Have You Checked Your Meds & Vitamins Lately?
Throughout the year I have clients or prospective clients to contact me in a panic when they notice an increase of hair in their brush, comb, sink or on the floor. Perhaps you too can relate to such a moment while getting ready for your day or preparing to retire for the night when you noticed your hair did not look or feel normal anymore. Honestly, there are a variety of reasons for hair loss and shedding, and it CAN be overwhelming; so let’s focus on medication, and vitamin intake for now.
Sadly, we now live in a world where being medicated is normal. Approximately 70% of the United States’ population takes at least one prescribed medicine, that is a whopping 22,873,772 people, WOW! That’s no Fake news. No doubt, most of the time we eat for pleasure-giving less thought to the fact that the foods we eat impact every area of our being including the hair because it’s expecting its daily dose of nutrients, same as the liver, lungs and other major organs and bodily functions. Unfortunately, the hair is low on the priority list; therefore a balanced diet and supplements are essential to make sure the hair gets its fair share.
As a Trichologist, my first consultation action includes an analysis of my client’s hair and scalp to determine any nutrient deficiencies that may be affecting their hair. Some signs of undernourished hair can manifest as rough, dry, brittle, limp, and prone to breakage, all of which contribute to hair loss, again, we may see these signs in our brush, comb, and sink.
Regardless of what I may learn about my client’s hair and scalp condition, I always advise them to consult their Physician about any medication they are taking. It’s also essential that you research any side effects, and pay attention to unusual changes to your body or hair for an authorized medical doctor to advise you accordingly.
Below are some overall good health tips to always practice:
- A healthy diet is essential for overall good health. Choose a menu that fits your lifestyle because you will more likely stick to it.
- Include at least six glasses of water daily with chlorophyll added. Eat fresh fruits, protein, yogurt, whole grains, and vegetables. Color matters when it comes to fruits and vegetables; so include a variety of colors; red, blue, purple, orange, yellow, white/tan, brown and, green.
- How we breathe is essential also. It should be necessary to make deep breathing; in through the nose and out through the mouth. Try noticing a baby breath; all they know is deep breathing since they haven’t been taught the wrong way yet. Their little bellies blow up like a balloon when they breathe in and deflate when they breathe out. Do this five to10 times very slowly, several times a day.
- Moving Lives Matter, Be active; engage in 20 to 30 minutes of physical activity per day. Exercise help energizes the circulation to the hair follicle that promotes healthy hair. You’ll also feel better and look better.
If you are experiencing hair loss of any type, severe or minor, try my Trichology scalp consultation to get to the cause. It’s proven, early detection and prevention are better than correction!
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Trichologist Jackie Creeks