Hair loss is also termed as baldness. This is usually common to adults especially to male adults. However, recent reports say there are already cases of baldness in teenagers.
saw palmetto reduces the levels of DHT in the body. Green tea contains compounds which prevent the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase from converting testosterone into DHT. Green tea works best as a treatment for thinning hair when it is poured directly onto the scalp.
Daily massaging the scalp for 2 minutes daily stimulates blood circulation to the hair follicles resulting in hair growth. Electric massagers are also helpful.
Emu oil is obtained from Emu fat and has been proven to regenerate inactive hair follicles. Studies have reported that Emu oil revitalizes skin cells on the scalp and produce up to 80% hair regrowth naturally. Emu oil can be applied topically to the balding/thinning area and deeply massaged into the scalp. Leave it on for 10-20mins and immediately follow up with your regular shampoo. You don’t need to rinse the oil off first.
The use of nettle root extract may also prove to be beneficial. It is a rich source of Vitamin A, C and other minerals which are food for our hair. The egg treatment – this treatment can help strengthen your hair which is why it is an effective method to stop hair loss. There are several ways egg can be used as a treatment for thinning hair: Massaging the scalp is one of the best hair loss home remedies. This method certainly helps to promote hair growth. A vigorous scalp massage for 5 minutes does the job of increasing blood circulation to the hair follicle (a pouch like structure from where the hair emerges out). The increased blood flow delivers all the essential nutrients to the hair follicle, which in turn prevents hair loss and stimulates hair growth.
Fenugreek seeds are great vitamins for the hair. These seeds have been used in a number of cultures for hair loss. You can grind these seeds in water to make a fine paste. Apply the paste on well oiled hair and leave it about an hour to an hour and half. Wash it with lukewarm water. This remedy will have to be done at least twice every week.
To use it as an herbal remedy, mix a small amount of mustard seed with henna leaves. Mix it well until it you start having thickened oil and strain out the leaves. Massage the oil onto your scalp and leave it overnight. Wash your hair the following morning.
Author is an online medical researcher on hair loss treatment and yeast infections treatment.
(contributed by user caizecong on 21.05.2011)