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I'm having severe hair loss. How do I make my hair come back?

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replied February 9th, 2015
Hair Loss, Hair Disorders Answer A51024
Hi, and thanks for your query on eHealth forum!

To regain your hair growth, you have to find the cause first. Iron deficiency is the commonest cause of hair loss. Iron deficiency can be due to poor intake or poor absorption or due to hidden loss from bleeding as is seen in UTI and gut problems like IBS. The cause of anemia has to be found out by various blood tests. Iron replacement along with diet rich in iron and hemoglobin should be given. Please consult a hematologist if iron deficiency is detected.

Hair loss can also be due to dandruff, dermatitis, shampoos, oils, soaps, dust and dirt etc. Thyroid disorders and diabetes too could be a cause. Insomnia, stress and anxiety along with poor diet and excess of caffeine too can be the cause. Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please consult your family doctor regarding this. Hope this helps. Take care!

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