How to prevent hair fall after 40

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  • Nourish your follicles
    A proper nutritional diet and a well-functioning endocrine system are vital for proper follicle development. One example is eggs, they are a great source of clean protein and essential B vitamins. Also iron and zinc are important for a healthy scalp, so consider taking these supplements.
  • Take care of your scalp
    Frequent shampooing can damage the follicles, weakening and breaking the hair. Wet hair should never be brushed or tugged. It is also recommended not to overexpose the scalp to sunlight as this will dry it out even more.
  • Get more sleep
    Lack of sleep can trigger or accelerate hair loss. Sleep repairs the entire body and is essential for regenerating the immune system, restoring hormonal balance, stimulating histamine, and controlling stress.
  • Reduce stress
    The more stress you suffer, the weaker your health will be, including the health of your scalp.
  • Consult a doctor
    Ask your doctor if the medications or supplements you are taking could cause hair loss.
  • Heat protection
    Protect your hair from sunlight and other sources of ultraviolet light.
  • Quit smoking
    Smoking is bad for your hair, there is a proven link between smoking and baldness among men.
  • Finasteride medication: This is a steroid derivative and is a competitive inhibitor of the enzyme 5 alpha-reductase type II, which is the one that transforms testosterone into dihydrotestosterone. Therefore, it significantly reduces DHT levels in the blood, protecting the life of the follicles.
  • Minoxidil medication: It is used as an oily mixture massaged on the scalp and is successful in slowing hair loss because it prevents the entry of calcium into the follicle since calcification of the follicle leads to its death.
  • Hair transplant: It is a surgical solution where live and healthy follicles are extracted from the head and transplanted into the scalp one by one.
  • Taking biotin supplements: Biotin supplements are proven to be ineffective, although they do make the hair thicker and promote the follicles to make more strands, they do not save the follicles that are going to die.
  • Hair shaving: It will make the hair thicker at first, but it will not save the follicle.
  • Washing hair less frequently: Surely you will stop suffering from allergies and dandruff due to the excessive dermal dryness caused by shampoos, but the sebum in the scalp does not help the follicle at all.

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