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                          Hair Loss

Hair loss has to do with age and gender. Men tend to lose their hair more and sooner than women do. The average adult loses as many as 100 strands of hair per day. This is true whether you are a man or a woman.

The aging process affects groups of cells within your hair follicles. These cells are responsible for the production of hair-shaft proteins that give your hair the color and the texture of normal human hair. Hair loss occurs when these protein-manufacturing cells are destroyed or deactivated.

The amount of hair lost per unit time can vary significantly in each individual due to genes, diet, illness, stress, as well as other physiological and mental factors. That is to say, the food you eat, the stress you experience, and the emotional trauma you undergo may contribute to the severity of your hair loss.

Other than the genetic male-patterned baldness, you can reduce the rate of hair loss due to aging through your diet. the typical Standard American Diet (SAD), loaded with high fat, high animal protein, and high salt, creates too much acidic blood, which is not conducive to hair growth. Watch what you eat, if you think you are going bald. An acid-alkaline diet is the optimum diet because it balances your body chemistry through a balanced acid and alkaline level.

Another cause of hair loss is your thyroid disorder, which may upset the balance of hormones in your body. A healthy thyroid diet may prevent thyroid disorder that often comes with age.

Reducing your daily stress level may also slow down your hair loss as you age.

Stephen Lau
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