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Hair loss can be permanent or temporary and affects most people at some stage of life, usually as they get older. When it occurs at a younger age or is severe, it is sometimes quite distressing.
Common causes of hair loss include:
Additionally, a certain degree of hair loss is one of the normal consequences of ageing. Temporary hair loss can also occur during pregnancy, or following surgery or a period of ill health.
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Hi Bianco. Chemically treating your hair (such as dyeing) may damage the hair; however it is unclear whether this would cause you to lose your hair. You may like to consider using a dye that has fewer chemicals- these can usually be found in your local health food store. Kind regards, Kate (Blackmores naturopath).
30+ days ago.
I am using dye to blackened my hair. As we know it contains chemicals elements in it. Does this chemicals contribute my hai lost?Thank you for your help.
30+ days ago.
Hi Deb, Thanks for your post. The herbs withania and vitex , and nutrients of evening primrose oil, dietary fatty acids and a good multivitamin with vitamin B6 may help with your PMS. A wholefood healthy diet with adequate water, rest and exercise is very important also. There is also some information that may be of interest to you on our website in the following articles:Pre-Menstrual Syndrome: www.blackmores.com.au/.../pre-menstrual-syndrome Natural Ways to beat PMT: www.blackmores.com.au/.../natural-ways-to-beat-pmt Hair Loss and nail deterioration can be due to various stressors, inadequate nutrients and also a possible link to genetics. Silica is a common nutrient is support hair and nail formation.Nutrient rich foods important for healthy hair and nails include biotin- bean sprouts, soy beans, wholegrain cereals; B vitamins- legumes, whole grains, green vegetables; essential fatty acids- nuts and seeds, flaxseed oil, oily fish, linseed oil, nuts, lentils and seeds; zinc- dairy products, eggs, whole wheat, pumpkin seeds; silica- oats, barley, vegetables. Adequate dietary protein is crucial to the health of all connective tissue. Deb, you may find it helpful to contact the Naturopathic Advisory Service so we can help you in more detail, on email@example.com or by calling 1800 803 760 from Australia. All the best Gina (Blackmores naturopath)
30+ days ago.
Hello Silo, thank you for sharing your concerns with hair loss. Unfortunately this is a very common condition and many women experience similar symptoms after their pregnancy. The hair loss that follows pregnancy and during breast feeding is often due to calcium deficiency. All nutrients are in very high demand throughout pregnancy and breast feeding. If you haven’t already, you may try taking some extra calcium supplements and see if that helps. I would also recommend that you consider checking your iron levels via a blood test. Iron deficiency can also cause hair loss. To promote and maintain hair growth it is important to maintain a healthy scalp and ensure an adequate intake of nutrients important for healthy hair, these include the following: biotin- bean sprouts, soy beans, wholegrain cereals; B vitamins- legumes, whole grains, green vegetables; essential fatty acids- oily fish, linseed oil, nuts, lentils and seeds; zinc- dairy products, eggs, whole wheat, pumpkin seeds; silica- oats, barley, vegetables; protein – important to maintain healthy structure. Protein deficient people often turn grey earlier. Please make sure you are eating lean meats, chicken, fish, tofu, legumes, nuts and seeds on a daily basis. I hope this information will be helpful Silo. If you require more detailed information, please call our Naturopathic Advisory Service on 1800803 760 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Kind regards, Rosaria (Blackmores naturopath)
30+ days ago.
Hi What do you recommend for PMS and also hair loss & nail deterioration?
30+ days ago.
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