Dr. Maneesh Sonthalia (Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon) (MBBS) (M.S) (M.Ch)


Tips To Control Hair Fall With A Few Lifestyle Changes

Do you see a tuft of hair in your comb after a bath? Or do you find your hairline receding? Well, these are hair fall-related problems, due to split ends, rough and dull hair, dandruff, premature graying which happens due to lack of good hair care. Hair changes the appearance of a person. Hence, you need to take good care for your hair and making use of natural products.

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Don’t use shampoos with harsh chemicals

This might take you with surprise, but it’s a fact that you must not wash your hair daily with shampoos which have alkali chemicals. Our daily exposure to smoke and dust might demand washing head regularly. If you have to wash your hair daily, you must use a balanced shampoo.  Instead, if possible wash your hair, when it gets oily. The reason is that most shampoo has chemicals like sulfates which removes dirt from hair but also takes away sebum.

Since the past few years, researchers could link between over shampooing and hair fall or bad hair growth. So, if you shampoo daily and wondering what could be the reason, you must know now that the chemicals present in shampoo are the culprit.

 Give up cigarettes

And doing this is not easy but if you really want to take your hair fall seriously, you must do it. Studies found that there is a link between hair fall and smoking and owing to the following reasons:

To tell you, the smoke itself is a pollutant that can damage your hair and skin. And on the DNA level, it is also found that cigarettes cause damage to the DNA of the hair follicles.

Wear a hat to save your hair from the sun

An overexposure to the sun’s UV rays and air pollution could damage your hair

Overexposure to UV radiation damages the hair, making it lose proteins and weaken with time. And if you are someone who spends time mostly outdoors then you need to keep your hair covered to protect them from pollutants and sun.

Take some food supplements

Food supplements like calcium,  multivitamins, iron, essential fatty acids, and amino acids help in the promotion of hair growth. A biotin is a kind of vitamin B and it provides health and appearance of hair, nails, and skin.

Biotin helps in the treatment of male pattern baldness. Its DHT-blocking properties make it an essential hair care solution and studies found its link with improved hair growth.

Follow good diet

Eating food full of minerals and vitamins can help prevent hair loss.

Hair needs Omega-3 fatty acids, for improvement in hair health.

Nuts and seeds are full of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. Salmon is a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids. Foods high in iron, zinc, Vitamin D3, and Vitamin C are also good supplements.

Exercise regularly

There are various benefits of exercise from weight loss to better cardiovascular health to and balance your age. But exercise also helps to prevent hair fall. Stress releases a hormone called kcortisol, which is a major trigger for hair fall. The news is that with regular exercise your stress will be reduced.

Try new hairstyle

Do you know your hairstyle could be a reason too for hair fall? If you constantly pull your hair back and secure it tightly with rubber bands can cause strain at the hair roots, as too much of brushing or shampooing very roughly can increase the hair fall. Just be easy with your hair. Use lesser blow dryers, curling, and straightening irons. This practice will protect your hair.

Avoid stress

In today’s world stress is inevitable. What you can do is incorporate stress-relief techniques like meditation, stretching, and massages, or applying essential oils that can clear your mind, ease your muscles, lower stress, and reduce hair fall.

Sleep adequate

One most essential thing that is often sidelined, is sleep. Enough sleep helps your body cells repair and regenerate. Without enough sleep, several negative effects occur. This leads to a weaker immune system and the hair roots become weak and cause hair fall.

Lack of sleep causes increased the release of cortisol which causes hair fall.

Though hair fall is worrisome the good news is that with new technological innovations, you don’t need to worry. Hair transplant Kolkata is a gaining popularity as in other cities of India.  With this, there is no need to get panicked about hair fall, anymore. Hair transplantation is one of the finest contributions of science which can give a permanent solution to hair fall-related concerns.

About Dr. Maneesh

Dr. Maneesh Sonthalia, one of the renowned cosmetic surgeons in Kolkata has performed several hair transplant with successful results that has left the patients with natural looking hair without any scars. He holds his graduation degree from Kolkata Medical College and is a Master of General Surgery from PG Hospital. Later on he achieved his M.Ch in Plastic Surgery also from PG Hospital.

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