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Dry Scalp - Can Ayurveda Resolve It?

Dry Scalp - Can Ayurveda Resolve It?

Dry scalp is a distressing condition which is characterized by persistent irritation on the scalp. There is a constant sensation of itching, which can also be accompanied by chronic dandruff and hair loss. Causes of dry scalp are numerous of which use of harsh chemical products on hair is the most commonly implicated cause. Dehydration of the body or excessive washing of hair, skin infections affecting the scalp can also cause a dry scalp.

Ayurvedic remedies are beneficial in treating a dry scalp condition. Most commonly used effective remedies according to the Ayurvedic science are as follows:

1. Coconut oil – This oil has various applications in treating a variety of skin diseases. It moisturizes the scalp and helps to hydrate it. Also, its antibacterial properties help to reduce the risk of skin infections. Coconut oil can be applied directly on hair 30 to 40 minutes prior to shampooing and then washed with a mild shampoo. It nourishes the scalp and also makes the hair shiny.

2. Tea tree oil – This oil has various benefits, since it acts as an antibiotic and antifungal. It helps to relieve the symptoms of dry scalp by removing the excess oil off. Since it is an essential oil, tea tree oil should be used with a carrier oil like coconut oil. Massaging it on the scalp and leaving it for 10-15 minutes is recommended.

3. Aloe vera – This plant has various medicinal benefits and it is used for treating numerous skin and hair infections. It is an anti-inflammatory agent, which helps to soothe irritated skin or itching. It is also an excellent moisturizer that hydrates the scalp. Pure extract of Aloevera can be applied directly on the scalp and left for some time, after which it can be rinsed.

4. Olive oil – Olive has a moisturizing effect on the scalp. It nourishes the dehydrated scalp and helps to cure the dryness. It can be applied few minutes before a bath and cleansed with a mild shampoo.

5. Yogurt – It has an exfoliating effect on the scalp. It soothes the irritated and dried skin on the scalp and hydrates it. It is applied 30 minutes before washing hair.

6. Egg – The white portion of an egg is rich in proteins and this protein content is beneficial for improving the overall health of the scalp. Egg white should be applied on the scalp 10 minutes before washing. It should be cleaned thoroughly since it can leave odor on the scalp if not washed off adequately.

Treatment of the dry scalp with the use of these home remedies is effective and risk free. To prevent an allergic reaction, a patch test should be done on the skin before using any product on the scalp. Dry scalp should be treated at the earliest, since constant dryness can cause scratching and even lead to hair loss. If the dryness of scalp is accompanied with a fungal infection, then anti-fungal should be taken as prescribed by the physician.

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Hair Care TIp!

Hair Care TIp!

Avoid using a blow-dryer to wet your hair as healthy hair do not respond well to heat. In case it is important to use it, minimize the temperature and limit the usage to once a week.

 

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I am 19 years old. As my hair grows longer, I have split ends at the end, and also my hair is narrowing down. I also have hair loss, and my hair becomes too rough. What do I do for this? Please suggest me.

I am 19 years old.
As my hair grows longer, I have split ends at the end, and also my hair is narrowing down. I also ...
1.Wash your scalp regularly, but don't overdo it. 2.Reduce styling and heat 3. Brush and clip gently. 4.Massage your scalp. 5.Sleep on a soft pillow 6.Reduce stress 7.Check your diet. Your hair needs protein, essential vitamins, and healthy fats to grow and stay healthy. FOR MEDICATION CONSULT ONLINE IN PRIVATE
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What is proper or correct method or procedure of washing hair? Is it good to wash hair with shampoo or with rita after applying coconut oil and letting it for at least one hour. Please tell how to wash hair for best care and is rita always good for hair as a shampoo when compared to regular shampoo.

