Let’s Talk Hair Thinning
Hair Thinning refers to minor to moderate hair loss. Thinning hair is different from hair loss because it doesn’t necessarily cause baldness, however, it results in thinner spots of hair on your head. Thinning hair happens in a slow process but which advantage in other to pinpoint the causes and provide the solutions/ best treatment measures.
What are the Causes of Hair Thinning?
There are so many factors that cause thinning hair like lifestyle habits, genetics, certain medical conditions, stress, childbirth, pulling your hair, eating disorders, etc. According to research, it’s normal to lose 50 to 100 hairs per day. Any more than this means you could be shedding more than you should.
Our Lifestyle habits contribute greatly to thinning hair, for instance, perms, color treatments, relaxers, and more.
The way we maintain our hair also contributes to thinning hair, for example using harsh hair products, such as extreme-hold hair sprays and gels. Temporary color can also be harsh for your hair.
Wearing your hair up too tightly or an up-do or pulling your hair up in a ponytail for working out, can tug on your hair and break it from the follicles, causing thin spots in due time.
Lacking iron, folic acid, and other minerals in your diet can cause thinning hair because these all help follicles produce hair naturally.
Stress is also a factor, especially uncontrolled stress. Stress kills new hairs that are trying to grow from the hair follicles.
Thinning hair is also hereditary but that doesn’t mean it can’t be solved.
Do not confuse alopecia (widespread hair loss) with hair thinning. Hair Thinning may lead to hair loss, these two concepts aren’t actually the same thing.
Treatments and Home Remedies
1. Scalp Massage
Scalp massage is the cheapest method of solving thinning hair and getting thicker hair. It’s very simple and has no side effects. When you wash your hair with AFROPHOENIX SHAMPOO, gently apply pressure with your fingertips around your scalp to encourage blood flow.
2. Essential Oils
Essential oils are liquids obtained from certain plants, and they’re primarily used in aromatherapy and in different types of alternative medicine. Oils like Lavender oil, peppermint oil, etc has been used with achievement by some people with pattern baldness. These essential oils must be combined with carrier oils like coconut oil, olive oil as they can’t be used alone, and guess what AFROPHOENIX HAIR BUTTER and AFROPHOENIX HAIR GROWTH OIL contains these oils and a whole lot more.
3. Anti-thinning Shampoo
Anti-thinning shampoo works marvelously. AFROPHOENIX SHAMPOO is the first choice. First, it provides volume for your hair, so it looks thicker. This can be helpful for people who have thinning or naturally fine hair. Shampoos for thinning hair or hair loss have vitamins and amino acids that promise a healthier scalp to generate more hair over time.
To achieve healthy hair, one must be healthy. Malnourishment or eating disorders, causes new hair to fail in generating from follicles. Healthy hair needs iron, folic acid, and zinc to keep growing thick and strong.
5. Folic acid supplements
Folic acid is a type of B vitamin that’s very necessary for new cell creation. Folic acid helps to generate new hair in balding areas.
6. Biotin/Vitamin B-7
Biotin, or vitamin B-7, is a water-soluble nutrient that’s naturally found in foods like nuts, lentils, and liver. Eating a balanced diet will make one high on biotin. There are also supplemental forms of biotin risen over the years that promise more energy and better hair growth with such products.
Note: You shouldn’t take biotin if you take vitamin B-5 supplements — when taken together, these can reduce the efficacy of one another.
7. Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids
Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are called essential fatty acids. This is because they can’t be produced by the human body. Omega-3 helps your body fight inflammation and hair loss is also related to inflammation. Omega-6, on the other hand, is important for overall skin health, which might benefit the scalp. Plant-based oils are primary sources of omega-6, while omega-3 fatty acids are found in fish. If You can’t consume such foods, you might as well take a supplement but talk to your doctor.
So that’s that!!!
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