Hair loss has become a very common problem these days. Some of its causes are dandruff, excessive oiliness of scalp, illness, thyroid imbalance, stress, nutritional deficiency, as well as hair damage caused by procedures like hair colouring/dyeing, bleaching, straightening, etc. Read on to know about hair care and ways to prevent hair loss or balding:
In hot and humid weather, the hair should be washed more often, in order to remove sweat and oil deposits, along with dirt. If the hair is oily, it should be washed three or four times a week. For dry hair, wash twice a week.
Harsh hair products disturb the normal acid-alkaline balance and also stimulate the scalp further, leading to a build-up of dead cells on the scalp, aggravating problems like dandruff. One needs a shampoo or hair cleanser, along with conditioner or hair rinse. One should select products containing herbs like amla, shikakai, reetha, brahmi, bhringaraj, arnica, trifala, hibiscus (gurhal or javakusuma), bael, neem, sandalwood, etc.
The reasons behind hair loss can be many. Poor diet, pollution, genetic factors etc. all play a significant role in hair fall.read more
Tips to Prevent Hair Loss - Exercise, stress management, giving up harmful addictions such as that of nicotine, alcohol and caffeine are some ways to prevent hair loss.read more