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Examining the Stories of Reversing Grey Hair Naturally

Herbs have been used in the traditional folk medicine of many cultures for thousands of years to treat premature aging conditions such as premature graying hair. Admittedly, traditional medicines have not always been effective in treating grey hair and to this day no herbal or medicinal cure for age-related and genetically-determined grey hair conditions exists. Nonetheless, herbal remedies have experienced a tremendous revival in popularity recently and now account for well over 50% of all hair care products sold. Their attractiveness stems mainly from the general belief that they are free from negative side effects and can stimulate natural healing processes in the body and thus reverse medical conditions naturally.

By far the most popular herbal remedy for reversing grey hair today is Fo-Ti root. It can be found as a principal active ingredient in almost any natural grey hair product. Fo-Ti (polygonum multiflorum), is a climbing plant native to China and now widely grown also in Japan and Taiwan. In traditional Chinese medicine it has been used for thousands of years as a popular youth tonic because of its assumed ability to counteract the body’s aging processes. In China it is well known under the name He shou wu, which stands for “black haired Mr. He”. The legend has it that an old villager, Mr. He, who lived in the 9th century A.D. took Fo-Ti and restored his black hair, youthful appearance and vitality and fathered children at the ripe age of 60. He lived to 130, maintaining his black hair. In addition to influencing the aging processes, Fo-Ti is credited with many other health-giving properties highly valued in traditional Chinese medicine. Among other things, it is also believed to extend hair growth cycles and thus it can be frequently found in many commercial hair loss products. As is so often the case with herbal cures, Fo-Ti has never been clinically studied as a potential grey hair treatment. There is no scientific or recent empirical evidence that it can help reverse greying hair.

PABA (para-aminobenzoic acid) and folic acid are two vitamins from the group of B vitamins credited with the ability to reverse greying hair. Their presence in the body is essential to maintaining one’s original hair colour and it is conceivable that a shortage of any of these two vitamins might lead to hair turning grey. Their extra intake can be beneficial in grey hair conditions caused by vitamin B deficiency but will not restore your original hair colour in conditions caused by hereditary factors or old age. Nevertheless, these two vitamins are used in almost any commercial grey hair remedy you can buy.

There are many other herbal ingredients such as ginkgo biloba, eleuthero root, Asian ginseng, gotu kola, green tea, rosemary, chamomile, horsetail, etc. that you can find in natural grey hair products, having mostly auxiliary functions, such as promoting a healthy scalp environment or providing additional nutrients to your hair follicles. Some other herbs, such as sage, can be used to add colour to your hair, working as a natural hair colorant while also giving your hair more shine, which gives the impression of there being less grey hair. One traditional method of reversing greying hair, which may sound anecdotal, is rubbing your fingernails against each other to help circulation (as nerve endings are located under the finger nails), thereby reducing the amount of grey hair.

It can be concluded that no scientific proof exists that any exercise or herb, vitamin, mineral or nutrient contained in the natural remedies can reverse premature or age-related greying of hair. If you decide to try any commercial herbal remedy for grey hair, keep in mind that besides there being no guarantee of its effectiveness, no daily dosage has been established and side effects might occur, despite the general belief that herbal remedies are safe and free from them.

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The Secret Of Using Garlic for Hair Growth Is Out! It Works More Miracles on Your Hair Than In Food

Many individuals are unaware that garlic is a natural and powerful antibiotic in and of itself. It is particularly effective in combating harmful forms of bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Garlic supplements for hair growth are particularly effective in preventing hair loss, because garlic prevents hair from shedding.

The beneficial compounds that are found in garlic stimulate the flow of blood to one’s scalp, which removes harmful toxins that may accumulate in a person’s hair follicles. It is possible for an individual to purchase an odorless garlic shampoo, or may opt to create their own by adding garlic extract to the shampoo or conditioner that they normally use.

