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Hair loss is a completely normal process. Similar to how your skin sheds off dead cells, old strands are removed from the body so they can be replaced with new ones. healthy, that sounds like a lot, but is a funny fact: most people lose about 75 to 100 strands daily. However, if you see more hair in the drain and in your brush than normal, or you can tell your ponytail is thinner than it used to (and has no ailment like alopecia), you may lose more hair than you should Since you only replace about 50 to 75 new hairs per day and lose more 1
A deficit is unrelated in any way and it's definitely no idea l When it comes to your hair. Here are the reasons why you may lose more hair – and what you can do about it. (See also: The Healthy Scalp Tips That You Need for the Best Hair of Your Life)
The Most Common Reasons for Hair Loss
One of the most common causes of hair loss is stress and fatigue. "When you're stressed out, your body is in combat or flight mode, and the reaction is to raise blood sugar and suppress digestion so you can use all your energy to run in front of the tiger," says Blaisure. While we do not have any wild tigers following us in 2018, we have traffic, lack of sleep, jobs, and poor nutrition to keep our balance. Instead of sleeping, we fill up with coffee and sugar-laden cereal bars, which causes the blood sugar and cortisol levels to fluctuate up and down. This stress response affects hormone levels and can cause hair to overly fail, she explains.
Diets rich in refined carbohydrates and sugars also affect new hair growth. "Constant stress affects your ability to digest food, which means that vitamins are used more quickly and first by vital organs," says Blaisure. Your hair is not essential to survival, so it's on the priority list for nutrients. Vitamins and minerals are needed for healthy hair growth, so lack of vitamins A, B 12 D, zinc and omega-3 fatty acids inhibits the ability to produce new healthy cells that slow down hair growth. She explains. Vitamin deficiency can be identified with a simple blood test and easily corrected with supplements. Talk to your doctor before taking it so that they can dictate the type and amount of vitamins needed. (Related: Actually Helping Gummy Vitamins to Grow Hair?)
After all, many women suffer from hair loss after birth because hormone levels change, causing the hair to suddenly fail. Fortunately, the body generally corrects when hormones return to normal about three months after birth, says Blaisure.
lifestyle changes to support hair growth
None of this advice will surprise you; It's the exact advice you've heard for just about any health problem. This simple advice is also the key to getting healthy hair full. First, sleep: At least seven to eight hours a night to restore energy and lower cortisol levels. Eat a balanced diet with protein and healthy fats to stabilize blood sugar so you do not crave sweets and caffeine, says Blaisure. To further reduce stress, you should do at least 30 minutes of exercise every day to get healthier hair and everything else healthier. Win-Win
The best products for hair growth
1. If you go for a long time without cleaning (Day 4 of the dry shampoo), you disturb the natural bacteria of your scalp. Balancing the balance can cause inflammation and irritation, which can affect the hair follicle and aggravate or even cause hair loss. You do not need a daily shampoo, but Blaisure recommends using a shampoo at least twice a week to remove scaling, oils, and toxins from the scalp. Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo was developed for thin hair and contains peppermint and tea tree oil to soothe the scalp. (34 $, ulta.com)
2. In addition to shampooing twice a week, it's important to keep your hair strong from the inside to avoid breakage, says Blaisure. Look for a conditioner with keratin (the hair building blocks), such as Viviscal Gorgeous Growth Densifying Conditioner which also contains biotin for growth and shine. ($ 10, dermstore.com)
3. The Bosley Professional Strength BosRevive Starter Kit is available for color-treated and non-color-treated hair and contains shampoo, conditioner, and a leave-in treatment specifically designed for thinning hair. The treatment works by inhibiting DHT (a hormone responsible for thinning hair strands) while strengthening and thickening new growth. (42 $, ulta.com)
4. The botanical formulation of Phyto Phytocyane Revitalizing Serum supports the scalp's microcirculation. If more blood is brought into the area, the thinning is slowed down and new growth promoted. The pre-dosed serum vial is applied at the root to the towel-dried hair. It can be used three times a week for intensive treatment or once a week for maintenance. (69 $, ulta.com)
5. Evolis Professional Activator extends the growth cycle of your hair. Increasing time in the growth phase slows down the aging process and prevents hair from entering the resting and falling phases. There are three versions of the treatment – one to prevent thinning hair, one to promote hair growth, and one to eliminate hair loss. Apply the serum to the scalp twice daily and massage. It can be applied on wet or dry hair and does not disturb other styling products. ($ 65, neimanmarcus.com)
6. Even if you do not have noticeably thinning hair, consider adding Intact Root Securing Complex to your routine. The proprietary formula creates a temporary scalp feel to prevent strands of hair from normal washing, brushing and styling. Application: Apply the treatment in sections on dry hair. Wait 10 minutes before washing, then the grip effect will last for several hours. (34 $, intacthair.com)