Causes to Hair Loss and Simple Ways to Control Hair Fall

BODY:
It is common to lose 50 to 100 strands of hair every day. It is considered as a serious problem when excessive hair loss is observed. This may lead to alopecia (baldness). Majority of men face this at the age of 35. Genetics play a key role as baldness is hereditary. But in recent times men get bald head in their early 20s.

Causes to Hair Loss and Simple Ways to control Hair Fall

Causes to Hair Loss and Simple Ways to control Hair Fall

“Along with hereditary reasons there are other key reasons which speed up balding among youth is their stressful lifestyle” said Dr Ferrari squarely. “Extreme mental or physical stress will also speed up the process of balding”, says trichologist Dr Apoorva Shah. “Stress will produce more androgens in males. This will increase the secretion of DHT (Dihydrotestosterone) which causes hair fall”, says Ferrari. Green tea is effective in preventing DHT effects. Women are also losing more hair because of stressful lifestyle. Present generation trying modern hair style and colours in various occasions. These chemicals weaken the hair.

Green tea is effective in preventing DHT effects

Green tea is effective in preventing DHT effects

Other key factors that causes hair loss

Food habits:
Hair is made up of keratin. It is essential protein for hair growth. Body uses available protein for building cells. This will hamper the hair growth. Carrots, sweet potatoes, mangoes and pumpkin are good sources of beta-carotene.

Tight hairstyles and chemicals:
Hairstyles that use rubber bands and barrettes, or tight styles can strain hair follicles. Chemical products such as dyes, strengtheners and hair sprays will increase the risk of hair loss.

Hormone imbalances:
Oral contraceptive pills, pregnancy, childbirth causes hormonal imbalances in women. This will increase hair fall.

Smoking:
Carbon monoxide prevents the blood from supplying oxygen and key nutrients to hair follicles. Nicotine shrinks the blood vessels will hampers hair growth.

Heavy alcohol:
Alcohol consumption will prevent the body from absorption of essential nutrients such as iron, zink. This causes hair loss.

Illness:
Stress caused by sickness will temporarily cease or slow down hair production. Thyroid disorders will also cause hair loss.

Medications:
Chemotherapy is powerful treatment to deal with cancer. It destroys cancer cells and also kills healthy hair follicles. Apart from hereditary reasons, we can control hair loss caused by stress and nutritional imbalances.

Simple ways to get rid of early hair fall

Coenzyme Q10 observed in whole grains, fish and meat. Soya beans Orange, spinach, chicken and fish are rich in Vitamins B3, B5, B9, and E. will, boost the cell’s mitochondria. These essential nutrients will helps to stimulate hair follicle to grow healthy.

Simple ways to get rid of early hair fall

Simple ways to get rid of early hair fall

Almonds, spinach, paneer, walnuts, and milk are good at protein will also stops hair fall. Oiling your hair with coconut or almond oil for three times in a week will moisturize the scalp and hair follicle. This will give good results. Healthy lifestyle habits like, seven hours of ample sleep, having a glass of water every hour and eating protein rich foods can bring about an 80 per cent change.

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