Although garlic prevents hair from shedding, it can also add body and a glossy sheen to a person’s existing hair, which can decrease the amount of hair breakage that a person has. Additionally, persons who suffer from dry hair or itchy scalps can obtain relief with an odorless garlic shampoo. The particular protein that provides hair with strength is keratin. Keratin is often found in abundance with sulfur. Garlic contains approximately four times more sulfur than other sulfur rich vegetables, like onions or broccoli. A study conducted in 2007 by scientists at the University of Medical Sciences in Iran discovered that when garlic was applied topically to the scalp with betamethasone cream, patients who suffered from alopecia encountered the successful growth of new hair.

Garlic supplements for hair growth can also be obtained in the form of garlic oil. The oil may be massaged into the scalp and left overnight in order to stimulate hair growth. Although garlic has numerous beneficial properties, if an individual is taking any sort of regular medication, then he or she should consult with their primary care physician before they start taking garlic supplements. In some instances, garlic can prohibit the body from effectively absorbing certain types of medicines. Most individuals must use an odorless garlic shampoo or other form of garlic supplement for four to six weeks before they begin to notice visible results. Because garlic prevents hair from shedding, a person should begin to enjoy a fuller head of hair within a short amount of time.

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Ethanolamine, Ammonia, or Sodium Carbonate in Hair Color

While salon clients only come into contact with ammonia in hair color about once every few weeks, hair colorists work with it on a daily basis. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry categorizes ammonia as a known toxic and carcinogen. It is a common leading cause of respiratory disorders, cardiovascular disease, and many types of cancer. The average salon professional’s career will only last 8 years because it will be cut short by illnesses related to breathing, depression, obesity, or chronic fatigue syndrome; which all have been closely related to chronic exposure to ammonia.

Ammonia is used in hair color to lift the cuticle of the hair allowing the pigments to penetrate into the hair shaft and oxidizes to create a permanent color effect. All permanent hair dye contains such an alkaline agent to allow the hair color to penetrate the cortex of the hair. However, ammonia is a caustic corrosive that irreversibly damages the cuticle during the hair color process. It also damages the hair’s tyrosine protein that is responsible for regulating the production of melanin, which is the hair’s natural color pigment. Damaging the tyrosine protein makes it impossible for hair to “hold” both its natural and any artificial color, which is why the use of ammonia-based color inevitably leads to color fade. Finally, ammonia corrodes both the sebaceous glands and hair follicles in the scalp leading to brittle, thinning hair.

Although many salon professionals have accepted ammonia as a “necessary evil” in permanent hair dye, there are actually very good alternatives. Two such alternatives alkaline agents are ethanolamine and sodium carbonate. These two alternatives, while substantially more expensive as raw ingredients, are options that are far better suited and safer than ammonia in hair color. While many manufacturers have embarked on full-scale campaigns to raise doubt about the safety of these two ingredients, these efforts have been driven entirely by their preference towards the cheaper ingredients that provide them larger profits rather than their honest concern for health or wellbeing.

It is interesting to note that both ethanolamine and sodium carbonate have been used in demi-permanent hair dye for decades. The purity, or grade, of either ethanolamine or sodium carbonate that is needed to sufficiently lift the cuticle is much higher in permanent hair dye than demi-permanent color, making the cost burden greater. However, the health, performance, and pleasantness (neither ethanolamine and sodium carbonate share the same putrid, noxious, smell of ammonia) compare to ammonia cannot be ignored. The following benefits of ethanolamine and sodium carbonate should be considered when selecting a healthier and better performing alternative to ammonia-based hair color:

Ethanolamine: Ethanolamine is by far the safest alkaline agent available for hair dye today. Ethanolamine is an organic compound that is naturally found in coconut oil and is a primary amine and primary alcohol. While some accuse ethanolamine as a “silent substitute” to ammonia because of its lack of odor, this is simply a misinformed categorization. Ethanolamine actually has the same odor of ammonia. However, some innovative hair care companies have developed advanced hair dye technologies that suspend the ethanolamine molecules in a soy oil base. By doing so, they are able to soften the cuticle and prevent ethanolamine from vaporizing as a gas thus eliminating both the odor and any damage to the cuticle. It is ethanolamine’s primary alcohol characteristic that makes it possible to be suspended in a soy oil base as neither sodium carbonate (a primary salt) or ammonia (a primary base) will dilute with oil.

