Hair fall is one of the most common problems that everyone faces. It could be a natural phenomenon or our modern lifestyle. There could be many causes of hair fall which include diet, mineral deficiency, pollution, stress. However, if diagnosed properly, hair fall can be controlled. In this article, I am going to write about hair fall treatment, Home Remedies, how to control hair fall, and causes of hair fall.
Causes of hair fall
Nutritional: It may be possible that nutrients may be missing in your diet. The deficiency of vitamin D is a cause of hair loss. Vitamin A encourages a healthy scalp and also helps in hair growth. Dark green leafy vegetables, mango, papaya, etc are found in vitamin A. Vit B12 is found in milk and milk products which are useful for hair growth. Iron, copper, zinc, proteins, biotin are essential nutrients required. The deficiency of biotin can cause hair fall and hair thinning.
Hormonal: Women can experience hormonal imbalance which causes hair to fall.
Thyroid: If the thyroid gland produces an excessive amount of thyroid then the hair growth cycle may change.
Birth control pills: The hormones in pill that suppress ovulation can cause hair to thin. Sometimes hair loss can occur if you stop taking the pill.
Stress: Extreme stress can cause hair loss and lasts for several months. By meditation, yoga, and exercise stress can be reduced by minimizing hair loss.
Hairstyling products: Overtreated hair can lead to hair loss due to toxic chemicals. Almost all shampoos contain sodium lauryl sulfate which has a toxic effect on hair follicles. It is advisable to use natural shampoos.
Aging: As we age rate of hair growth slows down. Hair strands get thinner, finer, grey. In order to avoid this eat whole foods that keep hair healthy.
Genetics: Hair loss can be a genetic disorder. If parents have hair loss, then the child would more likely have hair loss.