Want to maintain proper hair health? Want your hair locks to look healthy? There are many factors that play an important role in your hair health one of the major factors is your hair health.
Lifestyle and hair loss:-
Lifestyle always proves to play a major role in your hair health and here are some little mistakes we do in our lifestyle which makes us shed our hair:-
If you want to be healthy and happy outside, you need to keep yourself healthy and happy from the inside. It may look extreme to you but dieting or food we intake can wreak havoc on your hair.
In today’s fast world no one has time to focus on their food and vitamin intake. We start to focus on fast food and readymade meals that are high in oils, sugars and saturated fats yet low on vitamins, minerals and nutrients.
This diet will harm not only your belly and body but also your hair. An inadequate amount of vitamins and minerals in your body can impact the hair growth cycle.
Dieting can also lead to major hair loss. For example ‘Crash Dieting’. It is a type of diet where one drastically reduces their calorie intake. This often combined with medications can lead to loss of vitamins and minerals in your body. Rapid weight loss weakens your hair follicles it initiates excessive hair shedding.
So for that, you need to maintain a proper diet to reduce hair fall. Food like: – Vegetables, fruits, green leafy vegetables, lean red meat, eggs, fish, poultry etc. provides you with good body health as well as hair health.
Keeping your body hydrated is evenly necessary for the procedure of stopping hair loss. You should make sure you drink at least 8 glasses of water daily, for better skin and hair health.
Sometimes a proper diet and hydration is not enough for your hair so you have to consume nutritional supplements containing:-
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B6 and B12
- Vitamin C
- Folic Acid
- Smoking and alcohol:-
Smoking causes many issues such as cancer, heart diseases, and strokes. But recent findings found out that there are various hair issues such as weakening of follicles and hair loss. Alcohol is a diuretic, causes dehydration leads to dry and brittle hair.
Smoking and alcohol consumption can lead to even more issues like greying of hair, fine lines and wrinkles. So it is recommended to lose the habit of this alcohol consumption and smoking.
In today’s generation, this has been the biggest issue faced by the majority. Someone’s taking stress about career, someone about love someone about future and whatnot. Stress can lead to the production of cortisol and noradrenaline which we are under stress which eventually leads to hair fall. So it is necessary to control your stress do things that make you happy, meditate and do things that make you happy. This way you can make sure your stress is low and there’s no hair fall.
- Environmental Factors:-
Environmental factors such as pollution, exposure to sun, dust and smoke can cause adverse effects on your hair. Exhaust and fumes, traffic smoking leads to the weakening of hair follicles. Dust and dirt can attract mites which makes your scalp itchy giving rise to infections and hair loss. Exposure to the sun causes free radical damage which in turn gives rise to dry hair and split ends.
- Hair Products:-
Wearing new hairstyles and taking up different treatments can do major losses to your hair. But hairstyles like buns, high ponies can lead to traction alopecia resulting in hair loss. Hair spray, colouring agents and treatments damage our hair. Straighteners and curlers use heat to style our hair which causes thinning of hair thus making them weak and leading to breakage.
- So hair treatments are acceptable once in a while but one should refrain from doing it on a regular basis.
- These basic changes in lifestyle can make sure your hair gets back to normal and grows properly.