Hair is considered the crowning glory, and is definitely an important part of one’s looks. Falling hair can lead to loss of confidence and self-esteem. In some cases, it may cause depression too. Hairloss is caused by poor diet, nutritional deficiencies, stress and genetics. When faced with hair loss, people look for ways to help regrow hair. They can opt for medical prescription drugs and supplement them with natural treatments to help solve the problem.
One of the first things to do is to look for over-the-counter topical solutions that stop hair fall and aid the regeneration of hair. These OTC topical solutions usually contain Minoxidil, a chemical known to stop hair fall and help regrow hair. Its effectiveness has been proven over the years. You should read all instructions carefully and follow them to the letter for good results.
Consult a trichologist
Look for a local trichologist who will be help you to grow hair back. Prescription medicine along with other treatments can prove very effective. The hair expert will be able to guide you better, regarding hair care. Discuss the various aspects of your treatment including any allergies or side effects.
Use oat grass in your daily diet to help reduce hair fall. Hair fall is caused when hair follicles are blocked by dihydrotertosterone. Oat grass properties prevent conversion of testosterone to DHT, thus preventing hair fall and helping in hair regrowth. One can also try a glass of spinach and lettuce juice for breakfast. It helps with the regeneration. Another natural remedy is to drink one glass of alfalfa juice with carrot and lettuce juice added to it. The natural juices should be consumed daily and preferably made fresh.
Scalp massages are a good way to stimulate the hair follicles to regrow hair. You can choose to go for a professional massage or do it on your own. Use the tips of the fingers for a vigorous massage of the scalp. This promotes blood circulation, which in turn stimulates the hair follicles prompting hair health. When massaging hair use castor oil three times a week. Leave overnight and use a mild shampoo in the morning. Once a week, add equal amounts of Indian gooseberry (amla) oil and coconut milk to Castor oil and then massage the hair at night. Wash in the morning. This mixture will provide nourishment to the hair roots.
Use black pepper and lime seeds for patch baldness. Make a thick paste with water and apply. Wash it off after the paste has dried completely. Daily application will induce growth of hair.
Hair fall is also caused due to nutrition deficiency. A well balanced diet rich in essential nutrients like iron, copper, vitamin and iodine will help improve hair health, helping hair growth. Include loads of leafy greens like kale, chard and spinach to provide iron and vitamin B, both essential to regrow hair. Add plenty of nuts, fruits and vegetables to provide vitamins, oils and fats. Brazilian nuts, walnuts and cashews are great choices to promote hair health.
Stress and exercise
Stress leads to hair fall. Keep stress away with relaxation techniques. Meditation and light exercises can help. Add an hour or half of moderate exercise to your routine to improve blood circulation. Improved blood circulation helps you regrow hair.