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Some osteopathic physicians believe that excessive consumption of refined grain products & sugar may worsen hair loss. Some studies found that men and women with premature pattern baldness may have an increased risk of insulin resistance problems.
This suggests that there may be a link between hair loss and the risk of developing insulin resistance. Although it’s not clear yet, some experts theorize that diet low in grains & sugar may help slow down the progress of pattern baldness – even it could be more effective than using Rogaine /minoxidil [reference].
In addition, avoid low-protein diet since protein is essential nutrient for your hair growth!
There are some scalp massage techniques that can help improve the flow of blood to the hair follicles. These include scalp massage with essential oils of lavender, rosemary, cedar-wood, and thyme – according to the UMMC (the University of Maryland Medical Center)!
The blood that flows to the hair follicles is very crucial for your hair growth. It is important to make sure that the hair follicles get adequate essential nutrients. When it is affected or doesn’t work properly, the supply of nutrients to your hair is also affected, making hair loss more likely!
Uncontrolled stress may worsen hair loss problem. Find in-depth information about the link between stress and hair loss see here!
Stress is manageable, there are plenty of way to deal with. If necessary, try some relaxation therapies such as massage, yoga, etc!
There is still no supplement with conclusive evidence to effectively treat receding hairline. In general, supplement is only recommended when you are not well nourished (at deficiency).
However, there are a few studies found that some supplements may work for pattern baldness. One of them is probably saw palmetto. It may work for reducing DHT – though this effectiveness is still debatable.
*For more guidance about your best treatment options for receding hairline, see your dermatologist!