What is proper or correct method or procedure of washing hair? Is it good to wash hair with shampoo or with rita afte...
Nowadays due to life style and food habit too much hair problem is found. As hair are non-living and non-painful people don’t care them and in long term carelessness causes hair problems. We need to care them because the hair follicle (root) from where hairs are originated is living, so if we don’t give them proper nutrition the hair follicles are unable to hold or flourish hairs. Anatomy of hairs- hair is made up protein called keratin. A hair follicle holds each hair into the skin. Hair follicle forms the base of the hair follicle. In the hair bulb forms the base of the hair follicle. In the hair bulb, livening cell divide and build the hair shaft. In the hair bulb blood vessel nourish the cells in the hair bulb. Hair grow at different rates in different people, the average rate is round one half inch month. Hair colour is created by pigment cells producing melanin in hair follicle as hairs do not give physical pain but mentally hair problem is painful in the era of pump and show. As we enter in to modernization we forget to nourish our hairs as per indian way. That is our big mistake. In ayurveda hair problem is come under the kshudra roga (localized diseases or diseases that involves certain body part). As per hair concern there are many diseases- 1.Khalitya (hair fall)- causes- 1.During winter having more dandruff 2.During summer having more sweating. 3.In rainy season hair fall is more, we need special care during rainy season. 4.Having persistent cold and cough and head ache 5.Using different shampoo and soaps having chemicals 6.Lack of oil application on the scalp 7.Mental work, anxiety and lack of proper sleeping time. 8.Improper digestion of food romakoopanugam pittam vatena sah murchitam; prachyavyati romani tath shelashma sashonitah; runddhi romakoopanstu tatoanyeshamsambhavah; tadindraluptam khalityam rujyeti cha vibhavyte.(su. Ni 13/32-33) due to all above cause’s vata-pitta of our body vitiated and both mix together and go to hair roots, these hair roots become weak and not able to hold hairs causes hair fall or khalitya. Treatment- 1.First remove the cause. 2.Wash hairs two times during summer and one time during winter. 3.Wash hair by amala and shikakai and if hair fall is there than use medicated shampoo as ritha and shikakai harms. 4.If there is cold and other disease than first treat them. 5.If there is dandruff use neem oil and karnach oil 6.Apply half lemon and half cup of water on the scalp for dandruff. 7.Apply onion juice 8.Apply neem paste or juice on the scalp. 9.For nourish hair use ayurvedic hair oil having til (seasame) oil base don’t use mineral oil. 10.For lengthen hair use gunjadi oil. 11.If there is any complain related to hair then contact with doctor don’t wait. 12.Always massage your hairs by finger tip on the hair roots or scalp gently needs not to apply it on hairs. Before hair wash apply it on the hairs also. 2.Indralupta (bladness)- cuases- 1.When falling of hairs start and we don’t care them. 2.Lack of nourishment to hairs, daily hair wash. 3.At old age or due to heredity 4.Due to disease like gonorrhoea, skin disease, typhoid, pneumonia, jaundice etc. 5.Hormonal disturbance. Romakoopanugam pittam vatena sah murchitam; prachyavyati romani tath shelashma sashonitah; runddhi romakoopanstu tatoanyeshamsambhavah; tadindraluptam khalityam rujyeti cha vibhavyte. (su. Ni 13/32-33) due to above causes kapha of our body mix with rakta (blood) and block the hair follicle for further hair regeneration. This is known as indralupta or rujya. Treatment- 1.Do massage of scalp daily 15 minute by gunjadi or medicated oil. 2.Take steam one or two time in a week after massage. 3.Apply paste of hasti dant masi and rasota with milk. 4.Apply paste of devdaru or nagar. 5.Take medicine like rasayan churna, triphala, kasisa bhasma etc with milk three times a day 6.Take nasya of medicated oil like anu tail. 7.Proper 6-8 month treatment from the doctor one can get new hairs. 8.If baldness is old or skin of scalp become smooth than there is less chance of regeneration of hairs but treat them by consulting doctor.
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Hair Health - How To Improve It?

Hair Health - How To Improve It?

