The average person’s hair grows at a rate of half-an-inch per month. Some grow faster and some slower but that’s the average. If you find that your hair isn’t growing past a certain length then something is stopping it from growing. If your hair is splitting, for example, you’ll find that it might be getting damaged at the same rate that it’s growing which should be addressed. Once you realize what your hair condition is, you can then begin to address each of the problems you are facing.
Thinning hair is also a problem for many people. Whether it is due to stress or another related issue, the problem eats at the self-esteems of those it affects. Some people are so affected that they are unable to function in their everyday lives. Some try drastic measures such as using surgery and chemically-based products to heal their affliction. And then others simply give up because there seems to be no solution to their ailing problem.
You can grow your hair longer and faster if you are willing to follow a routine that gives your hair what it needs. Here are some tips to help you address your hair problems, and grow long, thick, healthy hair faster with some natural home remedies.
Comb your hair gently
Gently comb your hair to reduce pulling out your hair. Many people find that they are impatient when their hair is knotted-up and will comb it harshly to get out the knots but this only leads to breakage.
Massage your scalp
Massage your scalp to increase blood flow to the follicles. Blood flow is essential to the development of healthy hair. When blood is flowing to your hair follicles they’ll get the nutrients that are carried by your blood. But when follicles are clogged your hair is starved of vital nutrients. Root nutrition is a major factor in healthy hair and you should seek to give your hair roots what they want.
Eat a healthy and nutrients rich diet
Eat foods that are high in vitamins E, A, and B. B vitamins are good vitamins for hair growth. They are usually found in foods such as fresh fruits, eggs, turkey, fish, meat, and milk. Vitamin E, which is an antioxidant, also helps with the circulation of blood in your system. Vitamin A plays a role in healthy hair growth. It is found in leafy green vegetables, broccoli, squash, tomatoes, pumpkin, etc.
Take a multivitamin to get the desired vitamins and essential nutrients your body needs. Your body needs essential building blocks to function and processes can be halted without the right amount and types of nutrients.
Use the right shampoo
Use the right types of shampoos with the right concentration of hair growth vitamins to keep your hair and follicles clean. When your hair follicles are not clean this stops your hair from growing at its natural pace. Good shampoos improve moisture and scalp health, repair and enrich with vitamins and minerals and promote healthy follicle development.
Give up stress
Reduce stressful situations in your life. Stress is a cause of hair not growing at the rate they should as well as falling out prematurely. Hair growth problems are common among people who are stressed.
Stress is one of the factors in those who lose their hair but some issues have to do with unclean follicles and the scalp not getting enough nutrients due to poor circulation of blood. There are a host of factors that lead to hair that’s not growing at the rate it should naturally grow. When you find these issues, it is best to analyze and address them before seeking other remedies such as medical treatments.
These tips will help your hair to grow faster and longer. There are other things that you can do such as getting adequate sleep and using products that improve and add value to your hair. These tips can also help you to regrow your hair to make you look your best.