About Hair Loss
Hair grows everywhere on our body except on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. Hair is made up of keratin. Keratin is a protein which is produced in hair follicles. Hair loss is a common condition that affects most of the people at some times in their lives. Alopecia is a medical term which is used for hair loss.
Baldness or Hair Loss in Males and Females
Baldness is the most common type of hair loss in males. Male pattern baldness is hereditary while the causes of female pattern baldness are less understood. In general, baldness occurs when the hair follicles shrink which in turn leads to thinning of hair. Baldness in female, hair get thin mainly on the top and crown of the scalp. Thinning of hair starts with a widening through the center of the head.
Causes of Hair Loss
There are several health problems like thyroid disease and iron deficiency anemia, results in hair loss. Hair loss may occur due to genetic factors and the aging process. Long term illness, emotional trauma, hormonal changes during pregnancy, puberty and menopause are some other causes of hair loss. Unhealthy and poor eating habits are also one of the important cause of this problem. Hair loss can also be caused by stress, depression and anxiety.
Symptoms of Hair Loss
The Common Symptoms of Hair Loss are Listed Below:
- Presence of Circular patches or bald spots
- Sudden loss of hair
- Thinning of hair
- Partial or full body hair loss.
Diet to Prevent Hair Loss
Vitamin C rich foods should be included in the diet in order to manage hair fall. Our body requires Vitamin C for the synthesis of collagen and this collagen supports healthy hair. Diet low in protein leads to hair loss. Hence we should ensure sufficient intake of protein through protein rich diet. Vitamin A promotes healthy scalp and hair. Hence vitamin A rich foods should be included in your diet. Adequate intake of silica prevents baldness and promotes hair growth. Foods rich in zinc, copper, iron and sulfur should also be included in your diet as these elements support healthy hair.
Ayurvedic Approach to Hair Loss
Ayurveda describes the tridoshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) as the three forces of our life. Any imbalance in any of these doshas results in one or other health condition.
According to Ayurveda, excess of Pitta dosha is the main cause of hair loss. Excessive intake of tea, coffee, meats, alcohol and excessive smoking are some of the reasons for increased Pitta in the body. Eating too much fried, acidic, oily and spicy foods aggravates the pitta dosha.
Herbal Remedies for Hair Loss
As per Ayurvedic point of view hair loss is known as "Khalitya". When Pitta dosha is imbalanced in body it can lead to loss of hair in an individual. Planet Ayurveda offers best combination of effective herbal remedies such as Hair Care Pack for Ayurvedic treatment of hair loss. We provides 100 percent pure and natural products. All of them are free from side effects and are safe to use. And they are formulated by MD Ayurveda doctors. All of the medicines from the house are made without the addition of chemicals or additives or preservatives in it.
DOSAGE / USAGE
- Go Richh Protein Shampoo - Apply appropriate quantity of this shampoo to wet hair & scalp. Massage in circular motion & rinse well.
- Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formula - 2 capsules twice daily, with water.
- Hair Growth Formula - 2 capsules twice daily, with water.
- Go Richh Hair Conditioner - After shampooing, gently apply along the length of wet hair from base to tip. Leave it for two minutes. Rinse thoroughly.
- Go Richh Hair Oil - Apply hair oil every night. You can gently massage the scalp taking around 5-10 ml of oil.
1. GO RICHH HAIR SHAMPOO
Go Richh Hair shampoo is an effective hair cleanser which cleans the scalp sans drying out. It removes frizz and gives life to dull and lifeless hair. This product has no harmful chemicals and as a result prevents hair loss.
2. RADIANT SKIN HAIR NAILS FORMULA
Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formula is a perfect blend of herbs such as Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Pitt papda (Fumaria officinalis), Sariva (Hemidesmus indicus) and Ghrit Kumari (Aloe barbadensis) that prevent hair loss. These help you to give bouncy, healthy and beautiful hair along with skin and nails. Herbs are proved beneficial in nourishing hair from the root level and repair broken, splinted and damaged hair. They nourish them and give natural strength and smooth texture. This formula when used regularly, removes dandruff and other impurities from scalp and let hair roots grow more with strong hair. All these herbs are cooling in nature which pacifies the pitta (heating factor) dosha in body which is root cause for all sort of hair problems according to Ayurveda.
3. HAIR GROWTH FORMULA
This is another excellent herbal formulation from Planet Ayurveda house which is a perfect blend of herbs like Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Bhringraj (Eclipta alba), Bhumiamalaki (Phyllanthus niruri), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) & Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri). Herbs are very effective and result giving in hair loss, baldness & premature graying of hair etc. They also take care of underlying conditions which result in damaged hair. These capsules improve hair texture, strength and overall health of even scalp too. They penetrate deep in scalp and help to regenerate new hair efficiently.
4. GO RICHH HAIR CONDITIONER
Go Richh Conditioner gives soft and bouncy hair with its natural ingredients. A small amount provides a smooth sheen to the hair giving it a healthy appearance. It works best if used after Go Richh Hair Shampoo.
