Causes of hair loss
There are many things that can cause hair loss, ranging from stress, smoking, unbalanced nutrition, hormonal factors, various kinds of diseases to genetics. Therefore, medical treatment is done too much, depending on the cause. Further, the experts add, are many natural treatments are beneficial for hair health, including: eating for health, with balanced nutrition
Eating for Health Hair
All the food is good for the body as a whole is good for hair. Among other foods high in protein, low carbohydrate and low fat. But there are also other substances that are specifically needed for healthy hair, namely omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B12, biotin, and minerals such as iron, zinc, and copper. Lack of one of these substances are often escapes our attention, but actually play an important role of hair loss.
Every month women menstruate, therefore women are particularly vulnerable to iron deficiency anemia. Research have iron deficiency is a frequent cause of hair loss in women. Sources of iron in the daily diet of vegetables such as green, red meat and liver.
Vitamin B12 comes from eggs, and meat. Therefore necessary vitamin B 12 supplement for those who do not eat these foods on top.
Food supplements are also recommended to be consumed is biotin. Biotin is often used by doctors to treat hair loss, because this substance is the main component of hair growth, skin and nails. We could get a natural biotin from liver or egg yolk, but to provide for the required number of lots. Therefore, for practical we can consume in the form of dietary supplements.
Herbal Remedy for Hair Loss
Currently on the market many common herbs that are believed to be useful to treat hair loss. Herbal ingredients are extremely diverse, there is derived from plants native to Indonesia and some from overseas. How to use also varies, some are smeared on the scalp, to wash it, and there is a drunk. Examples of herbs that are considered useful are: ginseng, ginger, balsamic vinegar, the plant saw palmetto, horsetail, green tea, etc.. Although labeled as natural materials, we need to remain cautious in their use, especially potion to drink. The reason is, there are also herbal ingredients that have adverse effects for the body especially when taken by women who also use a contraceptive drug. Therefore, find what exactly the content of these herbal ingredients, and if necessary, consult your doctor.
Herbs are safe to use is green tea. Several studies in Japan showed that drinking green tea can increase certain substances called sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG), which inhibits the activity of hormonal triggers hair loss. In addition, green tea is also useful as antioxidants and have anti-cancer effects.
Hair Loss and Hair Cosmetic Products
So far, we already know that the use of hair cosmetics like shampoos, hair dyes, and hair dryers can cause damage to the hair. It is indeed true, but this damage is not the same with hair loss problems due to genetic or other medical problems.
Damage due to hair cosmetics generally in the form of the hair shaft which becomes cracked, while the loss due to medical problems actually caused damage to the roots or the hair follicle level. The results showed that the use of cosmetic hair does not increase the risk of hair loss. This means that women with complaints of hair loss should not be afraid to restructure even coloring his hair. What matters Balance with nutritious food intake for hair health. Good care for your hair.