There are countless sweat glands and sebaceous glands on the scalp, and they often secrete sweat and grease and covered by your hair. It is also difficult for heat to dissipate, secretion will merge easily with dust and dandruff, thus will cause the growth of bacteria , damaging hair follicles and hair quality. The long-term exposure of hair to air, will result in bacteria within the air to come into contact with secretions from the sebaceous glands of the head, creating dandruff and dirt in the process. Therefore, you have to comb and wash your hair regularly, for it to stay healthy, shiny and elastic (people with oily scalp should wash their hair every day and those with very little oil generated on their scalp are to wash their hair 2 to 3 times a week at least).
It is most appropriate to wash your hair with lukewarm water. If the water temperature is too low, it would be difficult to remove grease; if the temperature is too high, it will also damage your scalp, worsening the dandruff problem. Most people with hair loss who use either hot water or cold water to wash their hair, it is a kind negative stimulus for both hair and scalp, worsening the problem of hair loss. After washing the hair, it is best to let it dry naturally.
Most people who are wearing hats, helmets, and headband, etc… over a long period of time should adjust the timing of usage and regularly go for scalp massage. When the scalp is being trapped in an environment that is not well ventilated, heat and sweat are unable to escape, and the scalp will thus be susceptible to bacteria and cause hair loss. It is usually best not to wear a hat, on one side is to avoid spoiling the hair due to stuffy conditions, the other side is to prevent the scalp from being oppressed by the brim of the hat, causing hair loss.
People with hair loss problem should not wear a hat over a long period of time, in order to avoid exceedingly tight fitting of the cap which will hinder blood circulation of the scalp and result in severe hair loss.
Avoid emotional stress, staying up till late hours
Emotional stress, staying up late and constipation can lead to endocrine disorders, affecting the health of hair follicles and scalp oil secretion. Although pressure is not the direct cause of hair loss or hair greying, but its the inducing factor. With accumulated stress, it will lead to a physical condition and environment that will cause hair loss.
The main component of hair is “Protein” which contains a lot of sulfur, and there are a lot of this component present in many animal and plant protein, including fish, eggs, soy or soy products, milk and dairy products, etc. In the daily diet, one must have a balanced intake of animal and plant protein. Vitamins A and E will also promote blood circulation and prevent hair loss. Vitamin B complex can promote the scalp’s metabolism.
As for tobacco and alcohol, they should be avoided, as the nicotine in cigarettes will cause the blood vessels to constrict, causing blood circulation disorder and resulting in poor blood circulation of the scalp, accelerating hair thinning or hair loss.
Most people are aware that they must choose the type of shampoo which is suitable for their hair (E.g: Oil, Normal, Dry or Dandruff). Its is best to use shampoos made from natural ingredients such as certified organic tea tree, beta glucan, aloe vera and coconut oil. Natural ingredients offer a wealth of benefits for your hair and scalp that will be immediately noticeable. They gently infuse your hair follicles and skin cells with natural minerals, herbal extracts, and oils.
Especially for those facing hair loss issue, it is best to seek help to select the correct shampoo and seek advise for suitable hair and scalp treatment or to go through a detailed hair and scalp analysis.