Ethanolamine has a tendency to gently swell the hair cuticle open rather than causing any corrosion associated with ammonia. It will not destroy the hair’s tyrosine protein, disable the hair’s ability to “hold” either natural or permanent pigment, damage hair follicles or the scalp’s sebaceous glands, or otherwise irritate sensitive scalps. Ethanolamine does not pose any health risk, has a molecular weight large enough to be too large to be absorbed through the scalp’s pores and follicles and into the bloodstream, and (when suspended in an organic oil such as soy) will not vaporize and actually have a deep conditioning effect on the cuticle.

Hair dye grade ethanolamine, of the quality necessary to produce a permanent hair dye effect, is cost prohibitive for most hair color manufacturers. As such, the only permanent hair color lines that use ethanolamine as their primary alkaline agent are advanced professional-only hair color lines.

Sodium Carbonate: more commonly known as “soda ash” or “washing soda” is a strong based commonly used in swimming pools to neutralize the acidic effects of chlorine and also used as a water softener. Sodium Carbonate is a sodium salt, so its use in hair dye has been limited to demi-permanents because its damage to the hair cuticle is almost as bad as ammonia. Although sodium carbonate is a much healthier choice than ammonia has enabled several demi-permanent colors to be manufactured and mass-marketed to younger populations. However, because sodium carbonate does not improve the overall performance of hair dye, and the concentrations necessary to lift the cuticle enough to produce a permanent hair color effect, sodium carbonate has not been adopted in any professional grade permanent hair dye today.

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Steroid Treatments For Your Hair Loss Problems

Hair loss is a problem that affects both men and women. The causes are varied but the number one reason is genetics. Hair loss, especially male pattern baldness is attributed to hereditary factors. Stress is also a great inducer of hair loss and so is malnutrition.

Medications containing amphetamines and lithium (used to treat bipolar disorder) can also be responsible for hair loss. Constant hairstyling and chemical treatment of your hair can result to brittle hair and eventual hair loss.

Other reasons are diseases such as trichotillomania, which is a psychological disorder compelling the person to nervously pull out his hair. Tinea capititis is a fungal infection that often results to scaling in the scalp and breakage of the hairs even before they grow out of the hair follicle.

Alopecia areata is another reason for hair loss, this is evident by the immediate loss of hair in patches in the scalp as well as the body and it can have a debilitating effect on your scalp. Although the hair follicles are not affected, it can take persons afflicted with this months or years before hair starts to grow.

Doctors recommend a lot of treatments for these diseases and one of the most effective is the use of steroids being injected directly to the scalp. However, they should only be in minimal dosages because there are known harmful side effects from going over the prescribed dose.

More importantly, this treatment is resorted only in cases of severe hair loss, such as in persons who suffer from alopecia areata, or for those who have lost approximately fifty percent of their hair.

Steroid injections are painful and since they can only be injected in small doses, they are required to be injected every four to six weeks. Oral steroids may also be taken, however they may offer a more prominent manifestation of side effects.

Topical steroids which can be massage into the scalp are also available. Steroid injections are also combined with other drugs such as minoxidil and anthralin to help speed up the hair growth process. Some of the side effects would include nausea, vomiting, headaches and scalp irritation.

If you are planning to use steroids to help treat hair loss, please consult your physician first if you qualify for such treatment. The injections would require a physician for administration and should not be experimented or done at home. Steroids are your last resort but you have to be well nourished as well and follow strict personal hygiene for you to have that thick and full hair again.

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Facts and Myths About Losing Your Hair

Having a good looking head of hair is a key component of our overall “package” along with clear skin, a bright smile and a stylish ensemble. This is the paradigm of our appearance-conscious society. When we start to lose it, however, we begin to feel our overall appearance has been compromised.

