24 NOV 2022 NUTRITION & WELLNESS 4 MINS READ 471 VIEWS 21 SHARES

Experiencing Hair Loss? Here’s 4 Tips to Fight Hair Fall

Thick and luscious hair is often referred to as a woman's crowning glory, but nowadays it’s not uncommon for men to feel self-conscious about thinning hair and bald spots too. Hair loss has become a unisex issue with both men and women willing to spend time, energy and money to restore their hair to its former glory.  

What’s more, hair loss was previously more commonly associated with ageing. This is no longer the case as today even young adults are plagued by this problem. 

So, what can we do to prevent or at least reduce hair loss? Before we address the potential solutions, it’s important to look at the possible causes of hair loss.

Let’s start at the beginning – why does hair loss occur?

Hair loss or hair thinning can be attributed to a variety of factors but today, let’s look at four of the most common causes of hair loss

  • Poor nutrition

Just like the rest of your body, your hair also requires nutrients to be strong and healthy. In particular, protein is very important to boost hair health as 80% to 85% of your hair is made up of a protein called keratin. Other nutrients such as Vitamin B, biotin, zinc, folic acid, and iron are also important to strengthen hair roots and prevent hair fall.

  • Hormon

Hormonal changes at different phases of life such as childbirth or during physical or mental changes is another reason for hair loss. Hormonal imbalance due to stress can also be a cause of temporary hair loss.

  • Genetics

Unfortunately, you may be more susceptible to hair thinning or balding if you have a family history of hair loss.

  • Lifestyle factors

Lifestyle choices such as smoking, using chemicals or chemical treatments on hair, and a poor haircare routine can trigger hair loss, especially in young adults.

1, 2, 3, 4 – Try these four tips for healthy hair

1. Breathe in, breathe out…it’s time to reduce stress

Healthy stress management can help reduce hair fall. This is because stress releases a chemical reaction in the body that weakens the hair follicle, resulting in hair fall. Some ways to manage stress include getting enough sleep and rest, participating in physical exercises, indulging in hobbies and spending time with loved ones.

2. Enrich your diet with protein sources

Since protein is a staple for healthy hair, it’s important to ensure that you have adequate protein in your diet. One way you can ensure your daily protein intake is to complete your diet with the Nutrilite Soy Protein Drink. This low-fat protein drink has a unique tri-blend of wheat, soy and pea and provides you with 8g of protein and all nine essential amino acids required by your body. Plus, did we mention that it’s cholesterol-free and suitable for those who are lactose intolerant? 

3. Fill nutrition gaps for a healthy, shiny hair

Did you know that collagen helps with hair fall? Get the goodness of collagen with Nutrilite Mixed Collagen Peptide Drink which contains oligopeptide and soybean peptide extracted via bio-enzymatic technology. The two peptides support healthy hair growth, besides having other health benefits.

Meanwhile fortify your body and fill nutrition gaps with a multivitamin. The Improved Formula Nutrilite DOUBLE X contains phytonutrients as well as 11 vitamins, 10 minerals and 19 plant concentrate that include Biotin, Zinc, Iron, Vitamin D, and C — all of which are crucial vitamins and minerals for hair health.

4. Use an anti-hairfall shampoo and conditioner

Using the right shampoo and conditioner can help protect your precious strands too. The SATINIQUE Anti-Hairfall Shampoo and Conditioner are specially formulated to help restore fragile, thinning hair. It also energises and stimulates the scalp to give you thicker and more luscious hair.

Give these four tips a try for healthier hair. After all, keeping your hair luscious is not just about superficial beauty but also a reflection of the health of your scalp and hair.

 

Sources

Guo EL, Katta R. Diet and hair loss: effects of nutrient deficiency and supplement use. Dermatol Pract Concept.  

Phillips TG, Slomiany WP, Allison R. Hair Loss: Common Causes and Treatment. Am Fam Physician 

Raina Cordell, RN, 3 Ways to Reverse Hair Loss From Stress, WebMD