Unlike the saying that goes “you can’t judge a book by its cover”, you can judge or have a fair idea about a person by means of his thinning hair. Generally, or safely speaking, you may say that his condition is all in the genes.
It may have been passed on from a parent or grandparent. Age is also a factor. You may say that he may be in his forties since this is the time when men and women start to lose their hair. Hair loss may also indicate an underlying health problem. He may be under a lot of stress lately, which is why his hair is starting to fall. Another reason is the rise and fall of hormonal levels in the body.
Lastly, we can say that the person who has thinning hair may be on a crash diet. The food that he eats is low in proteins, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. All these are essential for hair growth. There are many reasons for hair loss; some triggers include genetics, pollution, wrong styling products, over brushing, stress, poor diet and thyroid imbalances. Hair loss can be extremely emotional and embarrassing especially when you are young or at your prime; you feel like you have been robbed of your youth with an older look. Hence, many individuals who experience hair loss are keen to search for the right solution to their dilemma.
First, you have to take good care of your hair. Always use a mild shampoo and a moisturizing conditioner to keep it soft and manageable. Wash it only with tap water, neither too hot nor too cold. Dry it naturally. Avoid using heat styling tools such as the blow drier, straightening iron or hot curlers. You have to remember that heat weakens the hair, causing it to break. In this regard, also avoid too much sun exposure. It may leave your hair to be dry and brittle.
Learn how to handle stress. This may show in the condition of your hair. Too much stress causes hair to fall. Eat foods that are rich in proteins, minerals and vitamins (especially Vitamin B). These make the hair shiny. To keep your hair healthy, use hair products made from natural ingredients. Some effective ones are Coconut and Jojoba Oil, which you can regularly massage into your hair. The same goes for Yam Root, Saw Palmetto, Wolf Berry and Stinging Nettle, which are likewise effective.
You may also want to consider some home remedies to help you control your hair loss as well as to facilitate growing your hair healthily again. They are cheap and natural with no side effects. Another easy method to regain hair growth is to massage your head daily for about 15 minutes with some hair oil. Massaging oil, such as hot olive oil, on your head will nourish your scalp and hair; blood circulation will improve to encourage better hair growth. It may take time to treat hair loss. You have to be patient and consistent in maintaining your hairs’ health. After all, this is considered to be your crowning glory.