Hair Loss Prevention

By on August 13, 2011

Prevention of Hair Loss Hair Loss Prevention

All people lose hair on a daily basis, but unfortunatley many people will go through rapid hair loss without new hair coming in to replace it which results in thinning hair and possibly lead to some degree of baldness. Hereditary plays a major role in the severity of hair loss but improper care of your hair along with an unhealthy lifestyle may cause early hair loss.

Hair Loss Prevention
dot3 Hair Loss PreventionGetting proper nutrition is essential for healthy hair.

dot3 Hair Loss Prevention Water, protien, biotin (part of the vitamin B complex), vitamins A, B6, B12, C, copper, iron, omega 3 fatty acids, zinc, calcium, folic acid, and magnesium all play a part in maintaining a healthy scalp, skin, and hair.

dot3 Hair Loss PreventionUse your fingertips to massage your scalp which will increase circulation in your scalp which is important for hair growth.

dot3 Hair Loss PreventionGentle combing or brushing of your hair will help break up hardened oils that clog your pores. It is recommended that you comb or brush 100-200 strokes in the morning and at night.

dot3 Hair Loss Prevention Avoid excessive wind, sun, and heat (such as from hair dryers, hot showers, and curling irons) on your hair.

dot3 Hair Loss PreventionTight fitting caps and hats will cause poor circulation in your scalp and will also cause build-up of sweat and grime.

dot3 Hair Loss PreventionIf you have live a high stressed life try reducing stress by taking some time out daily just to relax, excessive stress is believed to induce hair loss.

dot3 Hair Loss PreventionIf you color your hair, limit coloring it to once ever 2 months. Hair coloring damages your hair and the less frequently you color it the better.

dot3 Hair Loss PreventionAvoid putting too much physical stress on your hair, brush/comb your hair gently, don’t pull your hair when you brush and avoid braids and ponytails if possible, they place constant stress on your hair.

dot3 Hair Loss PreventionGet enough sleep.

dot3 Hair Loss PreventionUse a conditioner and trim any split ends.

dot3 Hair Loss PreventionSee your doctor or a dermatologist for advice if you have concerns about hair loss and want to seek treatment.