By the time you turn 30, you have a 25% chance of displaying some balding. However, that does not mean that hair loss strikes at a particular age. It can affect you at any age and sabotage that perfect image you have of your head full of hair.
Baldness, refers to a loss of hair from part of the head or the entire head. Hair loss does not instantly result in baldness, but it is the most likely result of the process. You may slowly start losing your hair without being conscious of the occurrence. By the time you may detect it, it could probably be late. Keeping a timely lookout is vital.
Common types include male-pattern hair loss, female-pattern hair loss and a thinning of hair known as telogen effluvium.
Before you panic you need to keep in mind that hair loss is only an actual problem when it is happening rapidly. It is normal for at least a 100 strands of hair to fall each day. If your loss of hair is exceeding the normal amount, then you can identify it as an issue.
What causes hair loss?
Medical conditions that can cause hair loss include thyroid disease, alopecia ariata (a disease that attacks hair follicles), and scalp infections like ringworm.
However we are discussing the natural causes of hair fall.
Gradual thinning on top of head, this is the most common type of hair loss, affecting both men and women as they age. It can be caused by a number of factors. But mostly it is genetic.
Hereditary-pattern baldness is not really a disease, but a natural condition caused by some combination of genetics, hormone levels and the aging process.
Vitamin deficiency is another cause of hair loss. If you suffer from it, you probably need more of Omega 3 fatty acids, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Biotin, Niacin, Iron and Zinc.
How can you prevent hair loss?
Wash your hair regularly with a mild shampoo. Washing your hair everyday with harsh shampoo components can make it weak and more prone to falling out. Take specific vitamin for hair loss and enrich your diet with protein.
Oiling your hair is a necessity if you want to sustain it’s shine and it’s strength. Not oiling your hair once in a while can make it brittle.
Garlic juice, onion juice or ginger juice will improve the quality of your hair noticeably and reduce hair loss. Keeping yourself hydrated with plain water will also work wonders.
Rub green tea into your hair occasionally. Lifestyle changes should be made by you if you want to tackle hair loss. If you are a smoker, you should be prepared to kick the habit. You may know that smoking cigarettes reduces the amount of blood that flows to the scalp and this causes a reduction in hair growth. Alcoholic beverages should also be eliminated from your life.
Wrong medications can often have an adverse effect on your hair growth as well. Check with your doctor if any of your medications are the cause behind your hair loss.
Avoid any damage caused by heat, for instance, straightening of hair can cause it to break. It can happen due to the high temperature set on the straightener.
What is the natural treatment for hair loss?
De-stress yourself as hormonal imbalance is a great factor of hair loss.
Lemon oil can help you to maintain a healthy scalp and encourage hair growth. Apply fresh lemon juice to your scalp and hair 15 minutes before you shampoo. You can use lemon essential oil diluted in a carrier oil as a hair mask.
Start loving your hair, and make your today a hair affair by making your blood circulation better. You can enhance your blood circulation by getting a head massage. It makes hair growth become faster than usual, and hair loss tends to become lesser. As a plus, add Argan oil to your head massage as it hydrates and moisturizes hair. Let the oil sink in, and kick back.