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Some osteopathic physicians believe that excessive consumption of refined grain products & sugar can 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. Though it’s not clear yet, some experts theorize that diet low in grains & sugar may help slow the pattern baldness – even it may be more effective than using Rogaine (minoxidil).
In addition, low-protein diet also should be avoided because 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 can 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 will be affected!
In other words, if the blood flow to your hair follicles runs optimally, this can help improve the chance of improving the hair growth.
Some researches confirmed that uncontrolled stress (particularly in chronic case) can worsen hair loss problem. Find in-depth information the link between stress and hair loss see here!
In fact, there is still no any kind of supplement that has been proved can work effectively in treating receding hairline. In general, taking 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 these supplements is saw palmetto. It may work for reducing DHT – though this effectiveness is still debatable.