Hair loss is a problem relevant to most people on this planet. According to statistics, hair loss occurs in 70% of men.
It is believed that alopecia in women is much rarer condition, but statistics show the opposite – about 2/3 of women will face hair loss sooner or later in life.
Fortunately, women hair loss usually doesn’t end with complete baldness, as is the case for men.
Reason for hair loss is still not entirely clear, but doctors agree that there are multiple factors, such as:
- thyroid disease
- hormonal disorders
In women, the most common “culprits” are stress, anemia and menopause. Young mothers often suffer from hair loss after childbirth. It is believed, that in men reasons for hair loss are genes and hormones.
Hair loss can also be caused by fungus, which can occur on the scalp, as well hair may fall due to chemotherapy and other drugs.
Alternative treatment of Hair Loss (Alopecia)
To the question “Does alopecia can be cured?” – Alternative medicine gives a positive response, actually it offers several ways to solve this problem.
First, it should be noted that no method gives a quick result. It is impossible to go bald for a day – it takes a few months or a few years. Similarly, it takes more time, the hair starts to grow again. Results of therapy are usually seen after several months of daily use. Be persistent and do not give up.
Alopecia is associated with food and health of the entire organism, because the health of hair depends on the health of the whole organism. If you have a problem with hair loss, alternative medicine is recommended to improve nutrition, get rid of bad habits, reduce stress and start with sports. The quality of food is very important, it is necessary to increase the intake of organically-grown fruits, vegetables and fresh juices.
There are lots of recipes for home remedies for natural treatment against hair loss, which can significantly improve the condition of the hair. Here is a list of four simple home remedies for hair loss, that helped many people:
Surely you’ve heard about the beneficial effects of nettle on hair. Treatment with nettles is the best thing you can do for your hair and scalp.
Recipe: Two handfuls of fresh or dried nettle put in a pot with 5 liters of water. Boil, turn off the heat and leave for 10-15 minutes. Strain, cool and wash your hair with it.
Use: Wash your hair with nettle every day. Results are visible after a few weeks.
In a study which used the juice of onion, results were 87% cure rate of alopecia.
Use: Rub onion juice into the scalp two times a day, the result can be seen after 4-6 weeks.
It was conducted a double-blind research study, in which one group used a blend of essential oils: thyme, rosemary, lavender and cedar, with base: vegetable oil, jojoba and grape seeds, while the other – plain water. In the first group alopecia was cured in 44% of patients.
Use: Massage the scalp with this mixture once a day.
Honey and cinnamon
Make a mixture of honey, warm olive oil and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Apply to hair and leave for 15 minutes, then wash the hair. This is an effective homemade recipe with honey and cinnamon against hair loss.