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Five Natural Ways To Prevent Hair Loss

Update Date: Aug 21, 2014 09:53 AM EDT
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Hair loss has not one but multiple causes which includes mineral deficiency, medications, stress, pollution and genetics. Up to one-third of the population suffers from hair loss. 

Read: FDA-Approved Drug Can Restore Hair In Patients With Alopecia Areata

Here we list down five natural tips to deal with the hair loss. 

Hot oil treatments

You can take any natural oil such as olive, coconut or canola and heat it up so that it becomes warm but not too hot. Now massage it gently into the scalp. Rinse after an hour. 

Meditation

It might be hard to believe but most of the time, the root cause for hair loss is stress and tension. Meditation can help in reducing stress and restore hormonal balance. 

Read: Small Meditation Sessions Shrink Stress

Antioxidants

You can also apply warm green tea (two bags brewed in one cup of water) on you scalp. Leave this mixture on for an hour and then rinse. Green tea is rich in antioxidants which helps prevent hair loss and boost hair growth. 

Massage

Massaging scalp for a few minutes daily can also help stimulate circulation. Circulation ensures that hair follicles remain active. According to experts, circulation may be improved through massage by using a few drops of lavender or bay essential oil in an almond or sesame oil base.

Natural juices

Rubbing scalp with either garlic juice, onion juice or ginger juice can also help reduce hair loss. Leave the juice for an overnight and wash it throughly in the morning. 

Read: New Method of Human Hair Growth Discovered 

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