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Extensive Hair Loss? Massage To Stimulate Its Growth Can Help Solve The Problem

Date February 15, 2019 17:31

The problem of hair loss is quite common, and there can be numerous reasons for it: from stress to various diseases. Today we want to talk about an exciting way to stimulate its growth. But first, why does your hair fall out?

Causes of hair loss

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  1. Stressful events.
  2. Weakened immune system.
  3. Lack of iron in the body.
  4. Side effects of certain medications.
  5. Various diseases (thyroid disease, polycystic ovary syndrome).
  6. Lack of protein.
  7. Frequent use of curling or ironing tools that dry out and damage hair.
  8. Recent pregnancy.

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Massage to stimulate hair growth

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This scalp massage is beneficial in increasing blood flow to the scalp and hair follicles. A study conducted in 2016 showed that only 4 minutes of massage per day increases the activity of genes that are responsible for hair growth and reduces the activity of those that contribute to hair loss. Participants in the experiment also noted that their hair became even thicker!

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The best time for this massage is when you wash your hair or before you apply shampoo. You need to do it with two hands to cover a large area.

How to do the massage?

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Start the massage with gentle movements using your fingertips. This will begin stimulating blood flow. Start at the edges of the hairline and move to the top. Gradually increase the pressure, warm up the skin, increasing blood flow to the scalp.

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If your hair is rapidly falling out, you should immediately consult a doctor, as this may be a sign of another cause, perhaps even a severe disease. Don’t neglect your health!

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This article is solely for informational purposes. Before using any of the information provided above, consult a certified specialist. Use of the information outlined above can be harmful to health. The editorial board does not guarantee any results and does not bear any responsibility for harm or other consequences that may result from the use of the information provided above.