Tips to Avoid Hair Loss

Senior man and hair loss issueLoss of hair can be a quite devastating experience to anyone. Research has shown that hair can contribute positively to one’s self esteem. You should keep in mind that hair loss may occur due to the end of the life cycle which every hair goes through. It is normal to lose 50 to 100 strands of hair daily. In order to avoid hair loss, it is important to live a healthy life style and avoid stress.

Here are some important things you should do in order to avoid hair loss:

Eat right

Without the necessary nutrition in your body, you are likely to experience hair loss. Make sure you include the following in your diet; Omega 3 fatty acids, zinc, proteins, irons and Vitamins A and C. if you provide this foods to your body, the body will be more elastic and shiny. Foods that should be generally avoided are foods which are high in PH because they increase the level of acids in the body.

Avoid stress

Even after eating the right food for the growth of hair, believe it or not, stress may be causing your hair to fall. In order to remain stress-free, you should get to the root of your stress. You could do so by talking to your friends face-to-face and explaining your situation. Other ways of avoiding stress include practicing meditation, exercising, yoga and taking good care of yourself in order to increase self-esteem.

Use oils to prevent loss of hair

Depending with the kind of hair you have, you could apply oils which prevent the loss of hair. For example, Indian women use coconut oil to increase the quality of hair they have. These oils may be applied through massages. Other oils that are used in controlling loss of hair include Almond oil, lavender oil, rosemary oil and Geranium oil. Before using any of this oils, make sure you understand the procedure which should be followed when applying them.

Avoid unnecessary use of drugs

Another reason why you may experience hair loss is the use of drugs. Keep in mind that this article is not meant to discourage you from taking medication prescribed by a doctor. If you are experiencing hair loss due to use of such drugs, your health should precede over your hair issues. However, using supplements which are not prescribed by a doctor should be avoided if you are experiencing hair loss.

 

Good hair-care

General hair care includes avoiding regular heating and drying of your hair. If you could, avoid using hot curlers, hot hair brushes, hot hair driers, and hair straighteners. It has been said that heat weakens the hair grains which eventually leads to loss of hair. Other things that you should avoid include brushing your hair when wet and using brushes with hard bristles.