Natural Ways to Stop Hair Loss Naturally
How to stop? Losing 50 to 100 hairs/day is normal, but as around 1 lakh hairs we have, so this small loss is not noticeable as new hairs replace lost hair. Hair loss gradually develops with years, they can be permanent or temporarily, but if you are losing more hairs than normal and after bathing you find you are losing more hairs than you have to consult with a doctor.
Causes of hair loss:
1. Hereditary-if you have a family history of losing hairs than you may have this type of baldness.
2. Sex hormones: Some sex hormones may cause your hairs to lose.
3.The cycle of hair growth: Due to hair cycle growth some times when it halts in this hair growth cycle, but after some time hairs start to grow so it’s not very stress kind of situation for hair loss.
4. Major injuries: Injuries and traumas also cause hair loss, surgeries, illness are some of the reasons people tend to lose hair.
5. Hormonal changes: Hormonal changes can also cause hair loss, the reasons can be menopause, pregnancy, childbirth, taking birth control pills.
Medical conditions that cause hair loss:
Alopecia Areata (an autoimmune disease that attacks hair follicles), and infections of scalp like ringworms.
Medications used for treating certain kinds of diseases like cancer, depression, high BP, arthritis, depression, heart disease medications used for these diseases can be the reason for hair loss.
Sudden shocks: Emotional or physical shocks can also be the reason for hair loss, like demise of near one in family or friends, some friendship or bonding which suddenly breaks, some health concerns which occurs suddenly as losing weight rapidly or high fever are some of the reasons which can shock you and you are getting hair loss
People with trichotillomania, which is a psychological disorder pulls their hair from eyebrows, head, and eyelashes.
Hairstyles and hair treatments:
Certain hairstyles and treatments which cause you to pull your hair tight such as pigtails, tight ponytails or some other hairstyles, which causes your hairs to pull them tight can cause hair loss known as traction alopecia, some of the hot oil treatments can also be the cause of hair loss.
Radiation therapy, if radiations are done directly on the head and they may spoil follicles of hairs, this is also the reason for hair loss.
How to diagnose hair loss:
Your physician or dermatologist can determine the cause of your hair loss based on your physical examination or health history. If your dermatologist detects some problem with your autoimmune or skin disease, then you may be advised to do the biopsy of your scalp on your skin, by just removing some tissue from the skin to determine the exact cause for your hair loss.
Natural herbal remedies for hair growth:
1: Coconut oil:
As coconut oil is used for hairs since time immortal, as it’s rich in minerals and vitamins, just simply massage coconut oil on your scalp and it will be better if done gently
To treat Patchy Alopecia Areta, onion juice used to improve the circulation of blood, as onion juice are high in dietary sulfur, a nutritional element that is required by our body. It is very essential as sulfur is present in amino acids, which are protein components, as it’s found in keratin which is very much needed for hair health, and it is sulfur in onion helps to produce collagen, and it (Collagen) is that helps to healthy skin cells and hair growth.
You can use lemon juice and lemon oil for healthy hair and maintain hair quality, besides that it will help you to reduce hair fall.
Ginseng is a herb which is used for centuries for many health purposes, hair follicles can be stimulated by a substance present in ginseng called ginsenosides, which have a very positive effect on the growth of hair.
5. Geranium oil:
Geranium oil has the properties which help to promote hair growth as it is best to hydrate, strengthen and helps in restoring your hairs again.
6. Fish oil:
As fish oil contains Omega 3 fatty acids as omega 3 fatty acids are rich in nutrients and proteins as it helps to improve your density and diameter of your hairs. Omega-3 fatty acids can help you boost immunity leading to maintain your health as well and also helps you in your hair growth.
7. Aloe Vera:
Aloe Vera is very useful as a herb for skin and hair as Aloe Vera has very useful healing properties in it. Aloe Vera has great ability in it to promote blood circulation when re it applied on any part of the body, you can apply this gel to your scalp and hairs, for a few times/week.
8. Rosemary oil
is a native of the Mediterranean region. It is used for healing purposes for restoring hair. It’s recommended worldwide for its properties to the health of hair.
Massaging is also one of the best practices one can do for the growth of hairs. Just simply massage your scalp with oil; coconut and mustard are preferred oils for massage. In the dermal papilla cell’s thickness and hair growth is encouraged by massaging the scalp. Stretching forces during the massage help to grow and restore the hairs.
Hair loss, as mentioned above can be of different reasons. But if we take some precautions, we can get better results. If the loss is due to lifestyle, after taking some precautions, we can retain the health of our hair. And the herbal remedies as mentioned here, we can get a good results out of it. If your hair loss is not showing any improvement even with these remedies and other suggestions as described by the author of this article, then you must consult some dermatologists for the treatment.
Dr. Vikram Chauhan
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