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Combat Hair Loss Naturally

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Combat Hair Loss Naturally

Looking in the mirror had become a difficult experience for Janet. It seemed like every day her forehead receded further and her already thinning hair became thinner. Feeling like everyone might be criticizing her appearance she became embarrassed to go out and worried what might be causing her hair loss. Her husband Thomas had many of the same concerns. Only 42, he had noticeable baldness.

Janet and Thomas are not alone in their experiences. By age 40, two-thirds of Caucasian men are noticeably bald. While many people wrongly assume hair loss is a men’s disease, one in four women experiences some degree of unnatural hair loss in her lifetime. But being in good company may not ease your mind about the causes of hair loss and what you can do to slow it down or halt it.

Hair loss of about 50 to 100 strands daily is normal. There can be many factors linked to accelerated hair loss, including: medications and chemotherapy, genetics, fad diets, chronic stress, hormonal imbalances, nutritional deficiencies, and poor scalp circulation.

Addressing Lifestyle-Related Hair Loss
Before panicking about your hair loss, talk to your pharmacist about the side-effects of any pharmaceutical drugs you may be taking. Many medications are linked with hair loss. If your hair loss started after a low calorie or low fat diet, you may wish to rethink your dieting strategy. Weight loss programs should not result in hair loss; instead, choose a healthier, nutritionally-sound approach. Chronic stress or serious illness can be linked to hair loss. Make a serious effort to reduce stress in your life and incorporate stress-reduction techniques, such as yoga, deep breathing, or meditation, into your daily routine.

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Michelle Schoffro Cook

Michelle Schoffro Cook, MSc, RNCP, ROHP, DNM, PhD is an international best-selling and 17-time book author and board-certified doctor of natural medicine, whose works include: 60 Seconds to Slim, Weekend Wonder Detox, Healing Recipes, The Vitality Diet, Allergy-Proof, Arthritis-Proof, Total Body Detox, The Life Force Diet, The Ultimate pH Solution, The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan, and her new book The Probiotic Promise. Subscribe to her free e-magazine World's Healthiest News at to receive monthly health news, tips, recipes and more. Follow her on Twitter @mschoffrocook and Facebook.


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2:09AM PST on Dec 15, 2014

Every day I visit a number of blog sites to see content, however this offers quality based content.

3:23PM PST on Nov 30, 2014

When I met my husband 25 years ago, he had thick dark hair. Now that he is 63, his hair has thinned out immensely. I wish I could give him some of my hair, since I have to pay to thin mine out.

12:34PM PST on Dec 26, 2013


2:33AM PDT on Jun 15, 2013

Thanks for sharing with us..These days as monsoon is On..Hair loss is often seen and normally no natural remedies work...I think hair loss treatment is best one to prevent hair loss and bring back your hairs.

12:28AM PDT on Apr 19, 2013

Natural treatments can really help to combat hair loss. When i experienced hair loss, i have used Natural hair regrowth supplements from and it totally grew back my hair. Anyways,Thanks for sharing this useful information.

11:51AM PST on Feb 1, 2013

I agree about using natural products. I had a big problem with shedding, plus I have naturally thin hair. I wasn't sure what to do and had tried a few shampoos. I was concerned about having a gentle shampoo too. I have been using regenepure nurishing treatment ( for about 8 months now. It gives a good clean and has helped with my shedding. I would recommend to anyone who has sensitive scalp, but needs help with hairloss.

7:23PM PDT on Sep 14, 2012

The Shielo Volume Shampoo was recommended to my boyfriend by his hair stylist because his hair was falling out. He liked the product and so I thought I would try some as I have long, fine hair that is falling out by the handfuls. They had a Shielo Volume Conditioner also, so I was happy about that.

My boyfriend uses all three Shielo Volume products - the shampoo, conditioner and the Style Creme. It has helped make my hair fuller and it doesn't seem as if I am losing as much hair. The only drawback is the price but if it helps it is worth it. Also, you only need a small amount so it should last a while. Its better than buying cheaper products, cause this last longer.

5:14PM PDT on Jun 4, 2012


8:29AM PDT on Nov 1, 2011

I'm 69 and my hair has not turned gray and it's thick enough to be a problem. Have to keep it thinned. lol

I am grateful for my health.

Think I'll keep it.

Thank you.

7:19AM PDT on Oct 12, 2011

more on the best products please

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