We tend to feel depressed when it comes to ageing issues, but from all the above, we just rank hair problems as the number one. Hair problems are escalating, which might not affect our health, but mentally it does.
There are numerous reasons for hair loss:
- Improper diet
- Sedentary lifestyle
- Fungal scalp infections
- medications and chemotherapy
- Autoimmune diseases
- Using different heat equipment
- Pollution and dust
- Harmful radiations
Male hair loss/baldness causes:
- Excessive release of androgens
- Hypo or hyperthyroidism
Female hair loss causes:
Baldness in women is very rare, but thinning may occur at any age and there are different reasons for hair loss.
The female pattern of hair loss occurs due to hormonal imbalance, stress, improper sleep, diet and menopause and hormonal changes during prenatal and postnatal pregnancy, irregular periods or overflow during periods, polycystic ovary syndrome.
Women are less prone to this kind of hair loss at the age of 20’s and 30’s. But from the 40's and beyond these symptoms arises.
We can impose a few natural techniques, and help the scalp and hair get nourished and regrow our hair “AGAIN”.
Realistic Solutions to Hair Issues
This yellow fruit not only benefits our health and skin but does show advantages on hair too. It can be utilised in the form of a hair mask and lemon hair oil.
Lemon hair mask: Take one lemon, and make it into two halves, squeeze it in castor oil and apply it to your scalp. Then after 20 minutes, rinse the scalp and hair with lukewarm water. It treats dandruff and itchy hair and nourishes the scalp.
- Rosemary oil
This herb has many advantages on hair and the brain. This essential oil has to be diluted with carrier oil while applying, this oil increases the hair and stops hair from shedding. It even boosts our memory. We can use this oil in shampoos and conditioners on a daily basis.
Broadly used technique for the regrowth of hair. A combination of oils and massage is the best treatment for hair fall. Massage decreases stress, strain and relieves tension, headaches and migraine. It increases the blood circulation in the head region and strengthens the scalp, which reduces hair fall and helps in regrowth.
Dermal papilla cells which are present beneath the hair follicles will tend to get stretched while massaging and enhancing hair growth. These cells are responsible for hair growth. Gently massage the scalp with the tips of fingers, but not with fingernails for 5 minutes daily. Remember patience and perseverance is required in this technique.
The best way to maintain hair health is doing yoga which portrays its positive impact on the brain, body, and soul. Few asanas in yoga impart blood circulation in the head region and increase hair growth. Few asanas like Sarvangasana and variations, shirshasana variations, which will retard the hair fall and help in hair growth and it does show impact in proper production of hormones.
- Aloe Vera
It has been used since ancient times for all kinds of hair related problems. Aloe vera removes the hair blockages from follicles which are filled with excess oil and retard hair growth. Apply aloe vera gel on the scalp, and rinse it out with cool water and use the shampoos and conditioners which consist of aloe vera. It cures dandruff and moisturises the hair, nourishes the scalp.
- Coconut oil
This acts as a lubricant on hair and it consists of lauric acid, which is a fatty acid that penetrates inside the hair shaft and decreases protein loss from the hair. Coconut oil can be used based on your hair type like before and after bath. If your hair is dry, just use it after the hair bath. If it is oily, use it before a hair bath. It reduces hair breakage and strengthens the scalp.
- Omega fatty acids
Fish oil, walnuts, eggs, almonds, chia seeds, flax seeds, hemp seeds, salmon, are to be consumed on daily basis to retard hair fall, omega fatty acids increase hair growth. Omega fatty acids play a vital role in hair growth.
- Onion juice
This juice escalates the blood flow in the scalp and revitalises the keratinocyte growth factor, a significant negotiator of hair follicle growth and generation.
Procedure: cut down the onion into pieces and make juice of it, apply it on the scalp and leave it for 20 min and rinse the hair with lukewarm water. This strengthens the hair and scalp and makes it look bouncy.
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