You don’t have to hate looking in the mirror because of hair loss or alopecia. Alopecia treatment is out there and can be natural.
With natural options, you can stop your hairline’s retreat and/or help your hair regrow. Unsure if you suffer from alopecia and hair loss? Here are some symptoms and causes to look out for:
Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition that causes hair to fall out in small patches. The immune system usually protects your body from viruses and bacteria. When you have an autoimmune condition, the immune system will not defend your body against foreign substances.
The immune system will attack hair follicles if you have alopecia. When this happens, hair follicles will get small and stop producing hair.
There is no known exact cause of alopecia, but it mainly happens to those with a family history of autoimmune conditions.
Genetics and some environmental factors are the most believes causes of alopecia.
Hair loss of the scalp is the main symptom of alopecia, but other parts of the face could also experience hair loss. The small patches that fall out are usually a few centimeters or less.
Other causes of hair loss could include pregnancy, childbirth, discontinuing the use of birth control pills, menopause, thyroid disease, scalp infections, some treatment medications, and more.
If you are losing more than 50-100 hairs a day, you may be experiencing hair loss.
Hair loss can be difficult to deal with, but there are natural remedies for alopecia and hair loss. Here are 9 ways to stop your hairline’s retreat naturally:
Shirodhara is considered to be the most unique purification therapy. This therapy involves cleansing the body by eliminating toxins. This can help with hair loss.
This treatment involves pouring warm herbal liquids over the forehead, where all of the body’s nerves meet. The oil runs through the scalp and into the hair.
The oil that is leftover from the head is collected and later massaged into the scalp and hair. At the end of the treatment, the hair is shampooed out.
Shirodhara increases blood circulation and helps maintain the body’s balance. Because of this, it effectively can treat hair loss and help hair growth.
Head massage is the literal meaning of Shiro Abhyanga. It is a complete massage of the head, neck, and shoulders using oils. These areas are most affected by stress so Shiro Abhyanga works to reduce the pain and stress in these parts.
The human body is considered a tree where the head is the roots. The head is the operational centre of the body.
This head massage can prevent head related diseases which is why it can be used as an alopecia treatment. It can prevent hair fall, dandruff, and stimulates hair growth.
Shirolepana is a therapy mainly used to treat headaches, but it can work as alopecia areata natural treatment.
This alopecia treatment is made up of various herbs and natural ingredients. This combination is made into a paste then applied to the scalp. A special kind of leaf is then placed onto the scalp to provide nourishment.
This head mask with cooling herbs can be used to treat hair loss and other scalp conditions.
Ghee is a healthy form of edile fats, but it is also considered to be beneficial for natural hair regrowth.
Ghee will build hair from within to give it a stronger and silkier exterior. It boosts the production of sebum because it contains vitamins A, D, and E. Because of this, it can prevent hair loss.
Rubbing ghee into your hair for 15 minutes will allow you to reap the benefits.
Nasya is a traditional therapy that effectively reduces hair fall. This therapeutic treatment involves the nose, throat, sinuses, and head.
Properly prepared oil that has been slowly cooked with herbs is massaged into the body. The oils make you less reactive to dryness which helps reduce hair loss and promotes hair growth.
Virechana is also known as purgation therapy. This therapy purifies your blood by removing toxins from the body. It can be used as an alopecia treatment because alopecia is caused by toxins in the body.
Virechana therapy is induced by drugs. Every case varies from person to person, so it could take longer for certain people.
Following the virechana therapy, a patient will be asked to abide by certain rules.
Shiro Vasti is a treatment where medicated oil is retained on the head for a certain amount of time.
A tall leather sleeve is placed on the patient’s head and sealed into position. Medicated oils are heated to a lukewarm temperature. Once warmed, the oil is poured slowly and consistently onto the head.
This treatment can improve the texture of hair and promotes hair growth. It is also proven to help excessive hair loss.
Narasimha Rasayana is a highly effective herbal mixture that specifically helps hair growth and control of hair fall.
Hair is a byproduct of bone tissue. Rasayana works to nourish the bone tissue which can promote hair growth.
Rasayana can be done with body massages within a certain amount of days.
Bringaraja is an herb that can be made into an oil. This herb promotes hair growth and reduces balding by application of the scalp.
Amalaki is used for hair washing. This technique prevents hair fall with its cooling and cleansing attributes.
Aloe vera contains proteolytic enzymes that repair dead skin cells on the scalp. Because of this, it promotes hair growth and can be used as an alopecia treatment.
Hibiscus can be prepared into an oil by grinding the flowers into a paste. Once ready, it can be massaged into the scalp to improve the blood circulation under the scalp to stimulate hair growth.
Natural remedies are not only better for your body, but they can also work as alopecia treatment and hair loss prevention.
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