We possess around 100,000 hair follicles on our scalp. T each day we lose 100 hair, the grow back in about 6 weeks time. Male pattern baldness starts when the levels of a testosterone by-product called prolactin increases. This stimulates the production of enzym5-alpha reductase which in turn converts testosterone to DHT. The latter is incriminated in the process of thinning of hair which eventually leads to hairloss. DHT shrinks hair follicles which results in receding of the frontal hair line, crown and temple. In women, however, hair thins over the entire scalp.
The many causes of Hair Loss-
Human aging is the biological process that is unavoidable but controllable with healthy diet with complex carbohydrates, green foods, garlic, onion, water and juices that will help to decrease the aging process in some degree. It also helps to reduce the amount of DHT produced in our body, result in postponing hair loss to our scalp.
b) Mineral deficiency
Minerals such as calcium, iron, copper, chromium, iodine, zinc, and magnesium are necessary to maintain healthy hair growth. Mineral deficiency will reduce the chance to regulate the blood circulation that promotes healthy hair growth and thyroid hormones that prevent dry hair and hair loss as well as defects in hair color. Too much iron is toxic to your body. Be sure to talk to your doctor before taking any mineral supplement. Continue reading Why do you loose Hair!
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