Complete Hair Care: Cause, Prevention and Home Remedies

Complete Hair Care: Cause, Prevention and Home Remedies

Complete Hair Care: Cause, Prevention and Home Remedies

Hair loss has been a common problem for a long time but in thelast few years, it has reached a wider range and is now affecting one-third ofthe population. Today, on average, everyone loses 100 hair strands each day.

It is a natural phenomenon; so there is no need to worry a lotover a few follicles falling off. But if it is getting excessive, it can be atroublesome problem, often causing worry and affecting self-esteem, for bothmen and women.

If you have tried multiple hair fall products out there but,nothing has worked out yet, maybe the solution to all your hair problems hasbeen lying in your diet and your regular activities. Do you have a problem? Wehave the solution. So, let's cut to the small talks and come to the point.

From a bad diet to using bad shampoo, find out what could becausing your hair to thin and how you can restore it to its previous crowningglory.

 Causes of Hair Loss

 NutritionalDeficiencies

If your hair is continually falling and you are facing multiplehair problems, it may be because essential nutrients like iron, copper, zinc,and proteins are missing from your diet. The deficiency of vitamin D can alsocause hair loss.

Thyroid Issues

If the thyroid gland that is at the front of the neck, producesexcessive or an insufficient quantity of the thyroid hormone, then the cycle ofhair growth changes. The thyroid also brings other issues like weight gain orloss, changes in heart rate and more.

Stress

Extreme stress can cause hair loss; do yoga, meditation, and hair massageto reduce your chances of experiencing hair loss.

Birth Control Pill

Very few people know that birth control can cause hair loss. Thehormones in the pill that suppress ovulation can cause hair to thin. Sometimes,you suffer hair loss when you stop taking the pill. Other medicines that affecthair include high blood pressure, depression, arthritis, and heart disease.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome causes a hormonal imbalance that createshigher levels of androgens than normal. It often causes hair to grow on theface and body, while the hair on the head grows thinner.

Chemical Products

When you over-treat your hair, it badly affects your hair due tothe toxic chemicals found in dyes and styling products. Today, almost allshampoos contain Sodium laurel sulphate that has a toxic effect on your immunesystem and also corrodes hair follicles and impedes hair growth.

Hormonal Imbalance

Hormonal Imbalance is something that every person has to gothrough after his or her 30s and it is almost unavoidable.

Apart from the above some medical conditions like – Androgeneticalopecia, Alopecia areata, Genetics, telogen effluvium can cause hair relatedproblems.

Here is the list of some techniques to reduce or deal with hairloss:

Shampoo & Conditioner – First, understand your scalp type and find the right shampooaccordingly. Also, you should wash your hair as per your scalp. Like, overwashing hair with dry scalp can lead to hair fall, or not washing oily locksthrice a week can also bring problems. Moreover, make sure that your shampoodoes not contain a lot of chemicals.

A good quality condition contains amino acids, which would help torepair damaged hair and also keep it smooth.

Take Care of Diet – For healthy and growing hair, you need to feed your hair all theright nutrients including plenty of protein and iron. With a balanced diet,make sure to involve in physical activities by side. Yoga and meditation workgreat in reducing hair fall.

Oiling – Regularoiling can make great changes by enhancing blood circulation and nourishing theroots. Make sure to massage your tresses once a week with oil that suits yourscalp. It helps your hair follicles remain active. Add lavender in an almond orsesame oil for better results.

Stay Hydrated- Thehair shaft comprises one-quarter water so make sure to drink at least four toeight cups in a day to stay hydrated and for the proper growth of healthy hair.

Avoid Bad Routines – If you are really serious about keeping your hair healthy, youmust be aware of taking care of them. Don't rub your hair dry with a towel.Instead, let them dry naturally.

These are activities that you can follow on a regular basis tokeep your hair healthy. Besides if you already lost a lot of hair and wantinstant result try these homemade formulas.

Home Made Remedies

  • Garlic Juice, Onion Juice or Ginger Juice: You just need to run one of the juices on your scalp, leaveit overnight and wash it out in the morning. Follow this routine for a week tosee a noticeable result.
  • Egg Hair Mask:  Mix one egg with a teaspoon of Olive Oil and Honey and applythe paste from root to tips. Rinse after 20 minutes with a mild shampoo.
  • Green Tea: Steeptwo tea bags in hot water, pour this cooled concoction over your hair and scalpwhile massaging at the roots, before rinsing off with water.
  • Amla Hair Pack: Mix a paste of Amla powder and Lime juice and apply it on yourscalp. Cover your head with a shower cap for some time and then wash it asusual.

In case, your hair problem is serious and you are not getting any improvementswith above tips, don't ignore the warning signs- book in to see trichologistwho can help to determine the cause and help you to get on track to regainingyour hair.

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