If you are starting to go bald, know it may be genetic and can come from either side of your family. If the hair-loss gene is apparent through the glowing dome of a relative or family member, chances are it may reside in you as well.

My brother spent much of his adult life under a welding helmet and he’s much more follicly challenged than our father. However, wearing a hat does not cause hair loss. Unless what you wear on your head is so tight that it restricts blood flow, thereby cutting off circulation to your hair follicles, that is not your cause for losing it.

  1. Any hair care products you use will not cause your hair to fall out so you can gel, mousse and hairspray your heart out…all to the complete delight of hair product retailers.
  2. Don’t try standing on your head to promote blood flow to the hair follicle, it won’t work and it may give you a headache. (Some people actually do this?)
  3. Cutting your hair does not make it grow back thicker. This is a misconception. When you cut your hair, you blunt the end which gives it the appearance of being not only darker, but thicker. When hair grows out naturally, the ends are tapered and appear finer and lighter. This holds true for hair anywhere on your body.
  4. If you notice your hair falling out when you blow dry it, this can be caused by heat of the hair dryer. A blow dryer not only plumps up your hair shaft but it can dry it out as well as burn it and cause it to break. In this instance, hair grows back and hair loss is not permanent.
  5. Brushing your hair can cause breakage and damage. It’s better to use a comb. Brushing may also lead you on a path to patterned baldness and split ends.
  6. Daily or excessive washing of your hair does not cause hair loss or the products you use when you wash it. It is recommended that you wash your hair 3 times a week but washing it more will not cause hair loss.
  7. Hair coloring products with chemicals will damage your hair, if not used properly, but it won’t be the cause of you losing your hair.
  8. Stress can cause hair loss if you’ve experienced, let say a surgery or some other traumatic event to your system. Stress can stop your hair follicles from growing temporarily. Eliminating the instigator of your stress will kick your hair growth back into gear.
  9. A hormonal imbalance can cause temporary hair loss, as is common with women after pregnancy. If it happens to you, the important thing to remember is that the hair will grow back.
  10. Hormones themselves are not related to losing your hair but be warned if you are a bodybuilder and taking anabolic steroids. The chemical component in the steroids will accelerate hair loss with any recovery of lost follicles taking years!

It looks like genetics is the leader when it comes to hair loss. What to do when losing your hair?… Embrace it. Shave it, fill it, weave it, get a hairpiece or leave it alone. Whatever you choose to do make it work for you and forget everybody else. Your hair is not who you are!

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Biotin and Hair Loss – The Wonder Vitamin For Your Hair?

Biotin is primarily a component of vitamin B; individuals who go through treatment with medications such as Minoxidil and other hair loss medications (Propecia) typically need added supplementation with biotin for optimal results. This next brings us to the question of what exactly is biotin and its role in hair loss or propagation.

Biotin and Hair Loss — What You Need To Know

Biotin is primarily, what makes up your hair and nails; this vitamin is not manufactured within the human body; instead it is received through the consumption of foods such as green peas, egg yoke, nuts (particularly, walnuts), soybeans, boats, brown rice etc..

A little known fact is that biotin and proteins bind very easily. When this occurs, it fails to reach the destination of hair and therefore hair loss will increase. Accordingly, it would be best to avoid all different kinds of protein powders and raw eggs.

The good news is that you can deliver biotin to your hair in various other ways other than through ingestion and/or injections. You could use shampoos that have biotin within them with and you would get virtually the same end results as you would have had if you would have attempted to take biotin orally. This is how a person can prove the connection that is between biotin and hair loss.

There are instances where regardless of all the possible recommendations as well as treatments, biotin does not appear to get absorbed well through the blood. When very studies have been taken, they have highlighted a problem between biotin and hair loss; it was discovered that some individuals were unable to absorb any amount of biotin at all. On additional investigation of biotin and hair loss, it was found very clearly that individuals who have typed A blood are unable to absorb this type of vitamin.

