While Androgenetic Alopecia is considered as the prime factor why people experience hair loss, but its not the only one reason. Certain medical conditions like  hypothyroidism, ringworm & fungal infections may also lead to hair loss. There are certain medications such as blood thinners, gout medicines, pills used for birth control and excessive intake of vitamin A can also lead to sudden hair loss ,similarly a crash diet, sudden hormonal changes, chemotherapy treatment and radiation treatment. If you are taking prescription medications, talk to your doctor and find out if your medication is contributing to your hair loss.

how to reduce hair loss naturally

At any given time 10% of our hair is in what is called a resting phase and after 2-3 months resting, hair falls out and new hair grows in its place. Some people, however, experience more hair loss than is normal.

Over here are some excellent resources on how to prevent further hair loss:

  1. Avoid excess-intake of vitamin A. Excessive intake of vitamin A can make your hair to fall out.
  2. You can practice certain exercises, do yoga and meditation or any other such practice that will help you in reducing your stress & anxiety levels.
  3. If hot oil or such chemicals are causing inflammation to the scalp, discontinue their use ASAP.
  4. Always make use some gentle shampoos & conditioners to avoid any unwanted damage to your hair follicles.
  5. In men, natural herbs such as saw palmetto & licorice root extract and zinc supplementation helps in blocking the formation of DHT (Dihydrotestosterone). According to scientific studies these supplements can also  prevent prostate enlargement effectively.
  6. Apply some rosemary oil and massage your scalp with a base of olive oil. Use of rosemary oil and massaging your scalp daily can stimulate the circulation of blood in the scalp area and that in turn will promote hair growth. Again, if you are noticing hair fall, go and check with your doctor to make sure that any serious disorder isnt the cause for it.


Here is a cool video explaining about one such natural method to reduce hair loss:

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