Dry, Brittle (Protein-Starved?) Hair from Chemo
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Monday, May 14, 2012 at 02:35PM
: Dry, Brittle (Protein-Starved?) Hair from Chemo
So, my Mom (she's 70) just finished chemo and radiation for pancreatic cancer. (So far the prognosis is good!) She didn't lose all of her hair, but the hair that is left is dry and brittle. I know her doctor told her that it was important she eat lots of protein. She's always been thin and though she's eating, I'm guessing she's still not getting enough protein and it's showing in her hair. Besides the obvious meat, nuts and legumes diet, can anyone recommend any good (preferably natural) hair products that can help her hair recover? (Or has anyone else gone through this and has any thoughts and helpful solutions?) Thank you.
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