The medical term used for baldness is Alopecia. There are different types of alopecia. Alopecia areata is a condition that causes bald spots or patches on different parts of body, but it is more noticeable on the scalp and is considered as an autoimmune disease.
The most common cause of baldness is believed to be hereditary, but certain medical conditions like thyroid problem, hormonal imbalance, skin disorder, effect of medication, stress, lack of nutrition and improper diet can cause alopecia.
Natural Remedies To Cure Alopecia
When your diet lacks nutrients in the right amount, hair fall is inevitable. A healthy dose of Vitamin A which can be obtained from carrots, pumpkin and mangoes, Vitamin E obtained from almonds, avocado, wheat germ and coconut etc. and Vitamin C from amla (Indian Gooseberry), citrus fruit, guava and lemon can prevent your hair from falling and also help to regrow hair.
Along with these, you must consume healthy fats like Omega-3 fatty acids to help your body absorb these vitamins. Omega-3 fatty acids can be obtained from fish like salmon, sardine, mackerel as well as from flaxseeds, walnuts, olive oil and mustard. Try natural supplements if you are still facing rapid hair fall.
Natural Supplement To Vure Alopecia
Some natural supplements have been found to be quite effective in stopping baldness and promoting new hair growth. These herbal ingredients provide essential nutrients and vitamins. A recent clinical study has also shown that these vital nutrients can help in regrowth of hair.
Saw Palmetto is a traditional herbal medicine that has been used to treat hair loss for ages. It blocks the production of DHT in overabundance, which is known to promote hair loss. The recommended dose is 320-400 mg per day for limiting the amount of DTH in your body.
Ginseng extracts works by regulating cellular metabolism, promoting cells to integrate vitamins and minerals, improving vascular circulation as well as encouraging protein synthesis.
For genetic hair loss, evening primrose is very effective. It prevents the change of Testosterone to DTH. The recommended daily dose is 1 capsule of 1300 mg.
There are many other herbs like Aloe, Burdock, chamomile, rosemary and sage that encourage hair growth by helping our bodies get rid of toxins that damages follicles.
Clinical studies done on topical use of combination of essential oils reveals that a mixture of thyme, lavender, rosemary and cedar wood essential oil combined together with carrier oils like grape seed and jojoba oil can cure alopecia when massaged daily on the scalp for several months.
Application of onion juice topically on the scalp can encourage re-growth of hair, according to a study published in the Journal of Dermatology. Onion juice should be applied twice daily and within 15-20 days re-growth of hair can be noticed.
High mental stress and negative emotions often cause alopecia. When the hair loss is due to stress, mind and body treatments like hypnosis, guided imagery therapy and psychotherapy can be useful. Emphasis is given on relaxation techniques like Yoga, meditation, Pilates, regular morning walk and listening to music.
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