Certain amount of hair fall(50-100) daily is normal, but if your hair are shedding more than average, alarming bells are ringing. Hair are an essential part of women’s beauty and hair fall leads to lack in confident and self esteem.
There are many reasons of excessive hair fall like stress, anxiety, hormonal imbalance, dandruff, medicines and poor diet. Excessive intake of vitamin A also leads hair fall. To get healthy strong hair, take care of your diet. Vitamin and mineral deficiency cause thin hair that results hair fall. Eat food that is rich in iron like liver, kidney, lentils, beans and green vegetables to prevent iron deficiency. Hair fall may suffer vegetarians, who go on crash diets and exclude proteins from their diet. Protein is essential to hair growth. Soy milk, lentils, beans are good sources of getting protein. Include protein containing foods in your daily diet to have health hair and prevent hair fall.
Studies have shown that silica therapy slows hair fall. So, if you are facing hair fall problem, include silica diet like apples, oranges, potatoes, green and red peppers, cucumber, onion, carrots, almonds, fish, honey and whole grain wheat in your diet. Organic silica containing shampoos help in preventing hair fall.
B Vitamins especially B6, biotin and folic acid also prevent hair fall and their deficiency leads to thinning of hair. Add eggs and liver in diet and beat hair fall.