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Ideopathic Hair Loss in Young Woman

Posted by Rianne (Leeds, UK) on 04/16/2012

Rianne wrote about her hair loss issue in a continuing thread you can read here:

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

Your description of hair loss, from the symptoms it appears to be fungus and molds, as evidence of general weakness, itchiness of scalp upon washing (especially chlorinated water), craving for salt and sugar, joints problems, etc. Iron, while low, actually fuels fungus growth, the reason why there is ferritin as fungus needs iron as a food source, As a result you have low copper (you can take copper chlorophyllin as much as possible), zinc has to be in form of zinc acetate or zinc gluconate, zinc and copper must be supplemented together. Manganese chloride is also essential for Superoxide Dismutase (as is copper and zinc) given at 10 milligram a day. The B3 niacinamide is applied topically to the head (it will help if MSM methylsulfonylmethane is applied also). Say 1/2 teaspoon of each with 1 tablespoon of water applied throughout the scalp. Leave it overnight. Fungus is the main cause, but it can also be viral, as they cause similar hair loss situation, the one exception being that viruses do not. B3 niacinamide has to be taken before bedtime say 500 mg to 1000 mg. (preferably 500 mg starting dose). Finally, vitamin C sodium ascorbate 1000 mg, and sodium molybdate 500 mcg to 1 mg dose (I haven't yet decided on optimum dose yet as well as minimum dose), but if you got unusual cavities you need sodium molybdate somewhere around 10 mg to 50 mg a day for sure, and its antifungal.

There are other antifungals such as borax 1/8 in 1 liter of drinking water, or adding a large pinch of borax to the mix of topical application overnight. Also MSM can be taken internally around 1000 mg x 4 or x 5 to help kill the fungus. My experience with these is the B3, molybdenum, and MSM best kill fungus, but chromium and copper are seen as helpful, especially if the blood sugar is high, chromium definitely helps. If iron is supplemented, the best supplement is NOT the iron supplements, it is the partially cooked liver found in chickens and pork, as iron feeds fungal growth, taken at noon and afternoon, as the best times. The proper blood glucose to measure in this situation is 3 hours after meals, preferably lunch, you must get around 80 to 90 mg/dL, if not sugar is a problem, and there is a separate section to deal with that altogether if sugar is the cause.


Replied by Sue
Jamestown, Ny, Usa

Hello Ted, I have a question about the borax, B3 (niacinimide) solution that you mention. Once the solution is applied to the scalp. Do I need to cover my head with a plastic bag to keep the solution moist? Can I apply the solution and let it dry on my scalp. Please clarify how to apply. Thank you for all your help. Sue

Replied by Ann


My hair problem originated with a low ferratin iron count and I supplemented with iron.

I have not been able to regrow my crown or sides. Will Organic sulfur crystals work instead of MSM to kill the fungus? So far, it hasn't worked perhaps there is a difference between the two. What else do you think I should do to help my crown and sides? I have also been using an onion mixture and oils like castor and black seed. Nothing has helped so far.