While some of us rock the bald look, most of us who suffer from hair loss would much rather have a full head of hair again. Unfortunately implants are painful and costly and prescribed hair loss treatment like Rogaine and Propecia take time and have varying results. Clever haircuts or thickening shampoos will work for some time, but eventually, the only one you are going to be fooling is yourself. Eventually, you are going to have to come to terms with that growing horseshoe, and if you do not have the money or the commitment to join come hair club, you are going to have to learn how to be comfortable with it. It’s not like you can wear that cap all the time.
Hair Loss Causes
However, do no not despair. There are ways to stave off the inevitable. The most important thing in treating baldness is knowing what causes it. While genetics (if your mother’s father or your own father was bald) plays a big part, hair loss is also exacerbated because of excess hormones and poor blood circulation. While you cannot help where your X chromosome came from, you can address the other two problems through natural treatments.
Healthy Body, Healthy Scalp
Lack of blood circulation to your scalp can lead to premature hair loss. The two main FDA approved treatments for hair loss are actually vasodilators which promote blood flow to the follicles that have been choked off by the buildup of DHT. By taking care of yourself through a diet rich in veggies and an active lifestyle, you can help promote better blood flow which will help you keep your hair from falling our prematurely. Iron, Zinc, B Vitamins, and Omega 3 Fatty Acids are all essential in maintaining a healthy scalp.
Some other Natural Hair Loss Remedies
-Washing your hair with baking soda and rinsing with Apple Cider Vinegar Everyday is a great way to help wash off the residual buildup of DHT and promote new hair growth.
-Saw Palmetto has been called Nature’s Rogaine. Like the over the counter drug, this plant can help reduce the amount of excess DHT (the hormone most responsible for hair loss) in your scalp, leading to thicker, fuller hair.
-Inversion therepy is not only good for your spine, it can also help promote circulation to your scalp. Massaging your scalp while upside down can also help.
-Simply massaging you scalp everyday will also promote circulation and new hair growth.
-Alma Powder soaked overnight in cast iron and then used to wash the scalp can also help invigorate growth.