Fed up of Hair Fall? Know the Tips and Tricks to Treat Thinning Hair!

Fed up of Hair Fall? Know the Tips and Tricks to Treat Thinning Hair!

06-09-2017   |   Posted By: Chhavi   |   2969 View(s)

There can be a myriad of factors which can cause hair thinning. It can be due to unhealthy eating habits, stress, ageing or lack of quality sleep. The reason may be anything, but the consequence is painful to everybody. No one likes to see loose strands of hair in the bed when they wake up in the morning or to brush their hands through their hair and see that the hair have thin out so much. But, what you can do to treat thinning hair? Well, you can follow some tips and try some remedies to prevent hair thinning and treat it effectively.

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Simple Tips to Treat Thinning Hair and get Bouncy Hair

Part 1- Find the Cause of the Problem

Any problem can be resolved well if you know its underlying cause. And the same goes for the problem of hair thinning. There can be many reasons behind hair thinning, so you need to find answers to your problem. Ask yourself:

    Am I eating a healthy diet?

    Am I exercising regularly?

    Am I happy?

    Am I getting good quality sleep?

    Am I using too many hair care products?

    Is there a possibility that certain medications that I am taking are leading to this problem?

    Is this due to hormonal changes?

These are some of the questions you can ask yourself and find the root cause of the problem and then can solve the issue. For instance, if you know you are not eating a healthy diet; that your diet is full of spicy, fried and fatty foods and lacks minerals and nutrition that your hair needs to grow, then you should change your diet so that you can get rid of the problem. Simple, isn’t it? Just know the cause and solve the concern. This is yet one of the easiest ways to treat thinning hair.

Sometimes, you cannot find the reason behind hair thinning yourself. In many cases, people try everything: they change their diet, start exercising, sleep well and stop using hair styling products, but all their efforts go in vain when they still are not able to get rid of the problem. So, why does this happen? It happens because certain answers can only be given by Doctors. It is because there are certain medical conditions such as thyroid, skin disorders, Diabetes and scalp infections that can cause hair loss.

Hence, if you see that even after making healthy lifestyle changes, you are losing strands of hair heavily on a daily basis, then do not feel shy to consult a Doctor.

Part 2- Avoid Using Hair Styling Products

So, you curl your hair because you are fed up of that straight hair look? Or you use a straightener because you want to get those beautiful curly locks? Using hair styling products such as hair straightener, hair curlers and hair dryers has become a trend now, and people these days like to follow what is trending, without thinking even once whether it will suit them or not. It is completely fine to use hair styling products once in a blue moon, but ‘Excess of everything is bad.’ And so, instead of using these heat styling techniques to give a perfect look to your hair, you can try home remedies to style your hair the way you want; and it won’t damage your hair too.

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Part 3-Avoid Wearing Tight Hairstyles

Do you tie your hair in tight braids? I know we love wearing those fancy hairstyles such as tight braids, weaves and pulled-back hairstyles; but you also must know that these can cause your hair to pull out more easily. You can wear those hairstyles once in a while, but don’t make it a habit; wear your hair down or pull them back loosely. Also, choosing the right hairband is also important to maintain healthy hair. Avoid hair elastics and barrettes that tug on your hair if you want to treat thinning hair effectively.

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Part 4- Give Yourself a Soothing ‘Hot Oil’ Massage

Our grandmother was right when she used to tell us the many benefits of applying oil to hair. I remember irritating my mother while she tried to put warm oil to my hair. My gosh! So many excuses I used to make back then because I did not understand the importance of it. Now, I do understand the importance of oil massage as I myself have seen the difference in my hair after I have started using hair oil.

If you want to treat thinning hair, you should massage your scalp with hot oil at least once a week. Doing this will increase circulation around your hair follicles and boost hair growth. You can try egg oil, almond oil, coconut oil, mustard oil, olive oil or jojoba oil for the purpose of hot oil massage.

Part 5- Brush it Right

Do you have the habit of brushing your hair while it is still wet? If you do, then you are doing severe damage to your hair. Brushing your hair while it’s wet tends to pull more hair out which ultimately leads to hair loss. Thus, you should comb your hair gently using a wide-tooth comb and first comb near the tips of your hair, then tangles at the bottom and then work your way up to the roots. Trust me, once you start combing your hair this way, you will see your hair will become strong, and your hair fall will also decrease. Following this tip will surely help you treat thinning hair.

Part 6- Stay Happy

Taking too much stress can also lead to hair fall problems. If you want to treat thinning hair, then you must say goodbye to stress and stay happy and calm. I know this is easier said than being done, but this is something you have to do if you don’t want to see strands of hair piling up on your pillow when you wake up in the morning. So, take measures to beat stress such as: Get more sleep, exercise, try breathing exercises, give time to your hobbies and so on.

Healthy Diet

Part 7- Eat a Healthy Diet

Your diet plays a significant role in boosting hair growth. If you eat foods rich in minerals, vitamins, iron and antioxidants; your hair will grow and will be healthy. But if not, then you have to prepared to see hair falling out more than ever. Now, it is considered pretty normal to lose 100-200 strands of hair every day, but more than this means that you are not taking care of your diet. So, you should eat a diet full of protein and other essential minerals to boost hair growth and treat thinning hair.

