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
- 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. Ganga Pharmacy 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.