Until recently, your hair has been one of your best features. Everywhere you went, people would compliment its beauty. Whether you wore it long, short, curly or straight, you have used your hair to make various fashion statements, dress up, dress down and exude a mood. When your hair recently started to become noticeably thinner, you started feeling less confident about your appearance. Fortunately, there are several ways you can try to make it look thick again.
Reduce the stress in your life. According to a 2008 article by the Mayo Clinic, stress can cause hair to fall out and become thin. Take a look at your daily life. See where you can reduce stressors so that you have more time to relax.
Eat nutritionally. Drink plenty of water on a daily basis. Depleting your body of important nutrients will cause your hair to fall out. A balanced diet should be filled with whole grains, proteins and complex carbohydrates. Refined sugars and simple carbs should be used sparingly.
Take a daily multivitamin. Vitamin deficiency can be an underlying cause of hair loss. Taking your multivitamin each morning can help the hair to grow back and become thicker.
Have a physical to determine whether you are anemic or have hypothyroidism. Each of these conditions can cause hair to thin. In addition, certain medications can cause hair loss. Address any medical issues that cause hair loss and request that your physician switch you to medications that will not make your hair fall out. These measures will make your hair thicker and fuller.
Get placed on hormone replacement therapy by your doctor. Many women notice significant hair loss during peri-menopause and menopause. Addressing this issue through the use if natural or herbal hormone replacement can make your hair return to its previous thick state.
- Hormone replacement therapy carries significant health risks. Discuss these risks with your doctor.
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