The solution is that for those who have type A blood should not intake extra dosages of biotin. The optimal intake for these kinds of people would be five to eight grams per day. Fortunately there are little to no side effects, within the recommended limits of ingestion. The biotin and hair loss equation can also be interrupted when a person uses medicines for heartburn and/or acid reflux.

In addition to the above, there is nothing that would likely prevent biotin from working efficiently to restore hair growth for individuals who happen to suffer from hair loss. Individuals who need this type of vitamin can have it both in the form of pills (vitamin supplements), and through vegetables and fruits which are very rich in vitamin B. The biotin and hair loss connection has been distinguished well enough to be used as a natural remedy.

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How to Stop Your Hair Loss – The iGrow Laser Hair Rejuvenation System Review

The iGrow laser hair rejuvenation system is the first hands-free, laser hair rejuvenation system for home-use produced by Apira Science, Inc., which based in Newport Beach, California. Apira Science is an established leader and pioneer in low level laser therapy for hair loss and thinning hair. Its Revage670™ system is highly successful. The Revage670™ is a laser system used by dermatologists to address hair loss and thinning. It has been used by more than 500 doctors in over 25 countries around the world to effectively rejuvenate shedding and thinning hair.

According to their company official website, the new iGrow laser hair rejuvenation system incorporates the same scientifically proven low level laser technology that is found in the Revage670. And the same technology that relied upon in so many doctors’ offices and clinical settings is available now to home consumer!

Low level laser technology is an amazing, proven technology that can rejuvenate and revitalize thinning hair without any painful or embarrassing side effects. Hundreds of clinical studies have shown the effectiveness of low level laser therapy on hair loss treatment.

How does iGrow work?

1) Powerful as well as effective. The iGrow has 51 powerful light sources to provide full scalp coverage which includes 21 laser diodes and 30 LED lights. Combination laser and LED light therapy offers the optimum wavelength and frequency to treat hair loss. The output from iGrow is equivalent to most in-office clinical hair lasers, and as powerful as clinical solutions. Compare that to most hand-held laser comb or brush, they only have 9-15 laser lights, and use either low level laser or LED light.

2) Easy and convenience to use, no tiresome manual movement required as operating a handheld laser device. You just simply put it on your head and relax. Two or three times per week for about 20 minutes are enough. With hands-free operation, you can do other things while receiving treatment, such as reading, watching TV, or even listening to music, because the iGrow has built-in headphones that make it compatible with an iPod or MP3 player.

3) Programmed for men and women. The iGrow has a remote controller with five pre-set modes; three modes for men and two modes for women. Each mode is designed for different hair patterns with specific treatment.

4) The iGrow uses only low level laser and LED light to operate. This “cool laser” technology is safe to use, because it produces no heat, will not burn or injure the skin.

5) No more monthly bills for topical, shampoos, or doctor visits. Just one-time purchase and all you have to do is using iGrow as directed to maintain strong, healthy hair for a life time.

iGrow Users Reviews

1. Results from using iGrow are rapid and substantial. Generally, using iGrow as directed, most user report that within 12 weeks, they experience the cessation of excess hair loss, and their hair become thicker, fuller, and healthier within 24 weeks.

2. For best results, follow the recommended treatment schedule. Use the iGrow® 3 times a week on non-consecutive days. Each therapy session approximately take 20 minutes. It is essential to understand that consistent use provides optimum results.

3. During the first few treatments, some users (less than 2%) may experience a transient headache; it is because the iGrow treatment does increased blood flow in the scalp to promote the repair of damaged cells and weakened hair follicles.

4. Please note that Low level light therapy only works for people with existing hair follicles. It works best for people in the early stages of hair loss or thinning, but not for people suffers severe hair loss due to disease or medical causes.

