Tips On Fighting Hair Loss
There are different reasons for hair loss; genetics, hormone imbalances, fungal conditions of the scalp, stress, autoimmune diseases, and nutritional deficiencies, but there are some things you can do to naturally slow down the process and regrow your hair.
Massaging the scalp helps to stimulate the hair follicle and encourage blood flow which helps encourage hair growth. Taking the time to treat yourself to daily massages can also help relieve stress and tension, both of which are also causes of hair loss.
Using your fingertips, not your fingernails, move across your scalp in small circles using light to medium pressure. While there is no set time, try to aim for a solid 5 minutes or longer.
Aloe Vera soothes the scalp, conditions the hair, reduces dandruff and unblocks hair follicles that may be blocked by excess oil. You can apply pure Aloe Vera gel to your scalp and hair a few times a week or use a shampoo and conditioner that contain Aloe Vera.
Coconut oil contains fatty acids that penetrate inside the hair shaft and reduce protein loss from hair. Massage coconut oil into your scalp and on all of your hair. This will help lubricate the hair shaft to prevent breakage.
The Omega fatty acids in Fish Oil can help improve your hair from the insides since they are full of nutrients and protein. Taking Fish Oil with antioxidants will help improve hair density and diameter. It also reduces hair loss.
Ginseng supplements can help promote hair growth by stimulating hair loss.
Onion juice has been shown to promote hair growth and treat patchy alopecia areata, an autoimmune condition where the body attacks the hair follicles and causes hair loss on different parts of the body. If you can stand the smell, blend a few onions and squeeze out the juice. Apply the juice to your scalp and hair, and leave on for at least 15 minutes. Then follow up with shampoo.
Rosemary oil has been found to stimulate new hair growth and can even be used to treat androgenetic alopecia. Mix a few drops of rosemary oil into a carrier oil like jojoba oil and massage it into your hair and scalp before rinsing. You can also add a few drops into your shampoo and conditioner.
Lemon juice has been found to enhance hair quality and growth. Apply fresh lemon juice to your scalp and hair 15 minutes before you shampoo.
This crucial nutrient helps your body make blood, and low levels of it are linked to hair loss. So, make sure to eat plenty of iron rich foods like meat, poultry, fish, and lots of greens.
Zinc helps strengthens the follicles under your scalp that nourish your hair. Your body doesn’t have a way to store zinc so you need some in your diet every day.
If the hair loss becomes excessive you may want to consider seeing a doctor. And remember, these treatments may take a few months to yield any noticeable differences.