Hair is one of the most obvious parts of the human body that readily catches people's attention when trying to determine the attractiveness of an individual. It then becomes worrisome when, for some reasons or the other, you just started noticing that you are losing strands of your hair on daily basis. An average adult possesses about 100,000 to 150,000 hair strands and loses about 100 of them daily. Losing 100 hair strands a day is not a matter of concern, but it is so, when it crosses that limit and the replenishment is not done at par with the lost suffering.
Actually, it is not a bad thing to lose your hair; I mean we all experience that every day. It is all just part of the normal cycle that our hairs have to pass through. The process only becomes frightening when you notice that the hair you lose on daily basis is in excess of the usual. It should also be noted that the definition of “normal” and “excessive” amount of hair to lose daily varies from person to person. Experts have said, though, that the denser your hair, the more hair you will lose daily, and it is normal.
Some of the reasons which cause hair loss are intake and application of excessively chemical medicines and cosmetics respectively. Some emotional causes are insufficient blood circulation, anxiety, stress, anemia, mental tension, depression and general weakness. Dietary practices which cause hair loss are excessive take of coffee, tea and too much of oily, fried, greasy and spicy food.
The phenomenon where you start noticing a sizeable part of your hair falling off daily could be attributed to a variety of factors. Aging, genetic conditions, skin diseases, unhealthy diets, menopause and chemotherapy are some of these factors that have been identified. When one is suffering from acute hair loss, the first step that the person should take is to find out the root cause for the acute hair loss so that it becomes easy to find a way to fight the cause.
There are different options available for treatment, which which is Ayurveda. This type of treatment makes use of diet, herbs, oil massage and yoga, meditation, among other options for treating hair loss. Green leafy vegetables, yoghurt, non-alcoholic drinks, vitamin C, vitamin B complex, sulphur, zinc sesame seeds, aloe vera and some essential fatty acid are some of the Ayurvedic dietary treatment option. Horsetail, Rosemary, stting nettle and sage tea are also good herbs for fighting hair loss. Massaging your hair with such oils as Brahmi and Bhringraj oil will also do your hair a lot of good.