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Diet For Hair Fall Tips

Diet In Hair Problems And Hair Fall

Dr. Sameer Kumar Singh 86% (115 ratings)
B.Sc, BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
Diet In Hair Problems And Hair Fall

Diet In Hair Problems And Hair Fall-

Morning:

  • 2 flaxseed capsule with 1 glass of water.
  • At 7 am- Tea with 2 fiber biscuits

Breakfast:

  • 3 Egg white (boiled) with 2 slices of whole wheat bread or
  • Oat meal and 1 bowl sprouts especially moong, soyabeen (sprouted) or
  • Whole-wheat daliya daily 1 large bowl
  • 11:30 am- fruit especially guava and citrus fruit

Lunch:

  • Dal  and vegetable - 1 bowl
  • Curd - 1 bowl
  • Rice- 1small cup.
  • Chapatti- 2-3
  • Salad

Evening:

Green tea/tea with roasted gram or puffed rice.

Dinner:

Vegetable - 1 bowl


2 Flaxseed capsules at bedtime, Chapatti - 2 to 3, Salad

Dietary recommendations

  • Include milk in your daily regime. You may avoid sugar and have skimmed milk.
  • Eat- 1 flaxseed (Alsi) CAPSULE  in the morning and night  with half glass of water.
  • Include vitamin C in form of lemon and other citrus fruits daily.
  • Drink ample amount of water and liquids daily.
  • Avoid tea, coffee and refrain colddrinks.
  • Include lentils (masur) in your diet every alternate day.
  • Eat iron rich food.
  • Include 45 min of exercise in you routine for atleast 5 days a weak.
  • Eat your dinner before 9 pm

Don’t drink water with meals

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Managing Hair Fall With A Healthy Diet

Dr. R.Brahmananda Reddy 87% (11 ratings)
Diploma In Dermatology, Fellowship In Aesthetic Medicine
Dermatologist, Hyderabad
Managing Hair Fall With A Healthy Diet

Hair fall is a serious and an equally depressing problem affecting people worldwide. What is even more frightening is the fact that young adults (both men and women) are mostly at the receiving end. Hair fall is the last thing a person would want. Most people find the situation very embarrassing. It does their confidence no good either. It affects their overall appearance, making them look older than their age.

Though the medications and treatment can help deal with the problem to an extent, it is the diet that plays the most important role. Lack of essential nutrients and minerals in the diet can contribute extensively in aggravating the hair fall problem. The following food items (fruits and vegetables included) go a long way in controlling and preventing the hair fall problem.

  1. Omega-3 fatty acids: Omega-3 fatty acids are as important to the body as oxygen, if not more. In some people, inflammation (caused by medical conditions such as Dermatitis, Eczema, Seborrhea or Ringworms) can trigger hair loss. Omega-3 fatty acids come as a savior in such cases. Known for its anti-inflammatory properties, it can be instrumental in controlling the hair loss. Foods such as salmon, flax seeds, nuts, soybeans are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. Salmon is also known to improve the insulin resistance, thereby checking the baldness in males and females (male-pattern) to some extent.
  2. Spinach to the rescue: Iron and Vitamin D (D2) deficiency can be the underlying causes of hair loss in some women. Spinach is known for its high iron and vitamin (vitamin C) content. Incorporating spinach into the diet has helped to increase the iron level in many women. One needs to take enough sunlight to maintain desired levels of vitamin D in the body.
  3. Nutty magic: As per a study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology (January 2015), a diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, omega-6 fatty acids, and antioxidants can go a long way in reversing the female-pattern hair loss. Walnuts, flax seeds are excellent sources of omega-3 fatty acids, omega-6 fatty acids, antioxidants, and thus, should be included in the diet.Being a rich source of Vitamin E, Vitamin B2, fiber, phosphorous, manganese, copper, magnesium, and biotin, almonds are also known to promote hair growth.
  4. Carroty delight: Carrot is an all rounder that takes care of all kinds of hair problems. From Vitamins (A, B6, B1, B3, B2, K, C,) to minerals such as phosphorous and potassium, carrots contain them all. It is known to increase the blood circulation, thereby promoting hair growth. A carrot a day is sure to make your hair strong, healthy, and lustrous.
  5. Eggs: Proteins are a must to keep your hair healthy and damage free. When it comes to protein, there cannot be a better option than eggs. While you can use eggs as a hair mask for deep conditioning, including it in the diet will also provide fruitful results.
  6. Fruits like blueberry, orange, apple, papaya, Indian gooseberry (amla), guava, are also known to promote hair growth.
  7. Oats not only helps in weight reduction but also prevents hair loss. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dermatologist.
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Hair Fall

