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16 years
Q. I got a very thin hair just after a bad diet.i got some advices to take supplements but plz can anybody give me the name of such supplements and what shampoo i am supposed to use?
May 22, 2013

Dr. Rania Mousa General Medicine
if you know that the bad diet you went through is the cause of your problem then simply the solution by reversing the cause and once you start eating healthy diet and drinking too much fluids and water( 2 liters ),sleeping well around 8 hrs daily , exercising to inhance circulation ,avoiding chemicals ,trying to change your usual shampoo sometimes help ,there are shampoos in pharmacies which are medical you can choose one
The Most Important Vitamins for Healthy Hair:
1-Folic Acid :One of the most important nutrients to prevent hair loss.Best food source for Folic Acid: Lentils, spinach, asparagus, turnip greens, beans, and sunflower seeds.
2-Vitamin A The second most important vitamin for hair loss prevention.Best food source for Vitamin A: Liver, dandelion greens, carrots, broccoli leaf, sweet potato, kale, spinach, and cantaloupe melon.
3-Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) The most essential vitamin for protecting hair against free radicals.Best food source for Vitamin C: Camu Camu, acerola, rose hip, green chili pepper, guava, red pepper, parsley, kiwifruit, and broccoli
4-Vitamin E The most important vitamin for increasing scalp circulation.Best food source for Vitamin E: Wheat germ oil, sunflower oil, safflower oil, almonds, hazelnuts, spinach, turnip, beet, and avocado.
5-Biotin (Vitamin B7 or Vitamin H) The most important vitamin for hair growth.Best food source for Biotin: Swiss chard, raw egg yolks, liver, saskatoon berries, leafy green vegetables, and peanuts.
6-Vitamin B12 The second most important vitamin for hair growth.Best food source for Vitamin B12: Liver, oysters, clams, mussels, octopus, mackerel, crab, beef and cheese.
7-Niacin (Vitamin B3) An essential vitamin to prevent hair thinning.