Fed Up Of Hair Fall? Try These 6 Effective Hair Growth Tips For Men

Hair growth and healthy hair is crucial for men too. Here are some natural remedies that can help.

Written by: Puru Bansal Updated at: 2022-03-23 11:29

Maintaining hair for women might seem like a task but nowadays, men also keep fashionable hair and try to maintain them very seriously. For that they usually put gels, creams and different lotions in order to grow their hair faster. However, most of these products are made of chemicals that damage their hair nutrition on the long term. As a byproduct their hair start getting grey at a very young age. Hair growth needs to be done naturally in order to maintain them for longer period of time. To prevent hair fall and to encourage natural hair growth, we have some remedies for help. 

Hair Growth Pattern 

Hair usually grows at a slow rate that is usually around half and inch per month. This also depends on different individuals depending on their hair care routine and hereditary factors. Some men have the problem of baldness that runs in their families and therefore they are at higher risk of losing their hair at a younger age. Bringing on some lifestyle changes can actually reduce this hair fall and hair damage issue and promote your hair to grow longer at a faster pace. Here are some things that you need to take care of- 

  • Hair type 
  • Diet 
  • Age factor 
  • Underlying medical conditions 
  • Medications 
  • Level of stress 

Natural Remedies to Keep Hair Healthy and Encourage Hair Growth 

To encourage healthy hair growth, you need to do the following. 

1. Get adequate amount of sleep 

In this Genz era children and young adults spend more time on their phone rather than taking rest. Adequate amount of sleep is very important. For your health, including your hair, you need at least 7 hours of daily sleep. Sleeping for 7 to 9 hours per night can help your growth hormones to speed up the cell reproduction. This will contribute to a healthy rate of hair growth and lesser hair damage. 

2. Reduce Stress 

Stress can have many negative effects on your body, including your hair. Excessive stress can lead to hair loss and disrupt your growing phase of the hair. When the hair cycle is affected, the hair follicles are go into the resting phase. To reduce stress, you can do the following- 

  • Regular exercise 
  • Yoga 
  • Meditation 
  • Counselling 
  • Listening to some music 
  • Taking naps 

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3. Brush your hair gently 

Be gentle when you brush or style your hair. Do not frequently twist, twirl, or pull your hairs. Playing with your hairs at quick intervals can cause hair damage and breakage. By being gentle on your hair, It can make your hair grow at a faster pace. You also need to avoid the following things- 

  • Tight hairstyles such as braids, ponytails, cornrows 
  • Chemicals or products used to straighten your hair 
  • Hair bleaching 

4. Do not smoke

Smoking is also associated with a number of health issues, including hair loss, and therefore it is necessary to avoid smoking as early as possible. Smoking results the hair follicles to actually get damaged and that also results in the disbalance of the hair cycle and growth of hair. You may find it difficult to regulate your hair style, especially in men as they smoke more than women according to different reports.

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5. Try scalp massage 

Another beneficial thing that you can try doing is scalp massage. Scalp massage or as we generally term it as head massage is a very healthy procedure that has been used for several decades in our households as remedy to make hair stronger. According to small study conducted by National Institute of Health, men who have at least 4 minutes of scalp massage are more likely to get thicker and better nourished hair. Scalp massage also reduces hair loss and promotes hair growth at a faster rate.  In the study, it is also mentioned that doing hair massage for over 12 weeks actually reduced temporary hair fall in men and it promotes their hair growth patterns.  

6. Eat more vitamins and minerals

Diet plays a vital part in hair growth and nutrition of hair. If you consume right fruits, vegetables and whole grains, lean proteins and unsaturated fats in diet, then you are more likely to have better hair growth. In men it becomes even more crucial as calorie dense food of less nutritional value increases stress and inflammation.  

Certain vitamins and minerals in particular are related to healthy hair growth. You can follow these dietary chances in order to grow your hair healthier.  

  1. Foods that are high in iron content, including some beans, green leafy vegetables, iron fortified cereals and leaf beans etc.  
  2. Protein rich diet such as lean meat, eggs and fish

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