FAQ: How To Make Hair Grow After Cancer Treatments?

I lost hair due to chemotherapy. What else would you suggest to do for my hair besides good nutrition and vitamins.

I would buy a good organic olive oil, put a small amount on your palms and massage it into your scalp. Olive oil contains vitamins, is anti cancerous, and the fact that is "greasy" it will help you slide your finger tips easily on the skin. By massaging your scalp you will invigorate your capillaries, which bring nutrition into your hair -it may help you grow healthier and stronger hair. Other than that your hair should grow about 1/2 inch each month naturally.

Some people love to take hair, skin & nails soft gels - ie. from Irvin Naturals or Nature's Bounty or GNC.

You should also contact a hair loss specialist (a doctor) for more info.

Credit: The above image is from ALASKA JOURNAL web page about a beauty queen shaving her head for a cause - to raise money for for children's cancer research for the St. Baldrick's Foundation (click on the link to read the article)