How To Control Hair Loss

How To Control Hair Loss Naturally – Prevent Hair Loss

In this article we will tell you the ways about How To Control Hair Loss naturally. It is better to start following these tips immediately to prevent hair loss. Hair loss not only affects men, but women also.

How To Control Hair Loss
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Do not remain under impression that by using expensive hair products, such as shampoos and conditioner you can prevent hair loss. You need to follow the steps mentioned in this article to control hair loss.

Let us first find out what are the major causes of hair loss.

What Are the Causes of Hair Loss: Normally every person losses about 40-50 strands of hair every day. They are replaced by new hair. But when either the hair loss is not being replaced by new hair or when the hair loss is more than the new hair grown then it becomes a cause for great concern.  Following are the main causes for hair loss:

(i) Genetics Cause for Hair Loss: This is the foremost cause of hair loss. If your ancestors or close relatives have hair loss or thinning of hair in their lineage, you are likely to suffer from hair loss as well as a genetic cause.

(ii) Lack of Nutritious Diet leads to Hair Loss: Hair cells need proper nutrition. Deficiency of iron / folic acid and B vitamins is second major cause for hair loss.

(iii) Stress, a major cause for hail loss problem: Like any other organic cells, Hair cells too need rest and relaxation to rejuvenate.

(iv) Chronic and Viral Diseases, a Hair Loss Cause: Typhoid, Jaundice, High fever for longer periods and Viral Diseases, etc. affects your immune system resulting into your body becoming too weak leading to loss and thinning of hair.

(v) Hair Loss in Pregnancy and child birth: Women are prone to mineral deficiencies during pregnancy and child birth, which is one of the major causes for hair loss in women.

(vi) Hair Styling Products with Chemicals: Use of Hair Shampoos, conditioners and hair styling products containing chemicals over long periods also a cause for hair loss and hair thinning.

(vii) Dandruff a hair loss cause: Dandruff leads to scaly scalp resulting into hair loss.

(viii) Hard Water and Chemically treated water: Washing your hair with hard water or chemically treated water also causes hair loss and thinning of hair.

How To Control Hair Loss Naturally: If you follow our how to control hair loss tips then you can prevent hair loss naturally. Here are the summarized best ways to control hair loss.

1. Remove Causes of Hair Loss: Our first natural beauty tip is to bring about changes in your life style and eliminate the above causes of hair loss, as much is possible.

2. Regular Massage with Hair Oil: Massaging your scalp increases blood circulation in your scalp, stimulates hair follicles and in turn strengthens your hair roots. This also helps in to cure hair growth deterrents like fungal infections and dandruff. A bonus point is, it also helps in controlling your stress levels which is another reason for thinning of hair.

(i) You can use lukewarm coconut hair oil to massage your scalp. Alternatively, you can use olive oil. Dip your fingers in the lukewarm oil and rub onto your scalp and hair roots gently. You can massage your scalp before sleeping at night and keep it on overnight. Cover your pillow with a towel. Wash off your hair with a good quality shampoo in the morning. If you don’t like sleeping with oil on your head then you can massage your scalp during day time on weekends and let oil sit on your scalp for such time as much as you can and then wash off with a good quality shampoo.

(ii) If you don’t like to put oil onto your scalp, you can rub your scalp with your fingertips, without oil to increase blood circulation in your scalp and to stimulate hair follicles to control the hair loss.

3. Appropriate Nutritious Diet: To prevent early hair loss and thinning of hair, you need to consume a healthy balanced diet rich in iron, protein, calcium and vitamins B.

(i) Consumption of Protein rich foods help in the growth of plush hair. Foods rich in proteins are turkey & chicken breast, fish (tuna & salmon), lean beef, cheese, tofu, beans, eggs, yogurt, milk, buttermilk, soy milk, nuts and seeds (peanuts, almonds)

(ii) Iron rich foods help in preventing hair loss. Consume iron rich foods like beef, lamb, chicken, turkey, spinach, sweet potatoes, peas, broccoli, strawberries, watermelon, raisins, dates, figs, tofu, beans etc. Iron rich foods not only will prevent hair loss but also stop premature graying of hair.

(iii) Women should take sufficient amount of foods containing iodine and vitamin B1. A deficiency of these nutrients decreases blood supply to scalp which results in to hair loss. Women should also be particular about the sufficiency of iron in their diet.

(iv) In case of persistent hair loss, you can consult your doctor, who after checking about the deficiencies in you of any of above nutrients, can prescribe supplements to set right the deficiencies, if any. Please read this a very good article on Best Vitamins for Hair Growth.

(v)  In any case we recommend you consume a balance healthy diet comprising of seeds, nuts, grains, wheat germs, vegetables, fruits, meat, fish, sea foods, dairy products.

4. Avoid Stress: To prevent hair loss at an early age or premature graying of hair, avoid stress. To avoid stress you can do yoga, meditation, exercises or go for long walks.

5. Hair Care Routine:  You need to follow a healthy hair care routine. As you know if you want to keep any organ of your body healthy including hair, you need to keep it clean. Please read this article for a Healthy Hair Care Routine to follow in order to control hair loss and premature graying of hair.

6. Treat Dry Hair & Dry Scalp: Dry Scalp & Dry hair contribute to hair loss at an early age and premature graying of hair. Please read these very good articles on How to Treat Dry Scalp and How to Take Care of Your Dry Hair.

7. Avoid Using Hair and Coloring Products Containing Chemicals: Try to use chemicals and fragrance free products.  The chemicals can irritate your scalp aggravating hair loss.

