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I am a 28 year old female. I have dandruff like very bad one. Any time I relax my hair or wash it a few days after it starts shedding again. There are times when I braid my hair or have a weave on for like two weeks and the dandruff on my scalp turns to large chunks. I have tried all sorts of treatment like using shea butter and coconut all, heads and shoulders dandruff shampoo and some other things. Kindly help in recommending something. Hope to hear from you soonest.

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Silica - this mineral, the most abundant on earth, strengthens collagen which is what supports the hair matrix and accelerates hair growth. Silica is high in fibrous foods which include dark green leafy vegetables. Also beneficial are tomatoes, figs, grapes, apples, berries, onions, and flax seeds. Very high on the list is the skin of cucumbers. Unfortunately, we tend to peel cucumbers for fear of the pesticides that may be on them. Bean sprouts, red peppers, and green peppers are also high on the list.
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