Hair fall – it’s causes and Ayurvedic approach to stop and prevent it.

How to stop hair fall?🤔

🌺Today haircare industry is a big business, everyone is selling their products as the best hair care products to prevent hair fall and will give long thick hair but the claims are clearly not working, because hair fall problem is not getting resolved.

🌺Hair transplant seems a very tempting option after wasting time, money and energy on such highly advertised products but that too does not help much.

🌺So what can be done to stop hair fall and treat baldness.

🌺First of all, pay attention to the problem as soon as possible, then its treatment will be easy and if you are struggling with the problem of hair fall for years and if bald area is developed then also Ayurveda can help but you have to keep patience as it take few months .

🌺Ayurvedic hair care covers all aspects of hair health such as hair growth, natural coloring and prevention of hair fall.

🤔What is the reason for hair fall?

👉Finding out the causes of hair fall is very important, if you do not know and treat the causes of hair fall then using only oil, shampoo and other products may not be useful.

👉According to Ayurveda, Vata and Pitta are responsible for hair loss.

👉Vata gets aggravated due to too light diet, sleeping after 10 pm, excessive thinking, excessive talking, excessive exertion, after menopause, etc. Vata is mostly responsible for hair fall after the age of 40.

👉Pitta dosha is also a main cause of hair loss it increases due to excessive hot food, hot drinks, alcohol, smoking, fried, spicy, sour, acidic food and due to emotions like anger.
Pitta is the main reason for hair loss in the age group of 16 to 30 years.

👉Another major cause of hair fall is stress, take Ayurvedic medicines, treatment and counseling for this.

👉The weak thyroid gland also causes hair fall.

👉Poor digestion or a stomach disease such as constipation, gas, acidity and IBS also causes hair fall. When the digestive disease is cured, the hair gets cured on its own.

👉Treat old or chronic diseases or hair fall will not stop.

👉Long term use of antibiotics

👉Accumulation of too much toxins in the body.

👉Other reasons – Consumption of birth control pills, hectic schedule , use of chemical products, air pollution, poor water quality etc.

👉If hair fall is due to genetic reasons then its treatment is difficult.

🤔What is the Ayurvedic approach to treat hair fall problems?

🌹According to ayurveda, hair is the waste product of asthi(bone tissue) dhatu, hence the health of the hair reflects the health of the bone, so the first attention is paid to the formation of healthy bone tissue.

🌹Aggravated doshas are balanced with internal medicines and therapies .

🌹Good quality milk is most nutritious for bones. Avoid skimmed or toned milk as the fat in milk provides calcium to the bones. Drink warm milk only.

🌹Ayurvedic calcium supplements which are derived from natural sources and are rich in prana are given to prevent hair fall.

🌹Non-vegetarian people can take bone broth which is beneficial for hair.

🌹Take iron-rich food like raisins, dates, figs, beetroot, apricot, iron ash etc.

🌹Consume good quality fats like ghee, sesameoil, mustard oil, groundnut oil and coconut oil.

🌹Ayurvedic rasayan (anti ageing formulations) are given to be consumed like Chyawanprash, Brahma Rasayan etc. which are good for both bone tissues and hair.

🌹Amalaki oil, Maltyadi oil, Bhringraj oil, Neelbhrigraj etc. Ayurvedic oil are very beneficial.

🌹Apply oil once or twice a week and leave it overnight or for at least 1 hour.Apply little on scalp after hair wash also after they get dry .

🌹Hair wash powder- Mix equal proportion of reetha, triphala, bhringraj and hibiscus, use paste of this mix to wash hair.

🌹Medicines and oils nourish the hair follicles and encourage their growth.

🌹If the head remains hot, then apply aloe vera, it cools the skin of the head.

🌹Bhringraj regenerates, nourishes the hair.

🌹Almonds, cashews, coconut, fenugreek, aloe vera, amla, malti, hibiscus, lotus, sprouted wheat, curd, sesame seeds are good foods for hair growth and prevention of hair fall.

🌹Avoid steroid injections take more holistic approach and treat hair fall by eliminating the cause, not just forcing the hair to grow back.

👉Instead of applying any home remedy or oil find out the underlying cause of hair loss, consult an ayurvedic doctor, which will be helpful in finding out the cause.

👉It takes at least 6 months to 1 year for proper treatment as it takes time for the formation of Asthidhatu (bone tissue) .

🤔So only applying oil is not useful to prevent hair fall?

🌺Hair oil is helpful only where there is less strength of hair, dryness of scalp and mild dandruff.

🌺But if the hair is falling due to other physical diseases or mental stress, then without treatment, only applying oil or shampoo will not help.

🌺It is like watering the leaves of the tree and expecting the tree to grow. For that, the root has to be nourished.

🌺External oil, shampoo only helps 20%.

🤔Can we all get black, thick, soft and long hair as we see in advertisement?

🌻As in today’s time everyone is very conscious about their outer look, everyone wants perfect long, thick and dark hair but we are different from physical and mental nature which is fixed at the time of conception only which is defined as prakriti in Ayurveda. That’s why we cannot be alike or so called perfect.

🌻Vata type people have naturally dry, split, rough, weak, curly, grey hair,
Pitta person have straight,thin, soft, less, golden, brownish red color hair and has a tendency of early greying and thinning of hair .
Kapha person has thick, strong, soft curly, wavy and dark hair.

🌻So a Vata person should not expect to have Kapha type of hair, it will never happen.

🌻We can only manage our hair type but cannot change their nature.
🌻Hair type, texture and color also depends on region and country of birth.

🌻If there is already baldness, then with the Panchakarma therapy of Ayurveda like leech therapy , Basti etc, the application of various medicines is useful because in this condition the hair follicles gets closed due to kapha dosha.

👉Remember hair fall is normal with ageing.

🌱Ayurveda help to maintain the natural type of hair, delay greying and hair loss.
So adopt Ayurveda to cure hair fall problem .🌱

Published by Dr. Amrita Sharma

I am an ayurvedic practitioner with experience of more than a decade, I have worked with best ayurvedic companies and now with the purpose of reaching out people to make them aware about ayurveda which is not just a system of treatment but a way of living to remain healthy

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