Hair loss is a common problem that everyone facesat one poit. t is said that hair is your health barometer and if you’re seeing more of it on your pillow or in the shower, there’s no need to ring any alarm bells. Losing about 100 hairs on a daily basis is a common occurrence. It happens when you comb your hair or even when you just do nothing. But new ones grow and replace them.
Excessive hair loss is attributed to a number of reasons -
A family history of hair loss that is commonly referred to as male-pattern or female-pattern baldness
Hormonal changes due to childbirth, pregnancy, thyroid problems, and menopause
Medical conditions like alopecia areata, ringworm, and hair pulling disorder
Medications used to treat cancer, arthritis, heart problems, high blood pressure, and gout
Certain hairstyles that include tying your hair too tight
Heat styling that includes permanent straightening, blow drying, and curling
Some factors may also increase your risk of losing hair are Advancing age,High levels of stress,Significant weight loss,Conditions like diabetes and lupus
Here are some home remadies to control hair falls;
Deficiencies in vitamins H, D, and E are associated with hair loss. Restoring such deficiencies by supplementing these vitamins may help restore hair growth.
Coconut oil can penetrate deep into your hair shafts and prevent protein loss. This helps reduce hair damage and breakage often caused by physical trauma like styling and use of harsh products
Amla(Indian Gooseberry) possesses hair growth promoting activity. It has a proliferative effect on the dermal papilla cells in the hair follicles
Yogurt is a rich source of probiotics, which are known to lead to an acidic pH. An acidic pH can alter your hair cuticles, giving you a shinier mane and preventing damage that may trigger hair breakage and loss
According to a study published in the Journal of Dermatology, the topical application of crude onion juice to the scalp can aid hair regrowth, especially in cases of alopecia areata
The leaves and flowers of Chinese hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) show hair growth promoting activities and can be used to deal with hair loss
Green tea contains a polyphenol called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). EGCG stimulates the growth of the dermal papilla cells of the scalp and can help in the prevention as well as treatment of androgenetic alopecia
Henna can help with hair regrowth when applied topically. It works almost as well as minoxidil in treating hair fall
You may do this once every week to get best results.All these remedies can help reduce hair fall and may also reverse it if you follow them diligently.