of hair at a very tender age has become a common disorder
these days. Hair loss can be because of number of problems
but the main cause according to scientists is a progressive
condition known as androgenetic alopecia or common hereditary
hair loss. In androgenetic alopecia, combination of heredity,
hormones and age causes progressive shrinking or miniaturization
of certain hair follicles which result in no hair growth at
all after certain period of time. Usually we lose about 100
hair per day, after a few months, a new hair grows out of
the same follicle. But because of this condition hair growth
becomes absolutely nil resulting in baldness. Other causes
of hair loss are stress, skin disorders or serious disease,
childbirth, shock, excessive drug intake, wrong eating habits,
subjecting your hair to chemical treatments etc. Wrong eating
habits and inadequate nutrition in your diet also causes loss
recently, there have been no effective treatments for hair
loss. However, medicines and surgery to slow hair loss and
replace lost hair are now available. There are also two main
types of surgery for hair loss - transplantation and scalp
order to have beautiful and thick hair growth you need to
have adequate essential nutrients in the daily diet. Hair
is made of protein and therefore adequate protein is necessary
for healthy hair. You diet should be rich with proteins and
minerals. You require a daily intake of 100 grams of protein
which you can take either through protein supplements or by
milk, buttermilk, yogurt, soyabean, eggs, cheese, meat and
fish. A lack of vitamin A, vitamin B, B6, B12, folic acid,
biotin, iron, copper and iodine may cause hair loss and premature
greying. Lack of inositol is also a cause for loss of hair.
Inositol is available in foods such as yeast, liver and molasses.
Thus if your diet is rich in iodine, protein, vitamin, iron
and inositol, then you can have long lustrous locks. Eat lots
of green vegetable and fruits supplemented with foods such
as milk, vegetable oils, honey, wheat germ, yeast, eggs and
These are a few helpful tips to help regenerate hair follicles,
but they do not cure any underlying conditions, or stress-related
dietary supplements such as Vitamin B6, protien &
Silica. Supplements are useful when you can't get enough
from natural food sources.
Get enough sleep and have a balanced and healthy diet.
Regularly massage your scalp after a hair wash. It will
activate the sebaceous glands and there will be effective
circulation of blood in the affected area, making the
hair grow healthy.
coconut milk all over the scalp and massaging it into
the hair. It will nourish the hair and promote hair growth.
The coconut milk can be prepared by grinding the coconut
malai and squeezing the residue.
of the juice of green coriander leaves on the head is
also considered beneficial for hair growth.
Massage your scalp with Amla oil, prepared by boiling
dry pieces of amla in coconut oil.
your hair with a mix of apple cider vinegar and sage tea
this helps hair grow.
drinking this - blend bananas with honey, yoghurt &
far as possible lead a stress free life.