What Helps Hair Loss

Hair loss also known as Alopecia affects the scalp and/or entire body. Excessive hair loss on the scalp also known as Baldness is a common age-related hereditary condition.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Hair Loss

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Vitamin A

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble retinoid supporting cell growth, playing an important role in vision, reproduction and immunity. Both a deficiency and excess of Vitamin A can pose health risks. To ensure balance, it is advised to consume Vitamin A-rich foods including meat (beef, liver), fish (herring), vegetables (sweet potatoes, carrots, spinach, peppers), fruits (cantaloupe, mango, papaya, apricot) and dairy (milk, eggs). 


Effectiveness
25%


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Vitamin B Complex

Vitamin B Complex contains all eight, water-soluble B vitamins that play a key role in cellular metabolism. Including Vitamins B1, Thiamin;  B2, Riboflavin; B3, Niacin; B5, Pantothenic Acid; B6, Pyridoxine; B7, Biotin; B9, Folic Acid; and B12, Cobalamin the supplement may contain 100% of the recommended daily allowance of every vitamin, however brands vary. Pregnant women, vegetarians, vegans and the elderly may benefit from supplementation.


Effectiveness
50%


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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin found in foods including fish (salmon, trout, sardines) and mushrooms (morel, chanterelle, oyster, shiitake), but more substantially from sun exposure, as the sun’s ultraviolet rays trigger synthesis. 


Effectiveness
50%


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Vitamin E

Vitamin E encompasses a group of naturally-occurring fat-soluble compounds, including alpha-tocopherol used by the human body. It is a strong antioxidant, protecting cells from the damaging effects of free radicals. Vitamin E is found in plant-based foods including oils (wheat germ, sunflower, safflower, soybean), nuts & seeds (sunflower, almonds, peanuts), vegetables (beet greens, collards, spinach, pumpkin, asparagus) and fruit (mango, avocado).


Effectiveness
25%


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Zinc

Zinc is an essential mineral obtained through diet. It is naturally present in foods including meat (beef, lamb, pork), shellfish (oysters, crab, lobster), legumes (chickpeas, lentils), seeds (hemp, pumpkin, sesame), nuts (pinenuts, peanuts, cashews), and vegetables (potatoes, green beans, kale). Zinc plays a key role in cellular metabolism, immune function, growth & development support and proper sensory function, including taste and smell.


Effectiveness
25%


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Vitamin B7 (Biotin)

Vitamin B7, also known as Biotin, is one of the eight, water-soluble B vitamins that play a key role in cellular metabolism. Naturally present in animal foods including meat (beef, liver, pork), eggs (yolk), fish (salmon), legumes (peanuts, soybeans), nuts & seeds (almonds, sunflower), vegetables (sweet potatoes, mushrooms) and fruits (avocados, bananas).  Vitamin B7 plays a key role in breaking down fats, carbohydrates and proteins in food and promotes brain, eye, hair, nail and skin health.


Effectiveness
75%


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