Natural Remedies For Hair Loss During Pregnancy

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Rosemary OilHair loss during pregnancy is due to undesirable hormonal changes, abnormal thyroid activity, zinc and vitamin deficiency. Between 40 to 50% of women observe transient hair loss during pregnancy, affecting their self esteem and pushing them under depression. Women who have enjoyed the luxuriant hair growth over years are more likely to experience the hair loss during pregnancy. This affects their mental state and leads to improper diet pattern, affecting overall development of baby. Shampoos claiming of hair loss prevention are simply unsafe for pregnant women due to harsh chemicals content.  Fortunately, we are blessed with some wonderful natural remedies to deal with frightening hair fall condition. Some of the leading ones are here to go…


 


Top Natural Remedies for Hair Loss


 


Ayurveda is considered to be a treasure trove of remedies for hair loss. It comprises of natural herbs and supplements which deals with condition and even known to treat alopecia (baldness). Cutting down on alcohol, carbonated beverages, tea, and coffee and eliminating nutritionally deficient junk foods helps a lot in controlling hair damage.


 


 Rosemary tea:


 


This magnificent herb from mint family is widely respected for its value as hair tonic and beauty aid. Rosemary is known to stimulate hair follicles and hair growth. It is known to permanently hold off the premature hair loss. It is good enough to cleanse the scalp off dandruff and thus promotes healthy hair. The concoction of rosemary is generally mixed with sage and other herbs for worse hair loss conditions. Rosemary can raise blood pressure, so a better medical advice is suggestive at this stage.


 


Nettle Vinegar:


 


Nettle vinegar is a natural form of vinegar known to benefit hair in all its ways. You should add lavender oil, lemon oil to nettle vinegar to make a perfect rinse. After shampooing your hair with herbal shampoo, rinse your hair thoroughly with this nettle vinegar infusion. Nettle vinegar restores natural ph of your scalp and controls the outbreak of dandruff, thereby preventing hair loss. Apple cider vinegar with nettle vinegar also works best for your hair.


 


Zinc:


 


Zinc has got versatile role in our body. From building new cells, stimulating hair follicles, keeping hormones in check, improving circulation to helping in vitamin absorption, it plays many key roles. It sounds obvious that to have zinc deficiency will lead to untimely hair shedding. All these actions are pretty important for hair maintenance and nourishment. Include foods rich in zinc like oysters, mussels, Brewer’s yeast, shrimps, egg yolks, wheat germ, and soy products.


 


To eliminate the hair loss during pregnancy, increase your intake of vitamin B complex, magnesium and calcium. Eat more of potatoes, wheat, yam, apples, alfalfa and nuts. Hope your will find the above mentioned natural remedies effective in controlling your hair loss and enjoying the full bloom of your pregnancy.


 


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