Haircare Tips During Menopause
As women age, we start to notice changes in our bodies. What's more, as we approach menopause, the thinning or loss of hair is common. This is caused by a decrease in estrogen and progesterone and increased testosterone production. These hormonal changes lead to hair thinning and breaking, and hair loss. But, all is not lost! Here are some haircare during menopause tips.
Eat Plenty of Nutritious Foods
A balanced diet that is full of vitamins and minerals and low in saturated fat is essential for overall health.
Always consult your doctor before beginning a vitamin regimen. Ask what sort of supplements in addition to a once-daily multivitamin might be best for you!
Practice Stress Reduction
We are all busy, and this may seem easier said than done. But remember you are worth it! Yoga, meditation, and relaxing breathing methods can effectively ease menopausal symptoms. Furthermore, stress reduction may even help you get a restful night's sleep. Overall, reducing stress promotes blood circulation and therefore improves hair growth.
Exercise is known to have so many benefits in reducing menopausal symptoms. It helps stabilize mood swings, helps you sleep, and prevents bone density loss. All of which in turn helps contribute to hormonal balance and promote healthy hair growth.
Hydration is imperative for healthy skin and hair. When you are hydrated your blood circulation is improved thus keeping your hair follicle nourished. It’s recommended that you consume 8-10 glasses of water a day.
Going Natural is Always the Best
Taking frequent styling breaks prevents your hair from drying, breaking, and falling out. Skip the heat styling tools and let your hair dry naturally when you can. Only wash your hair 3-4 times a week, and when you do wash, try to have at least one or 2 styling product-free days. Make sure you are using all-natural sulfite and paraben-free products.
Nurture Your Hair
Use a gentle, moisturizing shampoo and conditioner. Apply a hair mask weekly.
Wear Hair Protection
Consider wearing a swimming cap while swimming, or rinse your hair with fresh water as soon as you can. Wear a hat when outside in harsh summer and winter weather to keep your scalp healthy. This promotes healthy hair growth.
Speak to Your Doctor About Your Meds
Some medications can cause hair loss. When you are prescribed medicine, talk with your doctor about possible side effects. There may be alternative medications that won't cause unwanted effects.
Consider Alternative Treatments
Scalp massage treatments, such as scalp dermabrasion, help stimulate hair follicles and regenerate hair growth.
Want to learn more about all-natural hair products that could encourage healthier, nourished hair? Are you looking for scalp treatments that encourage blood flow and improve hair growth? Proper hair care during menopause can reduce hair thinning, damage and breakage. Contact Style and Tranquility Studio today.