Dr. Sudhi Pandey 92% (234 ratings)
BHMS, DNHE
Homeopath, Lucknow
Hair Fall

Introduction- Hair fall is also known as alopecia or baldness refer to a loss of hair from part of head or body, psychological distress is also very important cause of hair loss.


 

Some other common cause of hair loss-

1. Iron deficiency

2. Fungal infection

3. Radiation therapy

4. Male hormone (in male pattern hair loss)

5. Auto immune

6. Pregnancy (thinning of hair)


 

Some effective home remedies to control hair fall:

- Take 10 to 12 neem leaves and meethi neem leaves, one flower of gurhal, and also kaner leaves and boil all of it in olive oil and apply on scalp twice in a week. To reduce hair loss.

- Crush amla fruit to extract it's juice mix with lemon juice and apply on scalp and allow to dry it and wash it.

- Take 2 tablespoons yogurt and add honey and lemon juice apply on scalp about 30 min and wash after cold water.

- Onion juice is also very good for hair loss.

- And last but not the least take proper diet, which is rice in proteins like meat, fish, soya!

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Causes of Hair Fall!

Dr. Ravindra Dargainya 86% (46 ratings)
MBBS, DDV
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Causes of Hair Fall!

1. Physical stress

Any kind of physical trauma—surgery, a car accident, or a severe illness, even the flu—can cause temporary hair loss. This can trigger a type of hair loss called telogen effluvium. Hair has a programmed life cycle: a growth phase, rest phase and shedding phase. When you have a really stressful event, it can shock the hair cycle, (pushing) more hair into the shedding phase. Hair loss often becomes noticeable three-to-six months after the trauma.

2. Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one example of the type of physical stress that can cause hair loss (that and hormones). Pregnancy-related hair loss is seen more commonly after your baby has been delivered rather than actually during pregnancy.

3. Too much vitamin A

Overdoing vitamin A-containing supplements or medications can trigger hair loss,

4. Lack of protein

If you don't get enough protein in your diet, your body may ration protein by shutting down hair growth. This can happen about two to three months after a drop in protein intake.

5. Male Pattern Baldness

About two out of three men experience hair loss by age 60, and most of the time it's due to male pattern baldness. This type of hair loss, caused by a combo of genes and male sex hormones, usually follows a classic pattern in which the hair recedes at the temples, leaving an M-shaped hairline.

6. Heredity

Female-pattern hair loss, called androgenic or androgenetic alopecia, is basically the female version of male pattern baldness.If you come from a family where women started to have hair loss at a certain age, then you might be more prone to it. Unlike men, women don't tend to have a receding hairline, instead their part may widen and they may have noticeable thinning of hair.

7. Female hormones

Just as pregnancy hormone changes can cause hair loss, so can switching or going off birth-control pills. This can also cause telogen effluvium, and it may be more likely if you have a family history of hair loss. The change in the hormonal balance that occurs at menopause may also have the same result. 

8. Emotional stress

Emotional stress is less likely to cause hair loss than physical stress, but it can happen, for instance, in the case of divorce, after the death of a loved one, or while caring for an aging parent. More often, though, emotional stress won't actually precipitate the hair loss. It will exacerbate a problem that's already there.

9. Anemia

Almost one in 10 women aged 20 through 49 suffers from anemia due to an iron deficiency (the most common type of anemia), which is an easily fixable cause of hair loss.

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How To Fix Hair Fall And Hair Thinning?

Dt. Nishikant Patil 90% (102 ratings)
Gmfa nutritionist
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolhapur
How To Fix Hair Fall And Hair Thinning?

When it comes to healthy, shiny hair, you get out what you put in. This means that proper nutrition is key for healthy hair.