Maintaining your hair is probably one of the most tiresome things because hair needs a lot of attention, and if you choose to ignore it, it gets all messy and scruffy, thus making it all the more difficult for you to maintain it any further.

There may be many gels and lotions in the markets that promise you the best and most shiny hair, but you know better because all of us have been there. The moment you stop using the gels, your hair turns into a larger version of a swallow's nest and you are left with the eternally perplexing question, what should you do to your hair to maintain your health. Well, we thought we could help you with these hacks.

Comb wet hair with a lot of care and as much time as they require. The reason for this is that wet hairs are very fragile and are prone to damage. They can break pretty easily. So experts suggest you comb them from their roots with a comb that has widely spaced teeth.

Every 6-8 weeks, trim the outermost edges of your hair. This will help you avoid split-ends and also keep your hair in fairly good shape. Also trimming may help you cut out the grey hair that is likely to show itself distinctly if not taken care of.

If you use conditioners for your hair, make sure that you wash it off using cold water. Cold water helps your hair avoid shocks that can otherwise be felt because of the hot water. Thus it is safe to say that cold water helps your hair maintain its strength in such conditions.

Sulphate shampoos have made their way in the markets recently and their popularity has surged to quite an extent. Sulphates clean your scalp of all the dirt but at the same time they also wash off all the essential oils in your hair, so experts suggest that sulphate-free shampoos should be used as much as possible.

If you have dry hair, it is suggested that you avoid colouring your hair. The reason for this is the fact that dry hairs are likely to get damaged to a great extent if you dye them.

Finally, do not do anything that would impart heat to your hair, like straightening or ironing them. Heat damages your hair in the worst manner.
If you follow these simple tricks and tips, there is a good chance that your hair may seem to be all the more wonderful and better than ever, and make every day of yours a good hair day!

I'm saranya i'm 22 years old I have very damaged hair very rough dry scalp very frizzy very short white. Hairs pls suggest best shampoo conditioner serum for growth of hair and to make soft and also suggest medicines.

I'm saranya i'm 22 years old I have very damaged hair very rough dry scalp very frizzy very short white. Hairs pls su...
hello saranya you can use arnica shampoo and hair oil, and homoeopathic remedy if prescribed constitutionally will be of great help . although medicines like sulphur, graphites, ac phos, ac flourare of great help.
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Can I use 2 ml of proanagen solution daily? After using dis solution can I wash my hair with warm water? Or can I use baby/mild shampoo?

Can I use 2 ml of proanagen solution daily? After using dis solution can I wash my hair with warm water? Or can I use...
You can use proanagen solution and it is a topical hair arrangement contains diaminopyrimidine oxide 1.5%. The proanagen arrangement is clinically turned out to be powerful fortifies hair from root to tip, advances hair thickness, stops male pattern baldness, quickens hair development and strengthens hair mooring. Proanagen expands the volume of hair in the development organize by chipping away at the profound structure of the roots. It restores the hair roots so solid hair development can persevere. The perifollicular fibrosis is a condition in which collagen around the roots winds up unbending, fixes, and dries the hair out, proanagen helps in mellowing of the collagen. Direction for use: shake before use and spray once daily, to dry hair. Part your hair and apply directly to the scalp in the areas that are thinning. Massage in with fingertips, then wash hands well. Use under medical supervision. Do not use shampoo an wash with water.
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Hello i’m using proanagen solution since a couple weeks my doctor suggested that anaboom shampoo after using proanagen can I use dis shampoo? But der is no 1% result after using this solution and shampoo! can I use baby shampoo instead of anaboom?

