Dead hair follicles: What can you do at home?

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Hair follicles can be dead due to many different reasons, when the hair follicle is dead it usually cannot be restored. Now lifestyle changes can help you reduce the risk of more hair follicles dying, causing hair loss leading to baldness.

The hair follicle is a sac-shaped structure located in the outermost layer of the skin. Hair will begin to grow at the bottom of the hair follicle. Hair follicles are responsible for promoting and nourishing hair for healthy hair. When the hair follicle is damaged, it will cause the hair to fall out, the hair will gradually become thinner and if the hair follicle is dead, it will not be able to regrow in this area.
Dead hair follicles can be the result of inflamed hair follicles, genetics, endocrine disorders, chemical use, poor diet, and stress degree... When recognizing hair loss, you should take measures to minimize the death of other hair follicles. Here are some ways you can do it at home:

1. Lose weight

Try measuring your weight, if it is more than it should be, aim to reduce it by about 10%. Losing weight can help reduce hair loss or even lighten your skin. In addition, maintaining a healthy weight can also reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke.

2. Skip Some Unhealthy Foods

Habits of unhealthy foods can prevent you from consuming other nutritious foods. Avoid fatty foods, alcohol and stimulants. It not only makes hair follicles lack nutrition, but also is not good for the body.
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3. Appropriate nutritional supplements

Nutrition is an essential element to help hair follicles grow healthy, avoid hair loss. Good nutrients for hair need to be added such as Biotin, vitamin B5 found in green vegetables, fruits, eggs and drink plenty of water to reduce breakage and stimulate hair growth. In addition, fatty acids are also essential for hair follicles, so they need to be supplemented through the diet or using fish oil tablets.
Some herbs are also believed to provide nutrients and help stimulate hair growth, such as ginseng, ha thu wu, and onion juice, which has also been shown to help in the treatment of hair loss. each array.

4. Proper hair care

Proper hair care is a measure to help reduce hair follicle damage that leads to hair loss. To properly care for your hair you should:
Limit the use of chemical products on your hair and scalp; Limit styling with products containing many chemicals that adversely affect the hair and scalp. Can be partially replaced with natural herbs to avoid the effect of dyes. You should only wash your hair about two to three times a week and you should choose a shampoo that is suitable for your hair and scalp. The best thing to do is to use natural shampoo products such as shampoo with grapefruit, rosemary, locust, black beans... Avoid brushing your hair while your hair is still wet, because at this time, the roots of the hair are weaker than usual. hair is more prone to breakage. Limit the use of a dryer at high temperature, you can use low heat or you can absorb the water with a cotton towel after washing your hair and let your hair dry naturally.
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5. Scalp massage

Scalp massage can help stimulate the scalp and possibly improve hair thickness. It stimulates hair growth and thickness in the dermis papillary cells, located in the bottom layer of hair follicles. These cells play an important role in hair formation, hair growth, and in the cycle of shedding and regrowth. In addition, scalp massage is also known to improve blood flow and scalp health, which also helps relieve stress. How to massage: Should combine massage every other day with some oils or herbs to increase the effect. The oils can be used as coconut oil, rosemary oil, aloe vera, lemon... Use a selected herbal combination and then massage the scalp with fingertips, not nails. Move all over the scalp in small circles, applying light to medium force. Scalp massage recommended for about 4 minutes daily for a period of 24 weeks was effective in the study. Note, if combined with oils, massage for longer and then wash your hair again. But it is not always necessary to add oil when massaging and you can do it at any time of the day, doing it before bed will help you sleep better.

6. Relax and rest properly

One reason that hair follicles die leading to hair loss is that you are too stressed and tired. Therefore, it is necessary to arrange a reasonable sleep time, get enough sleep, relax by listening to music, practice yoga, walk...
Dead hair follicles cannot regenerate naturally, but it is more important than that. is to limit the further death of healthy hair follicles. Lifestyle changes are very helpful in reducing hair loss. In addition, if you find that you have applied many measures but still lose a lot of hair, you should visit a doctor to be treated with a method that is more suitable for your condition.

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Reference source: webmd.com


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