Thinning Hair: Causes, Treatment

Thinning Hair: Causes, Treatment
Published on, 07 June, 2024. Answered by Dr. Anna Chacon and Verified by Dr.Galen Team
Patient Question

Hello Doctor,


I'm experiencing excessive hair loss, and my hair is becoming thinner every day. What should I do?


Answered by Dr. Anna Chacon


Thank you for reaching out to Dr. Galen. Please find the below response to your query.


Balanced Diet:

1. Ensure adequate intake of protein, iron, and essential vitamins and minerals.

2. Consume foods rich in vitamins A, B, C, D, iron, selenium, and zinc to promote hair growth.

Reduce Heat and Chemical Exposure:

1. Limit the use of harsh chemical treatments.

2. Minimize the use of heated styling tools to prevent damage and breakage.

Hair Hygiene:

1. Use gentle shampoos and conditioners.

2. Avoid rough towel-drying to prevent hair damage.

Stress Management:

1. Practice stress-relieving techniques such as yoga, meditation, or relaxation exercises.

2. High stress levels can contribute to hair loss.

Regular Exercise:

1. Engage in regular physical activity to promote healthy circulation, which benefits hair follicles.




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