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Give Your Hair Incredible Shine With Brilliantine, A Product Whose Time Has Returned

Imagine that Sleeping Beauty dozed off a hundred years ago and woke up today. Her world would be drastically different. But at least one thing would have remained the same: she would be able to find brilliantine. In the early 1900s, this oil-based finishing product for hair was commonplace in barbershops and homes. Then gradually, with changing times, brilliantine vanished from shop and household shelves. Fast forward a century, and brilliantine is once again recognized as a product that can add shine and subtle definition to hair.

A hundred years ago, oil and fragrance were the main ingredients in brilliantine. They were easily mixed together at home or in a barbershop. Castor and olive oil were often selected to bring out a sheen in the hair, and essential oil provided the fragrance. But other ingredients used in brilliantine were not as acceptable by today’s standards. Vaseline, lard, suet, and mineral oil were sometimes added. Whatever recipe was used, brilliantine was regarded as the best product for softening and enhancing beards and mustaches. It was also popular among men and women for adding shine and suppleness to their hair.

Nowadays, brilliantine formulas are diverse and complex, but they are all meant to give the hair shine and some amount of definition. Bumble & Bumble’s creamy brilliantine is designed to add a beautiful sheen as well as subtle definition. Garnier Fructis takes a high-gloss, strong-hold approach with its brilliantine. Joico makes a waxy brilliantine for separation and high shine. These companies generally combine synthetic and natural ingredients.

If you’re curious about how a brilliantine would work in your hair, you can give one of these salon or retail products a try. Or, you can make an all-natural brilliantine yourself. Here’s an easy recipe adapted from an old formula.

You’ll need 4 teaspoons of castor oil, 1 teaspoon of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of glycerine, and 2 drops of your choice of essential oil. Mix the ingredients together (and always shake before using). Put a dime-sized amount in your palm, rub your hands together, and gently spread the brilliantine through your dry or damp hair. If you have long hair, distribute more product at the ends. If more shine is needed, repeat applications with dime-sized amounts because using too much brilliantine can give a greasy rather than a glossy appearance. When you’ve finished applying the brilliantine, continue styling as desired.

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How to Use Bhringraj to Promote Hair Growth

The Bhringraj plant is well known for its hair growth properties, but it’s easy to become confused by the numerous names that it is also known by. If you are looking for natural products that contain extract of the Bhringraj plant, then look out for the following names, as they all refer to the same plant.

  • bhangra, bhringaraj or bhringraja
  • Eclipta alba
  • Eclipta prostrata
  • False Daisy
  • kehraj
  • karisalankanni
  • yerba de tago
  • maca

The Bhringraj plant by any of these names is a member of the large Asteraceae family of plants. It can be found growing in the wild in most countries, where it can be seen growing in damp soil, usually at the side of rivers or plantations. It is recognisable for it’s small white flower, and for growing to a height of up to 200mm. The leaves are green but have an unusual red tint around the edges and also on the branches of the plant.

When grown commercially, seeds are planted in a fertilizer rich soil and can be harvested after around 12-13 weeks. Subsequently the Bhringraj plant can be re-harvested around every 8 weeks. Its reputation as a treatment for hair loss originates from India. Indian Ayurvedic medicine attributes many beneficial properties to the Bhringraj plant and its leaves; however it is its effective use as a hair loss remedy that is making it popular more recently in Western culture.

There is a growing selection of hair loss products becoming available that rely on the hair growth properties of the Bhringraj herb. There are many ways of preparing the Bhringraj plant for application or ingestion, but either Bhringraj powder or Bhringraj oil is favoured for hair loss treatment. One method of applying to hair is to boil the leaf juice of the Bhringraj plant and mix with some coconut oil before applying to the hair. This not only adds body to the hair and natural nutrients to the scalp, but also adds a nice black sheen to the hair. The powder too can be used in place of the leaf juice.

Alternatively, sesame oil mixed with Bhringraj powder can also be applied to the scalp and hair, conditioning the hair and leaving it beautiful, dark and lustrous. It is this effect of darkening the hair that makes Bhringraj treatments of particular interest to adults who find their hair starting to grey. By using Bhringraj oil adults can make their hair darker and more beautiful, but also benefit from the Bhringraj plant’s hair growth properties. Users of Bhringraj oil usually find that their hair is easier is thicker and healthier.

