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Early Onset Male Pattern Baldness

Hi,

I am a 26 year old male who has been suffering with male pattern baldness for about 6 years. I am hoping someone will be able to help me find a homeopathic solution to my hair loss. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

I have filled out the following questionnaire.

Sex: Male Age: 26

Please answer the following questions in a descriptive manner after careful analysis and recollection of previous experiences and happenings.

1. Describe your main suffering?

Male pattern baldness. Hair loss in back of head, forehead, and temples. Began about 6 years ago.

2. What other physical sufferings do you have in your body?

Asthma -- since birth, allergic to pollen, dust, and grass
Eczema -- scaling in upper lip.
Acne (whiteheads) in face, back, and scalp
Dandruff -- yellow in color

3. What mental sufferings / feelings do you have associated with your physical sufferings?

sadness, irritability.

4. What exactly do you feel when you are at your worst?

Depression

5. When did it all start? Can you connect it to any past event or disease?

When I was living alone in college, about 6 years ago.

6. Which time of the day you are worst?

Night time is when I feel the worst.

7. What are the things which aggravate your suffering and which are those which ameliorate the same?

Not sure. Have been using minoxidil for about four years, which I think has controlled the hair loss.

8. Do your think your sufferings have relation to any external stimuli (like, change of place) or any internal biological changes in the body, like, menses (in females)?

Not sure. Probably gets worse when stressed.

9. When do you feel better, during hot weather or cold weather, humid or dry weather?

Mainly hot weather, humid. Dislike the cold. Prefer the beach.

10. Describe your general mental set up? Are you Moody, Arrogant, Mild, Agreeable Changeable, Nervous, Suspicious, Easily offended, Quiet, Arguing, Irritating, Lazy etc.

I am moody, easily offended, quiet, sensitive, pensive, always thinking and asking questions, shy, easily embarrassed, unexpressive, not aggressive or competitive, worrisome, plagued with guilt, creative/artistic. I smile/laugh when around others and when nervous.

- How do you feel before or during a thunderstorm?

Relaxed

- Do you like being consoled during your tough times?

No it makes me feel awkward.

- Are you sensitive to external stimuli like smell, noise, light etc?

Yes, especially noise.

- Do you have any typical habit or gesture like nail biting, causeless weeping, talking to one self etc?

I talk to myself constantly. Also, I pace a lot, and pick at my acne.

- How do you feel about your friends, family, your children and especially your husband / wife?

Not very attached.

11. What are your fears and do you dream of any situation repeatedly?

I am afraid of spiders. Also of loneliness, darkness, and social situations. I often dream of my teeth falling off.


12. What do you crave for in food items and what are your aversions?

I crave most fruits, especially coconut, pineapple, and lemon. Also thai tea, curry, sushi (with lots of ginger and seaweed), and spicy Asian soups.

I like salty and sour tastes.

I dislike tendon and ham.


13. How is your thirst: Less, Normal or Excessive?

Less.

14. How if your hunger: Less, Normal or Excessive?

Less.

15. Is there any kind of food which your body can’t stand?

Certain breads (they cause diarrhea)

16. Is your sweat normal or less or more? Where does it sweat more: Head, Trunk or Limbs?

More. Usually in trunk.

17. How is your bowel movement and stool type?

Bowel movements 1 or 2 times a day. Stool is normal.

18. How well do you sleep? Do you have a particular posture of sleeping?

Hard to fall asleep (I use melatonin). I prefer to sleep on the side, but also on the stomach.

19. Do you think you are able to satisfy your sexual desires in general?

Yes.

20. How do you think you are different from others, if at all?

I often feel detached from the world. Do not socialize well.

21. What medications have been taken earlier by you to treat the diseases and do you have any particular symptom surfacing after the medication?

Used to take synthroid for hypothyroidism. Had hypothyroidism approximately 2 or 3 years ago. No longer have hypothyroidism. Stopped taking synthroid about 6 months ago. Perhaps made the hair loss worse.

Also been applying minoxidil for about four years.

22. What major diseases are running in your family?

Parkinsons, diabetes, schizophrenia.


23. Describe, how do you look like? Describe your overall appearance

Really skinny, long, thin limbs, big hands, feet, and head. Long torso compared to legs. I am 177cm, about 66 kg in weight.


