A number of thing that contribute to hair loss in men and women. In 90% of cases, the principal cause of hair loss and thinning hair are due to genetic factor. Other factors that participate hair loss include nutritional deficiency, hormonal imbalance, pregnancy, stress, drug’s side effects and disease.
Although the loss of hair that is caused by genetic influence cannot be prevented but there are some thing you can do to slow down the process of hair loss, and may even help in new hair growth.
Exercise helps keep a healthy and fit body. Exercise also helps increase your blood circulation to your gead so that it can prevent hair loss.
2. Reduce stress
Stress can be a major contributor to hair loss and thinning. Meditation techniques, self hypnosis, breathing exercises, yoga and fun hobbies can help relieve stress
Some popular herbs that have been used to prevent hair loss and promote hair regrowth such as gingko, saw palmetto, green tea, pygeum, rosemary, mallow roots, ho-shou-wu, parsley, peach leaf, stinging nettle, and aloe vera.
Massaging the scalp regularly will increase blood circulation in your scalp and stimulate new hair growth. You can massage your scalp by following these step:
* Choosing a good essential oil oil such as rosemary oils, coconuto oil, lavender oil.
* Bend over and raise your hands on your head.
* Spread your fingers on the head, keeping your thumbs at the base of the skull.
* Gently massage in a circular motion with your thumb and fingers.
* Massage for minimum ten minutes a day.
5. Be selective in choosing hair products
Hair care products you use every day for your hair can have a negative impact on your hair. These products include shampoos, conditioners, mousse, pomades, waxes, sprays and other hair styling products can cause severe hair damage and contribute to hair loss.
It is important to avoid overusing the chemical products and choose products made with natural ingredients such as rosemary, saw palmetto, and aloe vera.
6. Balance diet
It is important that you get enough nutrients in your diet every day. Diet rich in protein, iodine, iron, vitamins A, B, E and C, minerals and antioxidants can help you to stop hair loss and promote hair regrowth. Food like fish, nuts, green leafy vegetable, whole grains, dried beans, seeds, and nuts should be included in healthy diet.