Considered to be the father of modern medicine Hippocrates said that a truly great doctor would first treat an illness with food. So why not try this for your hair as well? If you feel and see that your hair is beginning to thin out and recede on the top or your ponytail is getting shorter by the week you should first look at your current diet to see if there is anything that you can add which will be better for you. Foods high in saturated fats and high levels of corn starch can dramatically cause an disturbance in your system and systematically the cells in your hair will not get the much needed nutrition they need to keep it healthy.
First off you will need plenty of protein as it is important in building keratin which is the key structural component of nails and hair. If your body does not receive enough protein then the hair begins to come out dry, brittle and easily breakable so be sure to eat plenty of eggs, lean meats and spinach. Also eat plenty of foods with the substance biotin which can be found in salmon, tuna eggs yolks and sardines, as it is an essential B vitamin that’s great for the maintenance of your hair and like protein it aids in maintaining the hair the moment it begins to grow so that it does not break.
The fish also have essential fatty acids which are essential for sustaining stability and balance in the healthy growth of your hair. Spinach, walnuts and sunflowers seeds can also be helpful in maintaining healthy hair and preventing hair loss.
Aside from a new diet you should also apply aloe from a fresh aloe plant. Aloe Vera has emollient and anti-inflammatory and nourishing properties that are great in maintain your thick and healthy hair and if you are able to keep a plant of it around even better as you will have fresh aloe Vera year round right inside your house. Research has shown that the actual plant contains five naturally occurring agents that help in preventing scalp inflammation. Try doing some light yoga exercises or meditation as the root cause of most hair loss can be traced to stress.
A good nightly head massage is also good for increasing circulation in your scalp and thus fuel your hair follicles more. Only a few minutes per treatment should suffice. So if your hair is getting a little thin and beginning to bother you or if you are interested in preventing hair thinning take notice of these helpful suggestions, for your hairs sake.