Loss of hair at a very tender age has become a common disorder these
days. It causes a great deal of concern to persons affected by loss of
What are the causes of hair falling out?
The most important cause of loss of hair
is inadequate nutrition. Even a partial lack of almost any nutrient may
cause hair to fall. Persons lacking vitamin B6108e their hair and those
deficient in folic acid often become completely bald. But the hair
grows normally after the liberal intake of these vitamins.
Another important cause of falling of hair is stress such as
worry, anxiety and sudden shock. Stress leads to a severe tension in
the skin of the scalp. This adversely affects the supply of essential
nutrition required for the healthy growth of the hair.Lack of sleep, general debility,
caused by severe or long standing illnesses like , syphilis, chronic cold, and , also gives rise to this disorder. It makes the roots of the hair weak, resulting in the falling of hair.
Unclean condition of the scalp can also cause less of hair. It weakens
the hair roots by blocking the pores with the collected dirt. Heredity
is another predisposing factor which may cause hair to fall
Home remedies for the treatment of falling hair
Several home remedies have been found useful in the prevention and treatment of the loss of hair are.
- Amla oil, prepared by boiling dry pieces of amla in coconut
oil, is considered a valuable hair tonic for enriching hair growth. A
mixture of equal quantity of fresh amla juice and lime juice used as a
shampoo stimulates hair growth and prevents hair loss.