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Join Date: Jun 2008
Monday, August 11, 2008 at 01:36AM
I'm wondering if my hair's extreme dryness could be because of a medication I take for bipolar disorder (lithium).
The drug seems to suck moisture from everywhere else on my body; frequent thirst is a side effect I've been experiencing, especially since the doctor upped my dose recently.
Name: FeedYourHead's Hair
Description: 3A/3B, Botticelli, fine, thick, medium-high porosity, APL, dark ash blonde (colored),CG since 2008
Likes: VO5 Passion Fruit Smoothie conditioner or Suave Everlasting Sunshine conditioner (as cowash); Curls Coconut Curlada conditioner; As I Am leave-in conditioner; Carol's Daughter Tui oil; Curls Creme Brule cream; banana hair masks; honey
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