Unlike some other hair loss treatments, Bhringraj is a herbal product and as such is a truly natural way to grow hair, prevent hair loss and keep your hair looking beautiful without using harmful chemicals. This absence of artificial ingredients in Bhringraj products makes it the preferred choice for many consumers looking to find the best product for hair loss. Some people have even reported that their hair regrowth has continued after they have stopped using Bhringraj oil.

Bhringraj is sold in both powder and oil form. There are also herbal supplements available for people not so keen on making tea out of the Bhringraj powder. The oil and powder are excellent treatments for hair loss and thinning hair and can continue to be used to keep the hair strong and healthy. The oil can be used as a pre shampoo treatment or massaged into the scalp the night before washing the hair. The powder can be added to conditioners and deep hair conditioning treatments.

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Hair Loss No More Book Review

Hair Loss No More author Jonathon E. Phillips is a leading hair loss analyst who has helped many people including celebrities and sports personalities to combat hair loss.

His extensive experience has enabled him to put together a 168 page ebook which provides a solid education in the way hair grows, why it stops growing, and a whole body approach to minimizing the effects of hair loss and promoting new hair growth.

Hair loss is suffered by millions of men and women the world over, hence, the insatiable appetite for trying anything that claims to stop hair loss and get hair to regrow. Therein lies the danger. This desperate mindset can lead many an unsuspecting consumer into parting with their money for very dubious hair loss remedies.

In Hair Loss No More the author approaches the subject of hair loss in 3 parts.

Part 1 provides an in-depth background of the hair growth mechanism and the main causes of hair loss in men and women.

An interesting section on hair shampoo gives a warning against alkaline based shampoos which can give the appearance of more body and volume but which actually are only of cosmetic value and in some cases they can even damage the hair.

Part 2 is the main section of the book introducing what the author terms a revolutionary Step-By-Step Hair Power Regimen.

Mr. Phillips firmly believes in controlling hair loss from within rather than hoping a magic potion or even a prescription drug will solve the problem. His reasoning makes much sense.

Proper attention to diet, nutrition, regular exercise, and proper breathing are all involved in making sure the scalp gets what it needs to supply the hair follicles responsible for hair growth.

Part 3 goes into detail on modern hair replacement techniques and procedures. If you have any questions about hair transplantation you will no doubt find the answers here.

Finally an Appendix section provides additional resources for keeping the body in a healthy condition with emphasis on coping with stress and learning how to relax.

I personally found the second section on the Hair Power Regimen very helpful. I practice the exercise program outlined in this book and it certainly does much for blood circulation and a general feeling of well-being.

As hair follicles rely on a healthy blood supply delivering the nutrients they need, it is crucial we do everything possible to make sure our diet supports healthy blood and we avoid a sedentary lifestyle and smoking which can have such an adverse impact on our circulatory system.

Background on Rogaine

One very interesting section in this book gives a detailed background to the launch of Rogaine, the hair growth medication approved by the FDA back in 1988. The sales of this drug have been nothing short of phenomenal making billions of dollars for the companies involved.

Not so well known is the fact that comments were made both by the pharmaceutical company representatives and doctors on the advisory board which appeared before the FDA to the effect that this was not a breakthrough medical discovery and the results vary greatly.

However, due to the public’s desperation for a remedy and the media spotlight on this product, sales continue to go through the roof. Mr. Phillips provides documentation to substantiate his observations. Certainly the product helps many with hair loss but be careful in how the results are interpreted and analyze closely the limitations.

In Conclusion

If you or a loved one are anxious about hair loss then this inexpensive downloadable ebook is certainly a worthy read.

It provides common sense, practical steps anyone can take to control hair loss and promote healthy hair growth without having to dip deep into the pocket. A welcome change indeed when it comes to the hair loss industry!

Title: Hair Loss No More

Author: Jonathon E. Phillips

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