 Hair loss has multiple causes, including bad eating habit, vitamins and mineral deficiency, medications.
 Around 40-50% of overall look is depend on hairstyle specially for women.

1. Iron deficiency - low iron levels lead to hair thinning and hair loss problems.
Food rich in iron -dark green leafy vegetables auch as spinach etc, beans, seafood, poultry, red meat etc.

2. Omega 3- omega 3 fatty acids help to promote hair growth. Proper amount of omega-3 in your diet prevents dry, itchy, flaky scalp and is beneficial in reversing hair loss.
Sources of omega 3 -fish, chia seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, almonds, peanuts etc.

3. Protein- amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Amino acids are necessary nutrients which strengthen your hair.

Food rich in protein-milk, paneer, tofu, whey protein, beans, nuts, soyabeans, egg whites, meat, chicken, fish etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Biotin rich food -almonds, nuts, legumes, whole grains, peanut butter etc. 
Maintaining the growth of healthy hair.

5. Vitamin c- your body requires vitamin c for iron absorption therefore; you need to add citrus fruits to your die. Orange, lemon etc.

5. Oiling your hair is crucial. Use almond oil, coconut oil or even olive oil once or twice a week works wonders. Massage on the scalp and leave it overnight. Rubbing action heat up scalp area increasing blood circulation. Hence more nutrients traval through blood to scalp.

 What to avoid-

  •  Avoid artificial sweatnets/packed juice,
  • Restrict the usage of hair dryers to not more than twice a week.
  • Wash your hair before bed. Gel, spray etc.
  • Certain steroids can cause hair loss because they raise the levels of hormones that attack the follicles.

 Follow above and you will see the big difference.

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HAIR FALL CAUSES IN WOMEN

Dr. Aman Sharma 91% (344 ratings)
DNB (Dermatology), Fellowship in Skin & Lasers, MBBS, Masters of Dermatology (M.Derm)
Dermatologist, Gurgaon
HAIR FALL CAUSES IN WOMEN
Hair fall is becoming a fast emerging and very common problem, affecting a vast majority.
There has to be a cause which is affecting many of us without our knowledge. Here is a quick look at the common factors causing hair loss in women:-
1) iron defeciency:- anaemia is a very common cause of hair loss, please get it checked, especially if you also fell easily tired or breathless with little work or dizzy or lightheaded after suddenly getting up from siting position etc.
2) vitamin d deficiency:- it is a very common deficiency in indian women. You may be suffering from this especially if you also have pain in big joints like the knees or long bones of the body like shin bone and hip bone.
3) protein deficiency:- according to a study recently, almost more than 90% indians are having a protein deficient diet. Low protein coupled with high glycemic diet will surely increase hair fall and sometimes even pimples.
4) hormonal causes:- these are fast becoming very important causes, they may be directly or indirectly related to diet and lifestyle issues. There are tests to evaluate these and can be corrected if detected well in time.
5) thyroid:- thyroid gland problems can be a cause especially if there is a family history of mother or sisters having thyroid gland problems. The patient may suffer from extreme sleepiness or sudden weight gain or sudden loss, anxiety, palpitation etc.

There are many solutions to the problem of hair fall, it is most important to correct the internal causes also, only external treatments may not help alone.
There are many non hormonal supplement based treatments and therapy kits now available which may help you not only stop hair fall, but have thick luscious hair too.
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Tips for Hair Fall

Dr. Vishwajeet Singh 91% (683 ratings)
Diploma in Acupuncture, BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Tips for Hair Fall
Tips for hair fall:
1. Eat lots of protein in your diet such as dal, soya been, eggs etc
2. Rule out any hormonal reason such as thyroid disorder etc.
3. Drink at least 7 liter water daily
4. Perform cardiovascular exercise such as routine walking, jogging etc.
5. Avoid tension
6. Take at least 7 hrs of sound sleep
Regards
Dr. Singh
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Tips for Hair Fall

Dr. Vishwajeet Singh 94% (2486 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Bahadurgarh
Tips for Hair Fall

1. Eat lots of protein in your diet such as dal, soya been, eggs etc
2. Rule out any hormonal reason such as thyroid disorder etc.

