Hair loss in women is a devastating fact as it is the main component of their identity. There are many causes for hair loss and some of them may be hereditary. Whatever the cause, women start treating their hair as soon as they find their hair falling. The treatment methods are many, but all cannot and will not be successful. Here are some tips for treating hair and preventing its loss.
Best Hair Loss Treatments for Women
Natural Treatment for Hair Loss
A well balanced diet with enough proteins, vitamins as well as healthy fats is the best natural treatment for hair loss. The blood circulation has to be increased in the head to prevent hair loss. This can be done by applying a little warm oil on the scalp and massaging the scalp for some time. When massaging the scalp the blood circulation in the head increases which allows healthy growth of hair.
Using shampoos is common nowadays, but see that the shampoo you use does not lead to falling of hair. Stop using shampoos when you see hair starting to fall. There are many herbal shampoos which cause no harm to the hair, in fact, massaging these shampoos increases the growth of hair and stops hair loss. Aloe Vera is said to have medicinal properties that prevent hair loss.
Natural shampoos with alovera in them are good for the treatment of hair loss. Coconut oil heated with juice of Aloe Vera, curry leaves and the flowers and leaves of the hibiscus plant works wonders to the hair. This oil should be massaged into the scalp for some time and then washed and shampooed. The results will be seen very quickly as the hair stops falling and it starts growing irrespective of age.
Washing the hair with vinegar helps in controlling hair loss. For hair loss due to hormonal imbalance, eating a good diet consisting of rice, plenty of potatoes, yam, wheat and apples will slow down the loss of hair. Drinking plenty of water and including food rich in vitamin A, B, C and E in one’s diet prevents hair loss to a large extent.
There are many ayurvedic as well as homeopathic medicines that claim to prevent hair loss. Now many shampoos also have come in the market which claims to prevent loss of hair and increases growth of hair.
Chemicals are not good for the hair and it is wise to avoid pills or dyes containing chemicals in them. Propecia or Finasteride may help in slowing hair loss, but it has some side effects and pregnant women should not take this.
Castor oil treatments were seen to be very effective in the earlier days which are now alternated with Aloe Vera juice as well as olive oil and also onion juice mixed with honey. Apply any of these on your hair before going to bed and wrap the hair tightly with a plastic cover or a cap and wash it off the next morning.
Sometimes only the top part of the head will be affected leading to baldness in some patchy areas for women. Hair transplant and scalp reduction are surgical procedures that are done but is very painful as well as expensive.