Hello i’m using proanagen solution since a couple weeks my doctor suggested that anaboom shampoo after using proanage...
You can do as your doctor advised as he is learned about what he advises. You cannot expect a sudden hair growth or reversal of a condition being treated for. The truth is, hair fall is a complex problem. In fact, ayurveda believes, its the effect of an internal imbalance. Identifying and addressing this internal imbalance will: reduce hair fall & damage reduce hair maintenance effort heal dry, brittle & lifeless hair in order to understand the root cause of your current hair fall, it is important to find out which internal imbalance is causing it losing 20-100 hair daily is normal. Any more than that and you should start treatment. There can be several factors behind hair loss such as environmental effects, aging, too much stress, excessive smoking, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, genetic factors, scalp infections, use of wrong or chemically enriched hair products, certain medicines and medical conditions like thyroid disorder, autoimmune diseases and chronic illnesses to name a few. Do not use shampoo and apply coconut oil and only dry excess oil if any without soap or shampoo in order to have a healthy volume of hair on your head, the rate of hair loss and replacement should be in tandem. With age, your hair growth cycle shows signs of slowing down and factors like age, disease, and hormonal changes among others affect the pace at which an individual hair follicle moves through the 3 phases of the hair cycle. A disruption in your hair cycle can give rise to loss of hair that’s rapid and unexpected. Hair loss or alopecia can affect both men and women.
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Hi, Whether nutri lyte regain capsule is beneficial for 19 years girl who looses her thick hair within a month and her hair he's to thick and it is unacceptable for her. So please tell what can be done to regain her thick hair.

Hi, Whether nutri lyte regain capsule is beneficial for 19 years girl who looses her thick hair within a month and he...
No, it will not help. Do you have dandruff problem also. Regularly wash your hair with mild shampoo. 1. Vitamin for hair loss.(a, b and c) 2. Enrich diet with protein. 3. Scalp massage with essential oils. Take coconut oil and heat it up so that it is warm, but not too hot. Massage your scalp with this hot oil for a few minutes. 4. Avoid brushing wet hair. 5. Keep yourself hydrated. 6. Put on a shower cap for an hour then shampoo your hair. It helps to stop hair loss and promote hair growth. 7. Avoid hairstyles that pull on the hairline. 8. Ditch hair tools that use high heat. 9. Be wary of chemical processing. 10. Drink water to hydrate your body. U can mix arnica q (25 drops) and jaborandi q (15 drops). Apply on scalp. Wash hair next day. Do it twice a week you can contact me for a detailed consultation.
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Questions To Ask Dermatologists During Your Next Appointment!

Questions To Ask Dermatologists During Your Next Appointment!

Everyone desires healthy glowing skin but a certain amount of effort and dedication is needed to achieve that. With a suitable skin care routine, you also need to eat right and maintain a healthy lifestyle to flaunt that inner glow. Making sure that your skin is safe, considering the pollution and free radicals you expose your skin too, is also important.

Knowing the answers to certain questions can really benefit your skin. Read on to find out the most important questions you should definitely keep in mind on your next visit to the dermatologist.

1. Do you have any symptoms of sun damage: Sunspots are the most common signs of overexposure to sunlight which can be easily noticed if they are on your face, hands or legs. But there are areas of your body which might be affected and are not visible like back, ear, and feet. Get your dermatologist to check your skin for any signs. Because negligence can lead to skin cancer.

2. Why are you breaking out frequently: Instead of applying numerous anti-acne products and trying out home remedies, it is better to seek guidance from a dermatologist. There can be various reasons for acne like hormonal fluctuations, skin care products, poor diet. The dermatologist can figure out the reason and give you treatments to effectively deal with acne.

3. Is your current skin care routine suitable for you: There is always something new in the market and you might be tempted to try them. No matter what the product claims, you need to get a heads up from your dermatologist before using them because they can cause harmful reactions to your skin or lead to break out. A dermatologist's job is to examine your skin and determine the issues to recommend appropriate products that can target the problem areas. On your next visit be sure to carry your current skin care products to know whether they are working for you.

4. Do your moles look suspicious: If any of your moles have changed over time, then you must get it checked. The common symptoms of melanoma are moles with uneven colour, large diameter and asymmetrical border.

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