Do not neglect your hair. Follow above very effective Natural Beauty Tips about How to Control Hair Loss and get healthy and plush hair.

55 COMMENTS

  1. hi ,im just 18 years old and im suffering from serious hair loss from 2 years ,and i have dandruff too ,so please suggest me the best and natural way to avoid this.

  2. We experienced heavy hair loss due to very iron rich well water. The water actually stained my hair and bathtub orange red.
    The hair felt dry and brittle and unmanageable. I would loose a lot just brushing.

    I used Revivogen and started using a bath cap and used city water for hair wash or used showers at the YMCA.

    After a few weeks I had a complete turn around. (Also don’t use this water for cooking like rice, spaghetti absorb the iron
    and it will give you serious helth problems.

    Zapping a well with Electricity will not solve your problem, just waste your money.

  3. Hey i have sever hair fall just after smoothing treatment, should i use egg mask ?
    Its being 5 months now for smoothing treatment

    • @ japneet:

      Along with the above remedies, you can use an egg mask. Here is the recipe for you:

      Break the egg and empty the contents in a glass bowl. Add in 2-3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and blend it properly. Apply this mask on the scalp and hair and leave it for 40 minutes. Shampoo hair with cold water as hot water causes formation of lumps and can cause a pungent odor. You can also mix eggs with yogurt / curd or a good conditioner. The yolk will penetrate through your scalp and reaches the follicles. It is very helpful in mending rough hair and stopping hair loss.

  4. my hairfall is increasing day by day even i use oil regularly. My hair is not oily. Which shampoo should i use? What to do to prevent my severe hairloss?

  5. I’ve been suffering from typhoid since 2 weeks and now there’s too much hair loss and thinning of hair.. it was never like this before!
    Can anyone suggest me how to control hairfall and thinning? Any shampoo or a remedy that might be helpful??

  6. I’ve been suffering from typhoid since 2 weeks and now there’s too much hair loss and thinning if hair.. it was never like this before!
    Can anyone suggest me how to control hairfall and thinning? Any shampoo or a remedy that might be helpful??

  7. @ Vaishnavi:

    Any stressful event e.g medical illness like typhoid, dengue, jaundice etc can lead to loss and thinnig of scalp hair.

    The treatment is that you take a healthy, wholesome, nutritious diet.

    In addition to that you may add an oral Biotin supplement once daily and an oral Iron supplement once daily.
    Minoxidil is a hair growth promoter. Topically you may use a minoxidil 2% solution, twice daily at scalp skin.
    These together would help in the recovery of your hair.

    But it’s recommended that you speak to a good dermatologist in your vicinity for confirming and taking this treatment.

  8. Im havng silky hair for past 6 mnth im havng hair fall ,im using anti hall fal shampoo too bt stl hair fall is there.say some shampoo to control hair fal

  9. hello sir,mam
    i am 19 yrs old nd i am suffering from hair loss mostly in the center area and i am doing hot oil treatment twice in a week nd i changed my oil to cocunot oil. i don’t find it much useful i don’t see any changes in my hair they are getting thinner day by day is there any other way through i can thicken my hair nd stop the hairfall as i am too young to be balb,,

  10. Hello I have a hair loss problem from last 3 years I have tried all natural and Herbal remedies but no results. One day I search on Google for hair oil and I got EYOVA hair oil and its a magic for me stop my Hair loss as well as control the dandruff. You can buy this it will definitely help you guys.

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  12. hello ma’am I m 16 years old and I am facing hair fall since a year I have a pretty good quality of hair but some lice too
    I ‘ve tried doctors as well as spa please suggest a change.

  13. Hi,

    I have the hairfall problem from almost many years I’m 26now.. My hairs are smooth. Please suggest me of what should I do to stop hair fall?

  14. I really appreciate the insight here in this post and confident it’s going to be helpful to me and many others. Thanks for sharing all the information and useful tips.

  15. Dear Madam/Sir,
    I am 25 years, My hair is falling at middle of my head while combing and applying oil on hair. So what to do prevention of hair fall with naturally.

    • (i) Use this remedy: https://naturalbeautytips.co/diy-hair-mask-dry-thick-coarse-hair/

      (ii) Also mix one tablespoon of white vinegar or apple cider vinegar with three cups of water. Take a shower, shampooing your hair as normal. When it is time to rinse the shampoo from your hair, use the water and vinegar mixture you created. Carefully pour the concoction over your head, being sure to soak all strands of hair. The vinegar can remove built-up minerals from hard water, as well increasing shine and body.

      Rinse it off after a couple of minutes.
      Some people prefer to use apple cider vinegar.[14]

  16. last two months ago i m suffering from typhoid fever and it was only little bit.but now i m facing hair fall problems. how many months it take time to recover my hair fall problem, i m so worried about my hair fall.

  17. I am suffering from a great hair loss. I am just 17. It reduces every time with washing, oiling, combing, massaging, .really helpless about this.please help me with this. I want my hair growth back.

  18. Can’t it be controlled with any of natural tips.actually I took follihair tablets for 3.5 months but I didn’t see any change. The same tablets are given by doctor to my sister and it worked . So what to do with it now?

  19. There is tremendous hair loss after I gave first birth to baby child. Please help me with some simple tips to control hairfall as I’m loosing my hair like anything. Why is this hairfall happening?

  20. Hair loss could either be caused by stress or any factor relating to such so be sure to avoid it all cost. Have the ability to let yourself be free from harm of stress and live a positive life.

  21. Hair problem is a very common problem for woman and for men also nowadays we need to take some precaution or use a valid ayurvedic product for our hair, well very nice and informative blog keep it up.

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