are no more replies to this!! Hair loss can be cured in as little as 3 minutes per day by stimulating the scalp!!!!!!!!!! First off I am speaking specifically about male pattern baldness. As we get older, our scalp gets tighter which chokes off the blood supply. As we get older, our general circulation gets worse, compounding the problem.

My story:

I am 31 years old and starting losing my hair around 18 years of age. I had a bald spot about 4 inches in diameter atop my head and my hairline has receeded a great deal.

A couple months ago I decided to just shave my head because it was a real mess up there. Upon shaving it I realized that I didnt want to be bald and decided to find a cure and document my results.

I did countless hours of google searches and one thing that I ran across consistently was lack of circulation and tight scalp. Upon pinching the skin on my head I realized something very interesting. My skin was extremelytight where hair loss was occuring, and loose RIGHT next to it where the hair was full.

That right there made me confident that my scalp wasnt getting enough blood due to the galea (fibrous "sheet" below the skins surface whose shap matches exactly the worst case of MPB) being pulled tight by stress.

What did I do? I started drinking a circulation boosting tea (organic ginkgo leaf, 1tbsp to 2.5 cups of water) as well as massaging my scalp and rubbing my fingertips lightly through my hair stubbles for 1-2 hrs a day. I also do tom hagerdy scalp exercises for about 5 minutes per day.

All of these methods have ONE thing in common. They promote blood flow to the top of your head, which is the hardest place for the heart to pump blood due to being the highest point of the head.

Now to the exiting part. Over the past 5 weeks I have completely stopped my hairloss and regrew over a hundred new black hairs. I know it sounds too good to be true but its not. Hair loss is primarily a function of poor circulation to the hair papillae. Bottom line.

I have a topic in an open forum called immortal hair. My username is slowmoe and you can track my progress pictures there.

I hope you have the faith to believe what I am saying is true.

-Marcus B.



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