- Hair Care
condition of your hair reflects the condition
of your health”. This statement is disputable
but we spend more time and money to care the hair
than any other single feature of the body. We
frequently care the hair by cutting, brushing,
curling, coloring, drying, oiling, and cleaning
and so on. The reason behind this is (whether
we accept or not) the hair has an important role
in our physical appearance/ beauty/ personality.
Hair loss afflicts millions of people, both men
and women though the hair loss is often the most
noticeable in men. Most women, too, experience
some degree of hair loss
as they grow older and it is often difficult to
diagnose but it is very distressing when it occurs
in the female at her youth. In many cases they
have too much hair in wrong places!
Loss of scalp hair is referred to as Alopecia
or Baldness. It may extend to loss of all
body hair, including eyebrows and eyelashes and
known as Alopecia universalizes.
Sudden loss of hair in certain areas, a condition
called alopecia areata
may be some times caused by an extreme shock and
this will clear up in few weeks. Temporary baldness
may occur following a fever or some prolonged
illness and this hair usually return after recovery
from the illness.
There are many factors that
result in hair loss include heredity, hormones
imbalances, menopause, dietary protein and amino
acid deficiency, intestinal parasites, damage
from hair treatments, aging and improper diet,
general health, underlying health problem such
as hypothyroidism or infection and stresses and
strains of your everyday life. Anemia is one of
the most frequent causes of hair loss. Hair loss
can also occur due to fungal and other skin infections.
If you are not healthy and not taking care of
yourself and not following a healthy diet then
your hair will lose its health and lead to baldness
The male hormone, testosterone,
is vital in physiology of balding. Treating with
testosterone can stimulate dormant hair follicles
in to growth, but giving testosterone cause unwanted
Useful Medicated oils containing hyme leafed Gratiola
whole plant and fresh fruit pulp of Indian Gooseberry
are also available in the market under the category
viz. Nourishing Hair Oil,
Restorative Hair Oil and Herbal Shampoos.
Massage the scalp gently with coconut or almond
oil daily for 10 to 15 minutes is also found beneficial
to prevent hair loss.