Alopecia of the Beard

Posted by Jake on 11/28/2008

ted- i have what i think is alopceia of the beard, i have the bald spots that sometimes have the white hair. i went to the doctor and got a cream that didnt work, its geting bigger and i cant find a cure, please help! thanks! Jake

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
383 posts


Usually most hair loss are helped by two things, vitamin C 1000 mg and manganese sulfate supplements, 25 mg. When a person has fungus infection (one symptoms is itchiness), lack of sleep, or the body lacks hormones (from oily food and fatty foods) are other instances. If hormones are low and fungus is apparently, then I sometimes go for boron supplements in form of borax, such as 1/8 or 1/4 teaspoon in one liter of drinking water over the week. Stress is a common one, that is from too high of insulin and cortisone levels that may bring about these problems. In other instances exposure to chlorinated water may lower the body's immune system, such as a swimming pool, and leads to long term hair loss even if the person is no longer swimming. So the cause are many. In any event I would just try to get vitamin C, manganese, and perhaps stabilize the blood sugar to lower blood spikes, such as taurine 4000 mg, and chromium supplements. These should solve most of the cause. There was one case of a woman who always have hair loss even from eating the right things, but with her so many duties, she sleeps something like 1-3 hours a day which is insufficient for the body to produce any growth hormones during sleep. Upon more normal sleep of between 8 to 10 hours, the hair loss stopped. Yet in other instances certain brands of shampoo seemed to promote hair loss as well as chlorinated and fluoridated water, as it lowers the body's immune system, as halogens displaced iodine, that is a necessity for the immune system, and therefore the roots of hair is infected easily. One funny instances I recall about atheletes is they also had hair loss, but for different reasons. Apparently taking way too much whey proteins, causes the blood to be sticky, and there were high number of platelets agreggation. As a result the blood didn't get circulated and it gets worse because he believed that getting "healthy" his way was not enough! The solution came by just withdrawing taking excess whey protein, and drinking water, and less fatty and protein foods, to more vegetarian food, enabled the blood capillary circulation to increase in the hair roots and the hair loss was stopped. It's hard to say what is causing anyone's problem if people don't tell me what they have been doing. However this is my general impression or understanding of hair loss. I am sure local doctors here know much more than me, but the doctors here are very secretive of their trade. It's a very profitable enterprise for them, but not for me.

Anyway, I will at least try to alkalized myself such as 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda in 1 glass of water twice a day. Sometimes when the body is low in oxygen, alkalization often helps many condition. It also reduces many of the problems I mentioned here, nearly all in one shot, but not necessarily the best, but it's a starter.