Hair Loss n premature Balding...... Check your kidneys!

Malaysia
November 19, 2007 10:34pm CST
Are you aware tht 1 of the common cause of hair loss n premature balding is due to weak kidneys? this is confirmed by doctors. A friend of mine started losing hair after using overnight left over hair dye. Within a week she was Completely Bald! Not a single hair on her scalp. Obviously, she blamed the hair dye for her 'loss'. She went to the govt hospital n a doc told her to do a test on her kidneys. Tests showed tht she hv weak kidneys (not serious kidney prob). Another case.. a man started losing hair (no reason)at the back of his head. Eventually you can see 2 'islands' there. He went to consult doc, n was told to check his kidneys. Test confirm weak kidneys. Both went for ganotherapy n was treated. Hair started to grow within a mth after ganotherapy.
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• India
20 Nov 07
That is a nice piece of information. Kidney problems are mostly detected late. One problem is that the earlier symtoms are likely ignored. It's good that she got to know her health problem.
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@goodsign (2287)
• Malaysia
20 Nov 07
bald-head - Hair Loss n premature Balding...... Check your kidneys! email this discussion to a friend? 
- [mushroomLady (53)] - [http://www.mylot.com/w/discussions/1334609.aspx]
Hi mushroomLady. Thank you very much for your good health alert tips about hair loss and premature balding and the relation between that particular symptoms with kidney failure. I have bookmarked your discussion and uploaded the correlated photo to my photo column/sortie in my profile. HAPPY DAPPY.
• Malaysia
20 Nov 07
Thx my fren. Hmmm....who is tht bald lady in the photo?
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@goodsign (2287)
• Malaysia
20 Nov 07
LOL!!!...guess who?
• Malaysia
21 Nov 07
Hmmm..... could it be Britney Spears? cant really guess..
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@joyce959 (1562)
• Philippines
20 Nov 07
If this is true, then why is it that my father who has an end stage kidney failure and undergoing 2x a week dialysis has still lots of hair. Also I observe those persons undergoing dialysis in the dialysis center still have full of hair and no one is bald there. It is natural that we lost some hair everyday and our hair grows to replace the lost hair. Extreme hair loss and baldness is a result of many causes, some due to the shampoo we use, or other products we apply on the hair, other cause maybe due to hormonal and chemical imbalance in our body and some maybe due to hereditary reasons.
@joyce959 (1562)
• Philippines
20 Nov 07
I will also add that those who have experienced extreme loss of hair are those undergoing chemotheraphy.
• Malaysia
21 Nov 07
Hi joyce,you are right. Hair loss or premature balding cld be due to MANY reasons. Tht is why when doc told my friend to check her kidneys, we were surprised. Why kidney??? As you mention, dialysis patients still hv their head full of hair. Moreover not all cancer patients undergoing chemo losses their hair. The explaination given was some chemical imbalance in the kidneys tht weakens the hair roots. Not kidney failure. 2 different doctors gave the same reasons. I guess they cant be wrong,right?
@joyce959 (1562)
• Philippines
21 Nov 07
Hi mushroomlady. Thanks for your explanation. Happy MyLotting.
• Australia
20 Nov 07
Well, that is an interesting link. My kidneys must be very strong as my hair is sooooo thick! lol.
• Malaysia
20 Nov 07
Lucky lady! Keep your kidney for as long as you can ok.
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• Malaysia
20 Nov 07
My apologies newzealtralian. Typo error. I meant keep your kidneys strong for as long as you can.
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• Australia
21 Nov 07
LOL. I hope they aren't going any where! I do drink plenty of water so mine get a good flushing all the time.
@faith210 (11233)
• Philippines
20 Nov 07
Hi mushroomlady! Really? have not known that, all the while I knew that hair loss may be caused by chemicals that you constantly exposed your hair to and can also be attributed to genetics. However, that is good information. I have been having falling hair and I am scared that one day, it might get too excessive so i have been very careful in choosing shampoos. Although, my hair fall is not excessive, it is be good if I have my kidneys checked too. Thanks for the information. Take care and have a nice day. :)
• Malaysia
21 Nov 07
Hi faith,you are doing the right thing by being careful now. Do not take our crowning glory for granted. God bless you.
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@faith210 (11233)
• Philippines
21 Nov 07
Hi mushroomlady! Thanks, i won't. God bless you too my friend. :)
@hillock (749)
• Qatar
20 Nov 07
Oh my God! I should better consult a doctor about my kidney. ive been losing my hair more and more everyday. and since im way to far of being a bald i didnt take it seriously. Cause i know its normal to lose some hairs everyday. thanks for posting this one! ^-^
• Malaysia
20 Nov 07
My pleasure. No need to freak out yet hillock. Go check your kidneys if you are losing extremely a lot of hair.
@hillock (749)
• Qatar
21 Nov 07
i try not to freak out so much. the last time i did my thorough check up. my kidney was fine! ^-^ i think i should blame my shampoo! LOL!
@cdparazo (5768)
• Philippines
22 Nov 07
EWwww...what a way to loose ones hair. I am a bit vain when it comes to my hair. Good that I also take care of my kidney by drinking a lot of water everyday. An ounce of prevention is indeed that a pound of cure.
• Malaysia
22 Nov 07
Hi cdparazo.. You do hv beautiful hair. You are doing the right thing by drinking lots of water. In fact we need to drink at least 3 litres a day.
@Rozie37 (15499)
• Turkmenistan
20 Nov 07
Two years ago I cut my hair so short that I could not grip it with my fingers. It was too damaged and I wanted to start over. If I woke up bald, I would probably die of a heart attack. I have a head full of beautiful, curly, thick hair and I do not want to lose it ever. That had to be pretty horrible. Especially, for the woman. I have never heard of such a thing in my life, but I guess anything is possible.
• Malaysia
20 Nov 07
Hi fren, U are lucky fo hv healthy hair. I had a shock when I saw what happened to my friend. I try to hide my feelings so she wont feel so bad. Initially I too did not belief tht kidney is the culprit. We all blame on the hair dye. Thx for your response.
• Philippines
12 Apr 13
Try using Reloxe.com because they are the right med for hair loss and baldness.