Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Tips: Preventing Hair Loss

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Tips - Preventing Hair Loss
This article is dedicated to the women of my life that have suffered from hair loss. It can be a very emotional for many women and men to lose their hair. So I took the time to read some books, and articles: do my research and talk to a few women who hae experienced hair loss and some who have tried remedies that work. Although I have not personally suffered from hair loss these remedies have been proven to help some women. I do not know if they will work for everyone, it has always been a trial and error as always when it comes to hair, it doesn’t not hurt to try if you suffer from hair loss.

Natural Remedies to prevent Hair Loss
Massage the scalp can stimulate blood flow to the hair follicles, in cases of temporarily hair loss it has proven to do the same.
Jojoba Oil is great for hypoallergenic skin because it is a great moisturizer and mimics the scalp’s sebum. It is great if you have been disposed to seborrhoea, eczema, psoriasis and dandruff.
Aloe Vera is used by many naturals because it helps to heal the scalp and balance the ph. level of the scalp while cleansing the pores. Aloe Vera is a favourite of mine as I use it in my leave-in and shampoo as well.
Natural Shampoo: Aloe Vera gel, Wheat germ oil, coconut milk
Sage and Rosemary: Boil together in sage and rosemary, peach leak, nettle and burdock. Strain and use the liquid to wash the hair.
Cleansing and Detoxification: Many scalp related illness are due to the lack of detoxification. Apple Cider Vinegar is a great natural alternative to cleanse the scalp. The amount you use depends on your hair length; make sure to use a moderate amount. It is also a great idea to cleanse your colon of nay toxins and this can directly affect your hair loss.
Vitamins A and C are very important to our hair, try using Nettle Root Extract they contain several key minerals and lipids.
Henna is an Indian Herb that acts as a natural conditioner for natural hair and those with processed hair as well. It can help to heal the hair shaft by repairing and sealing the cuticle which prevents breakage and loss of shine.
A healthy immune system will allow you to grow healthy long tresses, eat well, exercise and sleep. Exercise improves blood flow, the delivery of oxygen to the cells body and helps with the digestion of food. A healthy lifestyle will help with the production of growing retainable healthy hair.

The main reason for hair loss in most cases is stress; keep your mind clear and calm.
Iron is very important in retaining your tresses so make sure to check with your doctor if you suspect your iron may be low.

Hot oil treatments are very effectively in maintaining a healthy scalp and sealing moisture into the strands of your hair.

Deep conditioning with natural products shuch as shea butter and olive oil, when I starte my healthy journey for my hair this was all I used it work wonders this is a great for your skin especially in the summer months to remove scars on your body.

Avoid wearing hats and tight hairstyles which will tear and pull at your hair causing further hair loss.

Increase your protein consumption, it will allow your hair to grow faster

Articles to come on this topic:
Ayurveda, Iron and Biotin