5. GO RICHH HAIR OIL
This herbal supplement is formulated to take care of all hair problems. It is an amazing combination of various herbs like Bhringraj (Eclipta alba), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Bibhtaki (Terminalia bellerica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) and Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) etc. This herbal supplement is beneficial for both male and female hair problems. Go rich hair oil penetrates the scalp and provides nourishment to hair and clears the dirty particles. It protects the scalp from dandruff, protect hair roots and prevent hair from fungal infections. Split end in female is most seen and this herbal product is used to cure split ends too. 100% natural oil works on our hair without disturbing our body's hormonal mechanism.
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What causes Hair Loss?
Hormonal imbalance, hereditary, thyroid, alopecia, chemotherapy and certain medications all these factors are associated with Hair Loss. In the hereditary factor, both men and women can be affected. But typically men are more susceptible to hereditary Hair Loss due to testosterone hormone, because when testosterone breaks down to dihydrotestosterone it acts as a catalyst to activate the gene responsible for Hair Loss.
Do certain Hairstyles cause Hair Loss?
Yes, tight Hairstyles such as a tight ponytail, extensions, braiding, and other Hairstyles which place excessive tension on the scalp can lead to Traction Alopecia condition. Most the people are susceptible to this due to weak and sensitive Hair follicles. So you avoid such Hairstyles if you have Hair fall problem.
I have just started to bald. How much Hair will I lose?
Dear, no one can make such a prediction, because for every person expression of genetic makeup is unpredictable. Usually, if you start to notice baldness before 20, the more baldness you can expect to have. Even after studying your family tree no one can make a proper prediction about your baldness.
Are herbal remedies effective for Hair Loss?
Yes, herbal product shows some great effect on Hair Loss. Planet Ayurveda offers herbal products such as Go Richh Hair Shampoo, Go Richh Hair Conditioner, Go Richh Hair Oil, and Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formula. These are made from100% pure extract of natural herbs and have no side effects on your body.
On an average, I am losing about 80 Hairs per day? Is it worth worrying?
Loss of Hair up to 50 per day is considered as normal so yeah you need to worry and you should take some herbal treatment for Hair fall. Avoid using the harmful chemical based product they may further cause more Hair Loss.
Is PCOS and Thyroid can cause Hair Loss?
Yes, both PCOS and thyroid are hormonal imbalance disorder. PCOS can cause hyperandrogenism and if your Hair is sensitive to it then it will lead to Hair Loss. Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune disease which leads to Hair Loss that occurs in people who have autoimmune thyroid disease.
Is Hair Fall and Baldness as same?
No, it's not, Baldness is the condition where your Hair is a Loss from Hair root and there is no possibility of Hair growth again. But in the case of normal Hair Loss by using some herbal remedies and products, your Hair will grow again.
Can stress lead to Hair Loss?
Yes, stress is one of the main reasons for Hair Loss because it can trigger some immunological or endocrinal changes which may lead to Alopecia. It's not a single factor which leads to Hair Loss. Hereditary factor, thyroid, PCOS and some hormonal changes may also be the reasons for Hair Loss.
When do I start seeing improvement after starting Ayurvedic medicines?
Most the people start observing improvement within one month. The entire treatment may go on for about four to eight months, but mainly it depends on the condition of your Hairs.
Can Ayurvedic medicine cure baldness?
Yes, of course, Ayurvedic medicine can cure baldness problem. All the herbal products such as planet Ayurveda GO Rich Hair Conditioner, Shampoo and Oil are purely natural products and have a great effect on baldness and also control further Hair Loss.
Is my lifestyle play role in Hair Loss?
Yes, bad eating habits and sleep disorder can cause Hair Loss problem. Your daily dietary habits such as fast foods, and excessive alcohol consumption, may also lead to Hair Loss problem because diet lacking essential nutrients such as iron and proteins will effect on your Hair growth because this nutrient helps the follicles to grow Hair.
Can you suggest me some diet tips for Hair growth?
You can add eggs, dairy products, fish like salmon, herring, mackerel, walnuts, sweet potato, seeds (flaxseeds, chia seeds) amla and green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale etc in your diet. Amla helps to stimulate Hair growth and produce collagen protein. Collagen replaces the dead cells of Hair follicles and replaces with a new one.
Is there any side effects of artificial Hair straightening on my Hair follicles?
Yes of course. Hair Fall is the most common side effect of Hair straightening. The excessive use of harsh chemical and heat makes the Hair follicles weak and after few months your Hair strands lose their natural strength and start breaking. Along with Hair fall, you might feel some burning sensation and itching near your eyes.
Which vitamin deficiency causes Hair Loss?
Vitamin D deficiency is one of the main causes of Hair Loss. Vitamin D stimulates the Hair follicles to grow. So when the body does not have enough Vitamin D, the new Hair growth can be stunted and your Hairs start falling.
How can I stop Hair Loss and re-grow Hair naturally?
By adopting home remedies like coconut oil, raw aloe vera gel, amla on your scalp and gently massage for 5-10 minutes. Leave it for one hour and after that wash your Hair with Go Rich Hair Shampoo and Conditioner. It will help to promote Hair growth and stop Hair Loss.