Written By Finnegan Pierson / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Thinning hair is a problem faced by both men and women. There are several reasons why someone would start to lose their hair. Sometimes the loss happens in noticeable patches and bald spots and sometimes there is simply thinning all over the whole scalp. Either way, the loss of your hair is a painful thing to witness and you likely want to find a remedy to stop hair loss and help your hair to grow back fast.
One of the top causes of hair loss, aside from medical reasons, is stress. When you're stressed out your body tends to focus on the more important aspects of functioning, and growing a healthy head of hair is not one of them. Stress can be both internal and external. When you are emotionally stressed, it will manifest in physical ways. Environmental stress will also have an impact on the quality of your hair.
You can help eliminate stress from your surrounding by doing your part to reduce energy emissions by going with solar energy. Your wallet will also thank you when you see the reduced energy costs. Schedule regular solar panel maintenance to keep everything in good working order and you will have a consistent energy source to power your hairdryer and lower your stress.
Stimulate Your Scalp
A good scalp massage is a great idea to not only relax you but to help get the blood flowing to your hair follicles and support hair growth. Take a few minutes to massage your scalp when you're washing your hair or as an evening relaxation technique before bed.
Feed Your Hair
The foods that you eat will definitely have an effect on your body, including the appearance and feel of your hair. Protein is an important nutrient that you need to grow your hair, as are collagen and omega-3s.
You can get collagen by drinking bone broth. This is a powerful remedy that will improve your overall gut health and well-being at the same time as nourishing your hair. A good source of omega-3s can be found in salmon and other fatty fish. These fats help feed your hair and encourage growth and strength. Other good sources of quality fats can be found in avocados, nuts, and seeds.
Take a Supplement
If your hair needs a little extra help, then you may want to consider taking a collagen or biotin supplement. These are some of the essential nutrients that your hair needs to stay strong and continue to grow long. Another good vitamin that can help out is vitamin C because of its ability to eliminate free radicals that can damage your hair.
Choose Hair Products Carefully
Many shampoos and other products contain chemicals or sulfates that can cause damage to your hair and scalp. Pay attention to the ingredient list and when possible, opt for natural products.
Castile soap is a great alternative to regular shampoos, or you can also wash your hair with diluted baking soda followed by a vinegar rinse. Add a few drops of your favorite essential oil if you like. Peppermint or rosemary are proven to help stimulate hair growth by cleansing the scalp and improving circulation.
Using too much heat to style your hair can cause split ends and dryness. Give your hair a break once in a while and stay away from the curling irons and hairdryers by finding styles that you enjoy where you can let your hair dry naturally.
Another thing to keep in mind is that a too-tight hairstyle can also lead to breakage and hair loss. Pulling your hair up into a ponytail or a bun daily can have a negative effect. If you do pull your hair back, make sure that it's not too tight and that the band that you use is comfortable and not pulling at your scalp.
When you start to pay attention to your environment and how you treat your hair, you can make some good changes that will improve your hair quality and encourage it to grow. With a little time and support, you can start to get your hair back to looking and feeling fantastic.
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Finnegan Pierson loves business and has a passion for Health and technology. Even more interesting is the combination of the two. As a freelance writer, Finn hopes to influence others so they can have positive life experiences.
Founder Ray Spotts has a passion for all things natural and has made a life study of nature as it relates to health and well-being. Ray became a forerunner bringing products to market that are extraordinarily effective and free from potentially harmful chemicals and additives. For this reason Ray formed Trusted Health Products, a company you can trust for clean, effective, and healthy products. Ray is an organic gardener, likes fishing, hiking, and teaching and mentoring people to start new businesses. You can get his book for free, “How To Succeed In Business Based On God’s Word,” at www.rayspotts.com.