I know hair loss may seem like something trivial, but having it this early is really upsetting. Thank you so much in advance for any help or advice you may provide.
 
  jimbates on 2015-06-24
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
Please take three doses of Ignatia 200 as follows and see how that affects over 15 days (only 3 doses in 15 days).

day 1 morning
1st dose

day 1 evening
2nd dose

day 2 morning
3rd dose

One dose means
If the medicine is in pills form 2 pills. Don't touch pills with hand. Use cap of bottle to take pills.
If the medicine is in liquid dilution form, 2 drops in some 20 ml water. Sip up slowly.

Please follow homeo restrictions like no coffee, no raw onion/garlic, no strong perfumes, don't eat or drink anything within 30 minutes before or after taking medicine.
 
kadwa 4 years ago
Thank you so much for your reply.

One question. Should I purchase 200x or 200c, or does it not matter?

Thanks again
 
jimbates 4 years ago
Please ignore my last post, I figured it out.

Thanks again. I will try it and report back.
 
jimbates 4 years ago
Hi again,
So its been about fifteen days since I started taking Ignatia. I think I can see little hairs growing in places where I'd lost my hair, but I'm not too sure.

My question is, should I continue taking the ignatia, or stop? Or should I try a new set of homeopathic remedies?

Thank you in advance for your advice.

(On a side note, I think I also feel less depressed... not sure if it's because of the ignatia, but I feel better overall)
 
jimbates 4 years ago
Please don't take any remedy until you lose your 'feel good'. Whenever you loose that take three doses of Ignatia 200 and wait for 15 days.
 
kadwa 4 years ago
Hi jimbates,

Don't know if you stopped minoxidil, but you need to stop
using that. It can have bad effects on your hormone levels which
will contribute to feeling depressed.
[message edited by simone717 on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:00:22 UTC]
 
simone717 4 years ago
Okay, I will stop using minoxidil.

Is there anything else I should be applying topically, like a certain shampoo or cream? Or is it better to just continue taking Ignatia?

Thanks
 
jimbates 4 years ago
You may apply coconut oil or mahabhringraj oil.
 
kadwa 4 years ago
Okay then, I will continue to use the Ignatia and buy mahabhringraj oil to apply.

Thank you so much for all your help. I definitely feel better, and I have hope that the condition of my hair will improve.

Thanks.
 
jimbates 4 years ago
Does this work for all ?? Or should we decide based on filling the questionnaire ?? My cousin is also having same issue .. But he is not on this site .and he is otherwise healthy too.. No other problems at all... Pls advise
 
hope1234 4 years ago
Hi Hope1234,

No it does not work for all- homeopathy should be specific to
the person.

Your cousin can join the forum, make a thread and have the answers
to the questions that are on this post.

The more details you give the better. Also it should be in the
patients own words. So if your cousin can't do that maybe you
could ask him the questions and put his answers on-

To make a treatment thread:

Go to the top of forum first page and look above first post.
Click button Post New Topic-and you will create a thread.
 
simone717 4 years ago
ok Simone. I shall ask him to join the forum soon if possible. thanks for your response.
 
hope1234 4 years ago
Hi again,

I had a couple of questions regarding the homeopathy. It's been a couple of weeks now, and I just want to know if I'm doing things right. I was wondering if you could answer some of my questions.

1. I am taking fish oil (1000 mg) and saw palmetto (500 mg). Do you happen to know if I should stop taking these?

2. I'm taking 200 ck Ignatia Amara liquid dilution, 10 drops in a glass of water, whenever I start feeling bad. I take 3 doses for a day, as kadwa suggested. Is this ok?

3. I use pine tar all-natural shampoo. Is there a better alternative?

4. As simone717 suggested, I apply the mahabhringraj oil every night and wash it out in the morning. Should I wash it out sooner?

5. Is there anything else I could be doing or taking?

Thank you so much, I really appreciate your time.
[message edited by jimbates on Tue, 06 Oct 2015 06:11:08 UTC]
 
jimbates 4 years ago
Hi again,

I apologize if I asked too many questions, I will ask less. I just want to know if I am taking the medicine correctly. I definitely feel better when I take the medicine, but I'm not sure if I am seeing any results with my hair.

I recently bought 200ck Ignatia Amara liquid, and it says to take 10 drops in water, 3 times a day. Is this how I should take it?

Also, do you have any other recommendations, such as shampoo, etc?

Thank you.
 
jimbates 4 years ago

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