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October 24, 2007 at 11:56 PMComments: 0 Faves: 0

Natural Solutions for Hair Loss


Does it bother you when you're brushing your hair, or even running your fingers through your hair, that a bunch of hair is left in your brush or hands? Does it bother you when you wash your hair and several strands fall into the drain?If you answered yes to one or both of these questions, then you're probably looking for safe, inexpensive, and natural solutions for hair loss. You're in the right place because I will go over several natural solutions for hair loss, so you can live your life without the embarrassing effects of hair loss. First, let's look at what causes hair loss:
  • Age
  • Anemia
  • Bulimia
  • Cancer treatments
  • Childbirth
  • Crash diets
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Lupus
  • Ringworm
  • Scalp infection
  • Stress
  • Thyroid disease
  • Tight braids
Everyone has experienced at least one of these causes, so hair loss is a normal part of life. In fact, the average person loses about 50 to 100 hairs everyday, but when your carpet collects clumps of hair each time you brush your hair, there's a problem. Let's just get this part over with; the part where you learn what foods can cause your hair loss and stunt your hair growth.
  • Cold foods and drinks
  • Dairy products
  • Fatty foods
  • Salty foods
  • Sugary foods and drinks
  • Tofu
  • Tomatoes
Now that you are informed of what foods can stunt your hair growth and even cause hair loss, let's look at what foods you can eat that won't cause hair loss or stunt hair growth.
  • Avocados
  • Bean sprouts
  • Black beans
  • Black pepper
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Broccoli
  • Brown rice
  • Brown rice syrup
  • Carrots
  • Cucumber
  • Fish
  • Fruits
  • Ginger
  • Green pepper
  • Nuts
  • Oats
  • Olive oil
  • Onion
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Raspberries
  • Red pepper
  • Rutabaga
  • Seeds
  • Silica
  • Spring water
  • Strawberries
  • Sweet rice
  • Turnips
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Winter squash
Is your mouth watering already? Well, just wait a few minutes so we can discuss some more about hair loss and then you can start cooking! Let's play the "did you know" game! This should be fun and interesting:
  1. Did you know that the average person has 5 million hairs all over their body?
  2. Did you know that it takes about four months for hair to grow just one inch?
  3. Did you know that most hairs grow up to six years, fall out, and new hairs grow in their place?
So you'se been losing some of your luscious locks; you want it to stop. Well, hair loss isn't an abnormal experience as you look back at question number three. You just want to know when to worry about your hair loss. Let's look at when to worry about hair loss: Alopecia Areata is more serious than the normal day-to-day hair loss because this disease is characterized by loss of hair in patches, not just one or two strands.

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