Food that promotes healthy long hair growth:
Protein food such as lentils, beans, legumes
Iron from greens or Iron fortified food
Beta Carotene from sweet potato, carrot
Nuts such as walnuts, almonds
Vitamin C from fruits and other Vitamins from Vegetables
Colorful Peppers -Eat vibrant, live vibrant!
Yoga/Exercise for Hair
Exercise is just as important as a healthy diet when it comes to growing your hair back. Exercise helps to reduce stress, which often contributes to hair loss.
Asanas that are beneficial for hair-loss are:
All forward bending asanas enhances blood circulation in the head or the crown region. This in turn nourishes the roots of the hair and as a result one can observe the changes in the hair over a period of time. Here are the few asanas one must try!!
1. Adho Mukha Savasana
Downward dog pose, provides good circulation to the head and is good for sinus and common cold also. It is also helpful for mental tiredness, depression and insomnia.
Standing forward pose, helps in reducing fatigue and tiredness. Good in menopause and also improves digestion.
It is also called diamond pose. Unlike other asanas it can be done immediately after eating your food. It helps in urinary disorders, weight loss and digestion and also reduces gas in stomach.
Apana refers to the prana or energy of you digestive tract, that aids in purifying and eliminating toxins. And this pose gives clarity to the mind. It relieves constipation.
It reduces gas, and helps digestion. The muscles of lower back are strengthened. It also reduces fat of abdomen and buttocks.
It helps to nourish the thyroid gland, which means healthy function of respiratory, alimentary, genital and nervous system.
Beneficial Pranayamas for hair-loss:
1. Kapalbhati Pranayam
The brain cells receive more oxygen so it is good for the nervous system, removes toxins from the body and cures obesity, diabetes
2. Bhastrika Pranayam
It helps remove excess wind, bile and phlegm in the body and purifies the nervous system; preventing all kinds of diseases in the body.
3. Naadi Shodhan Pranayam
It helps to treat heart problems, asthama and arthritis, depression, migrane, stress and eye and ear problems also.
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