Some of the best foods to boost hair growth are:

    Eggs

    Salmon

    Almonds

    Broccoli

    Indian Gooseberry (Amla)

    Sweet potatoes

    Fruits

    Spinach

    Greek Yogurt

    Cinnamon

    Oatmeal

    Barley

    Nuts

    Sweet potatoes

Part 8- Try Home Remedies

Sometimes, you can find the treatment for thinning hair right in your kitchen. Yes, there are certain ingredients that you can use to prevent hair thinning and get rid of hair fall problems.

Some of the best home remedies are:

    Aloe Vera

Take two tablespoons of aloe vera gel, freshly extracted from an aloe vera leaf. Blend the gel well to form a smooth paste. Massage the gel into your scalp for 5 minutes using the tips of your fingers. Let aloe vera gel do its magic for 25 minutes and then rinse off with warm water.

Why this Remedy Works?

The proteolytic enzymes which are present in aloe vera help in healing and repairing dead skin cells. This, in turn, strengthens the hair follicles and boost hair growth. You can even drink a glass of aloe vera juice to get thicker locks.

    Eggs

Take one or two eggs, depending on the length of your hair and beat it thoroughly. Apply the egg on wet hair and then let it stay for 30 minutes. Then, wash off with lukewarm water and shampoo.

Alternatively, you can combine one egg yolk, one tablespoon of any hair oil that you use and two tablespoons of water. Properly blend all of these ingredients and apply it on your scalp. Let it stay for 30 minutes and then wash off with lukewarm water and shampoo. Try this remedy once a week to treat thinning hair.

Egg Masks

Why this Remedy Works?

Eggs are packed with protein and sulphur which helps in strengthening hair follicles and boosting hair growth. Eggs are also used to get shiny hair.

    Indian Gooseberry (Amla)

Take one tablespoon each of Indian Gooseberry (Amla) and lemon juice and mix well to get a smooth mixture. Apply this to your hair and scalp evenly and then leave it on. Once it gets dried up, wash your hair with a gentle shampoo and cool water. This easy and effective treatment can be done once a week to get thicker and healthier hair.

Why this Remedy Works?

Amla is used widely to prevent hair loss. Because it is loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants, it works best to boost the collagen levels in your scalp, thereby promoting hair growth.

    Fenugreek Seeds

Take two to three tablespoons of fenugreek seeds and soak it in water for about eight to ten hours. After that, grind the seeds to make a granular paste. You can also add two teaspoons of coconut milk to it. Mix it well and then apply on your hair and scalp. Let it sit for 30 minutes, then wash your hair with lukewarm water. Do this once a week.

Alternatively, you can soak two to three tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in water for about eight to ten hours. Then, in the morning strain the water and use this water to rinse your hair. Do this once or twice a week.

Why this Remedy Works?

If your scalp is healthy, then be assured that your hair will be healthy. Fenugreek seeds are the best to maintain scalp health as it prevents dryness and soothes the scalp.

    Coconut Oil

Take two tablespoons of coconut oil or more; it depends on the length of your hair and heat it in a bowl for a few seconds until it is slightly warm. Then, massage the warm oil into your scalp gently using your fingertips for about 15 minutes. Let the oil work its magic and leave it on for an additional thirty minutes. Wash it off in the morning with a mild shampoo. You can try this simple remedy two to three times a week.

Coconut Oil

 

Why this Remedy Works?

The ingredients present in coconut oil helps in conditioning the hair and promoting hair growth. Being rich in essential minerals, fat, iron and potassium; it is one of the best oils that prevent hair breakage, keep the scalp healthy, prevents dandruff and leaves you with thicker, shinier and healthier hair. Thus, this is one of the best remedies to treat thinning hair.

    Henna Leaves

Take a handful of henna leaves and grind it with a little water to form a fine paste. Let it sit for around 2 hours and then apply this paste onto your hair and scalp and cover your hair properly with a shower cap. Wash your hair after a few hours with shampoo and cool water.

Another way you can use henna is by mixing the henna powder in sufficient water so that it makes a granular paste. If you want, you can use green tea instead of water if you want better conditioning. Then keep the henna paste aside overnight and the next day, add two teaspoons of lemon juice and one raw egg to this paste. Apply this mixture evenly to your hair and let it sit until it dries completely. Lastly, rinse it off with a mild shampoo and cool water.

Why this Remedy Works?

Henna has been used since ages to boost hair growth and get shiny, black hair. It also assists to balance the pH of the scalp and gives a natural colour to your hair. Henna leaves have conditioning properties which make your hair softer and more manageable. Also, it assists in strengthening the hair shaft, which in turn prevents hair fall and leaves you with smoother and thicker hair.

Everyone wishes to have beautiful, healthy hair! If you follow these simple tips religiously, you will be able to fight hair fall problems effectively.

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