Hair is a crown for all, be it women or men we all want them to be strong and lustrous. But if your hair starts falling off your scalp like autumn leaves then it becomes a serious problem.
What are the causes of hairfall?
Hair Fall is not always due to a change in season or if you’ve switched your shampoo, there’s more to it. You should see a Skin specialist in Islamabad if you assume that a problem with your scalp may be the culprit for your hair loss. Some other causes of hairfall are:
- Hormonal problems
- Vitamin D, iron, copper, zinc and protein deficiencies
- Thyroid issues
- Excessive stress
- Contraceptive medication
- Polycystic ovarian syndrome
- Excessive use of hairstyling products
Natural remedies to treat hair fall:
The natural ways to treat hair fall are as follows:
1. Licorice root
Licorice root has been used for prevention of hair loss since centuries. It works by soothing the scalp and getting rid of dandruff. What you need to do to make the leave in the mask out of licorice root is take 1 cup of milk, add a tablespoon of ground licorice root and 2 to 3 strands of saffron. Apply it to your scalp and length of hair and let it sit overnight. Next morning wash your hair, you can repeat this mask twice a week.
2. Green tea
With its antioxidant properties green tea helps in boosting hair growth and preventing hair loss. Soak three tea bags in 2 cups of hot water or maybe more if you have long hair. When the tea cools down pour it all over your scalp and hair then gently massage it and leave it in for an hour. Then rinse it with cool water.
3. Coconut milk:
Coconut milk is rich in protein and fat so it works in preventing hair loss by providing all the required nutrition to the hair. You can either use a store bought can of coconut milk or make it yourself at home. To make coconut milk you need to grate a medium-sized coconut and let it simmer in a pan for 5 to 10 minutes. Then strain it and let it cool down. Now add a tablespoon of black pepper and fenugreek seeds to this milk and apply it to your scalp and hair. Leave it in for 20 minutes, then rinse and use your regular shampoo.
Eggs are packed with sulphur, selenium, iodine, protein, phosphorus and zinc which promote new hair growth. To make an egg mask you need to separate one egg’s white and yolk in a bowl. Now add a teaspoon of honey and a teaspoon of olive oil to egg white. Give it a good mix and then apply this paste all over your hair and scalp. Wash with a mild shampoo after 20 minutes.
5. Fenugreek seeds:
Fenugreek seeds are among the most effective remedies to stop hair loss immediately. What you need to do to make a fenugreek mask is soak a handful of fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Next morning grind the soaked seeds until they become a fine paste. Now apply this paste to your hair and scalp evenly. Leave it on for 30 to 40 minutes. It is advised to cover your scalp with a shower cap when you have this mask on. Rinse it with water, there is no need to use a shampoo after this mask. You can repeat it twice a week for a month to put an end to your hair loss.
It is advisable to visit Best dermatologist in Lahore if your hair fall isn’t coming to an end, even after trying all the above mentioned home remedies. They will analyse your scalp and hair and rule out any other conditions that may be causing hair loss.