Hair loss after Covid-19 is temporary and stress can make hair loss worse. Try these tips instead.
Did you know that you lose about 50 to 100 strands of hair every day? From hormonal changes to various medical conditions, hair loss can be caused by many other reasons. However, Covid-19 has also been shown to be an adjunct to the causes of hair loss.
Usually hair loss immediately after recovery Covid-19 emerged as a common problem. Many people who have had a brush with the virus complain of hair loss. Exact reason why coronavirus trigger hair loss is not known. Nevertheless hair loss is not associated with Covid-19 treatment. Instead, stress from the disease is thought to trigger a phase of hair loss called “Telogen Effluvium”.
Dimple Jangda, a health trainer and Ayurvedic expert who actively shares her insights into various health issues, posted a video of her position on the matter.
Recalling his own experience of contact with Covid-19, Yangda wrote in his Instagram post: “I remember when I tested asymptomatic Covid-19 positive last year, I had no symptoms or problems, thanks to many factors, including a healthy lifestyle and Ayurvedic herbs. But no one prepared me for the ‘Telogen Effluvium’.
Jangda writes how bad her hair loss situation was: “Chronic hair loss and disaster happened to me after 3 months. Needless to say, it was scary. “
What causes hair loss after Covid-19?
In condition Infection with covid-19, your hair may go into a phase of loss due to shock or stress. As a result, mass hair loss can occur. However, this is a temporary condition and hair can grow back.
Some studies claim that Covid-19, like many other diseases, can inhibit the production of new cells and proteins in the hair follicle. Therefore, your hair can fall out and even your nails can be brittle.
However, an excerpt from Yangda’s post says so hair loss the condition when the hair follicles go into a dormant phase is because the body uses up all the iron stores to replenish red blood cells.
“Covid-19 attacks oxygen-carrying cells in your body and causes significant damage to your red blood cells. The body goes into a survival mechanism, saving nutrients and iron stores for essential organs. Yours skin and hair is the last to receive any food, and in this situation much less. “adds Jangda.
Watch her video:
What is the remedy for hair loss caused by Covid-19?
Dimple Jangda shared a hair remedy with her own hands and some precautions you can take if you have Covid-19 hair loss.
Discard the brush, comb and hair dryer
A hair dryer is usually supposed to cause breakage, so why take the risk when your hair is already weakest. Your hair does not tolerate minor combing, brushing or even touching. So don’t try to comb your hair too much. Try to gently decipher them with your fingers if necessary.
Avoid shampoos and conditioners
Detergents, sulfates and parabens in your shampoo it can further damage your hair. To make it sound even more disgusting, don’t wash your hair (at least too often) when you have Telogen Effluvium.
Make this DIY hair spray to fight hair loss
Jangda suggested DIY hair spray instead to keep your hair clean and fresh. Take a bouquet of rosemary and cook it in 1 liter of water for 10 minutes. Strain, cool and pour this rosemary extract into a spray bottle. Add one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to this mixture. Spray it on the scalp 3-5 times a day. It will dry on its own. Apple cider vinegar will act as a natural cleanser for your scalp. This medicine will help you to restore all the lost hair.
This trick worked like magic for Dimple Yangda, I hope it helps you too!