3. Drink at least 7-liter water daily
4. Perform cardiovascular exercise such as routine walking, jogging etc.
5. Avoid tension
6. Take at least 7 hrs of sound sleep

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How to stop Hair fall naturally

Dr. Naval Patel 91% (14038 ratings)
MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology & Venerology & Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist, Raigarh
How to stop Hair fall naturally

How to stop hair fall naturally

Change your eating habits. Consume 15 percent of your calories from protein sources, 55 to 65 percent of your calories from healthy carbohydrates, and 25 percent of your calories from fat sources, according to staci nix in her book, 'Williams' basic nutrition diet therapy.' this balance of nutrients will provide your body with the needed protein, carbohydrates, and fat to allow for natural hair regrowth. Protein can be found in poultry, fish, low-fat dairy, nuts, and soy. Foods containing healthy carbohydrates include fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Your fats should come from mostly from vegetable and plant sources, not animal sources

 

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Hair Fall - How To Prevent It?

Dr. Deepti Dhillon 86% (170 ratings)
MBBS, DDV, Aesthetic medicine
Dermatologist, Delhi
Hair Fall - How To Prevent It?

Are you suffering from hair loss? Don't just blame your genes for that. A plethora of reasons ranging from hormonal imbalance to thyroid or nutritional deficiency can lead to hair loss. Hair fall and baldness can hamper your self-confidence and push you to a pessimistic and gloomy world of hopelessness. Your hair is the x-factor that influences your personality and sets you apart from others. But, what should you do to tackle hair loss and boost hair growth? Well, there are several ways to get rid of this problem. There are several home based remedies to stop hair fall and enhance growth of hair. Some of these remedies have been listed below:

  1. Fenugreek: You might be surprised to know that the seeds of fenugreek contain hormone antecedents. These help in repair of hair follicles. The seeds are also rich in nicotinic acid that promotes growth of hair. Fenugreek seeds should be soaked in water overnight and then make a paste by grinding them. This paste should be applied on the scalp and left for about 30 minutes. The paste should then be rinsed off with only water, avoid application of shampoo or any other cleaning agent.
  2. Aloe Vera: It is a very useful home remedy in tackling issues related to the hair. It helps in maintain and restoring the pH balance of the scalp. It has a slightly alkaline property. Gel formed out of aloe vera is also helpful in getting rid of dandruff. The gel should be applied to the scalp for 45 minutes and then washed with water. This treatment must be followed for at least twice or thrice a week for best results.
  3. Oil massage: Insufficient supply of nutrients to the hair can lead to loss of hair. Therefore, it is always a wise idea to massage the scalp with hot oil to provide enough nutrients to the scalp and improve the flow of blood in the head. It is usually recommended to massage the scalp and hair strands with oil rich in vitamin E, such as olive oil, coconut oil or almond oil for 45 minutes. Thereafter, you can wash away the excess oil by applying shampoo.
  4. Coconut milk: It is rich in fats and proteins. It helps in the growth of hair and prevents loss. For best results, grind the coconut pulp to get milk out of it and then apply it to the scalp and hairs. Leave the milk for over 30 minutes and then wash it off with shampoo for preventing thinning of hairs.
  5. Diet plan: You need to take care of your diet first in order to add volume to your hairs. Include vegetables rich in iodine like nori, dulse, kombu and wakame in your meals. Iodine helps in proper functioning of the thyroid gland and quite essential for healthy hair. Fatty acids are also essential for hair growth. It is advised to consume adequate amounts of nuts, fish and avocados for healthy hairs.

Lifestyle Changes-

  1. Along with a healthy hair diet, it is important that you exercise properly as it will ensure that there is proper blood flow to your scalp and will help in the growth of hair.
  2. Treat your hair delicately. Avoid unnecessary brushing, combing or handling. Use a soft, round bristles brush.
  3. Have a weekly scalp massage to provide stimulation to the hair follicles.
  4. Have regular trims to eliminate split ends and allow the hair to look and feel healthier.
  5. Get plenty of rest and sleep to allow your body to grow hair.
  6. Avoid Stress as it is the major cause of hair loss.
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