Quit Losing Your Hair With These 10 Natural Remedies!

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Hair loss is becoming more and more common today. It’s not just something that happens to older people anymore. It is seen in men and women. While your genetics may prove a factor in hair loss, there are other factors associated with the modern day that may come into play such as our diet and our stress levels. The thing is, the more hair you lose, the more stressed out you get, which results in more hair loss! Whether you’ve lost a lot of hair, or are starting to lose some, check out these natural hair loss solutions.

​Deep Scalp Oil Massages

Certain oils have been known to increase blood flow, enhance the strength of hair roots, and condition the scalp, which can result in less hair loss. Some of the oils you can use include almond oil, coconut oil, olive oil and amla oil. Add a touch of rosemary essential oil to it and increase the effectiveness.

Once you choose an oil to use, just massage it into your scalp with the tips of your fingers. Use gentle pressure and don’t use your nails. Do this at least once a week for best results.

​Monitor Your Diet

Your diet can affect the rate at which you lose hair. You should eat foods that help you build protein like egg whites, fish, and milk. Also, try to eat foods that are high in omega-3 fatty acids at least twice a week, like salmon and mackerel. You can also add ground flaxseed to cereals and smoothies.

​Increase Your Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamin B12 increases red blood cells, which results in more oxygen to your cells, improving the strength of you scalp. B vitamins also increases blood circulation, additionally, vitamin C, when combined with Iron is also good for circulation and general health of skin cells. You should make sure you’re getting enough copper, magnesium, calcium, and zinc, too. When you get adequate amounts of these vitamins and minerals, your hair will be much stronger.

​Drink More Water

Drinking sufficient amounts of water on a daily basis increase tissue growth and health. Your hair shaft is mostly water – did you know that? You should try to decrease soda consumption and increase water, as soda can weaken the immune system and encourage hair loss.

​Quit Smoking

Smoking decreases blood circulation and blood flow to the scalp. This makes your hair fall out easier! As if you need one more reason to quit smoking, right?

​Cut Back On Drinking Alcohol And Caffeine

Both caffeine and alcohol, when consumed in large amounts, can lower the immune system. When your immune system is low, not only do you get sick more often but your body doesn’t do the things that it is supposed to do. This can increase your chances of losing hair.

​Sweating Is Good For Your Hair

When you exercise, you sweat. When you sweat, hair pores get unclogged. When your hair pores get unclogged, the hair follicles are stronger and hair doesn’t fall out.

​Get More Antioxidants

Antioxidants found in green tea encourage hair growth and prevent hair loss. Try brewing two green tea bags in a cup of water. Let it cool and then slowly apply to scalp. Let it sit for an hour and then rinse it out.

​Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera contains enzymes that speed up healthy hair growth and decrease hair loss by bringing the pH levels of your scalp into balance. It also relieves and itchy or inflamed scalp, which can cause hair to fall out. You can get aloe vera gel or juice at most health food stores.

​Coconut Milk

Coconut milk is loaded with essential fats and proteins that decrease hair loss and increase hair growth. You can make your own coconut milk to apply to your hair by simmering grated coconut in a pan of water and then straining it. Let it cool and then apply to scalp and leave it in for 20 minutes. Then rinse and shampoo as normal.