According to experts, on average, people every day lose 50 – 100 strands per one day and that is normal thing. But, if you notice that your hair is thinning, probably that is the first sign of hair loss.
The most common reasons for hair loss are:
Every person, no matter on what age is, can experience hair loss. It is important to mention that this health condition can affect even the entire body. Some of the most common reasons for hair loss are: hormonal changes, medications, medical conditions, heredity, etc.
According to statistics, this cause is one of the most common reasons for hair loss. When the iron levels in your body are low, there can appear some serious problems with your thyroid gland (malfunctioning), and usually that leads to hormonal imbalance. The same thing happens with high testosterone levels. They can cause hair loss in both men and women. These symptoms are especially worse in the case of women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (POS).
At moments when people are under stress, the blood flow to the scalp is decreased and the hair growth is significantly reduced. The stress makes our bodies to go into fight – fight mode. In other words, all important body functions are linked to survival. Trichotillomania is mental health condition that is caused by stress. In this type of health condition, the individual pluck out hair as a self-soothing mechanism.
If your body lacks of some vitamins and minerals such as B – complex Vitamins, zinc, vitamin D and protein, it is possible to appear hair loss and issues with scalp health. The deficiency of these vitamins can be really harmful to scalp health. And some nutritional deficiency, caused by some prescription drugs or digestive conditions (Crohn’s disease and IBS) can cause hair loss as well.
Telogen Effluvium is autoimmune condition that makes the body to push the hair follicles into some sort of resting phase, so that they don’t grow hair. Alopecia Areata is another autoimmune condition in which the immune system of the body attacks the hair follicles, causing large patches of hair to fall out.
There are prescription medications that cause hair loss. Some of them are: contraceptives, blood pressure medications, antidepressants, antibiotics, acne medications, chemotherapeutics agents, immunosuppressant’s and pain medications.
You should be very careful with the choice of the shampoo. There are expensive hair products that can negative affect on the sensitive skin. These products are harmful when they contain sulphates or other chemical additives. So, we recommend you to use homemade natural products that will nourish your scalp and hair follicles, instead of irritating them with these expensive hair products. In this article we are going to show you how to make the most effective homemade hair mask to prevent hair loss.
There are various different skin conditions and skin problems which cause hair loss. The most common skin conditions, that cause hair loss are: seborrheic dermatitis, eczema of the scalp, infection by fungus called Malassezia furfur, psoriasis of the scalp (autoimmune condition). In most cases, all these skin conditions cause flaky and dry skin, and they sometimes cause itchiness.
How to treat hair loss?
In the nature, you can find many different remedies that can help you with the hair loss problem. In this article we are going to present you nourishing hair mask that will help you to promote your hair and scalp health. This amazing hair mask will improve your hair and scalp health and it will stop the hair loss process. The best thing is that it’s very simple and easy to prepare. Continue with reading and to see the instructions.
Castor Oil Hair Mask
Main ingredient in this hair mask is castor oil. This remarkable oil has many health properties, and some of them are anti – inflammatory and anti – fungal. Because of that this mask is the best tool to keep your scalp healthy and under control.
Essential oil (optional)
An old t – shirt
First of all, you should put on an old t – shirt. After that, apply coin – sized amount of castor oil to your palms and rub your hands together, in order to warm the castor oil. Then gently massage your scalp with this oil about 5 – 10 minutes. Now, you can start combing the castor oil through your hair with your fingers.
Note: if your hair is longer, you can add more castor oil.
When you are done with applying this oil, put on your shower cap and leave it on for at least 1 hour. Also, you can leave it overnight but don’t forget to use old pillowcase or tower, because the castor oil may stain your sheets.
In the morning, or after 1 hour, wash your hair with shampoo and conditioner as usual. For best results it is recommended to repeat this hair loss method once a week.
After few weeks of using this homemade hair loss mask, you will notice that your hair will stop falling. We guarantee that you will be amazed by the results.