Why hair growth vitamins don’t help with Alopecia Areata

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Why hair growth vitamins don’t help with Alopecia Areata

For a good part of my daughter's alopecia journey, especially in the early days, I had come across a number of hair growth vitamins that claim to help promote hair growth. Even though I always had my doubts about the vitamins, I went ahead with one particular hair growth vitamin after searching high and low. I didn't know of a better choice then, and I[...]

How to eat healthy as your first step toward Alopecia recovery

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How to eat healthy as your first step toward Alopecia recovery

How to eat healthy has become somewhat confusing and overwhelming these days, as every one tries to weigh in on the topic with conflicting theories about what's healthy and what's not. Getting solid nutrition from a variety of wholesome foods every day lays the foundation for a healthy immune system, which in turn is key for most health issues we face today. However, eating healthy[...]

5 reasons why SOY is an important food to improve Alopecia and promote hair growth

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5 reasons why SOY is an important food to improve Alopecia and promote hair growth

Wholesome soy is a complete food and has long been recognised for its wide range of health and nutritional benefits, including generally improving the immune system, reducing blood cholesterol levels, and lowering risks of heart disease. In this post, I explore a number of studies that looked into how wholesome soy contributes to promoting hair growth and slowing down the rate of hair loss in[...]

Does Vitamin D help hair growth in Alopecia Areata?

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Does Vitamin D help hair growth in Alopecia Areata?

Does Vitamin D help hair growth in Alopecia Areata? In this post, I look at the importance of Vitamin D not only for overall health but also for improving the outcome of Alopecia treatment. As Vitamin D Receptors (VDR) are strongly expressed in hair follicles, several studies have investigated the link between vitamin D levels and severity, duration, and the number of patches in Alopecia.[...]

Foods for hair growth for children with Alopecia

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Foods for hair growth for children with Alopecia

To help  improve conditions of Alopecia in children and adults alike, there are some foods for hair growth that contain more nutrient density and that may help contribute to building the immune system and promoting the rate of hair growth in Alopecia. In this post, I'm going to share how to plan a young child's nutrition and daily diet so that you can incorporate more[...]

Melanin for hair pigmentation and hair growth

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Melanin for hair pigmentation and hair growth

In this post I'm going to explore something called melanin. I explore the relationship between melanin and hair, and I look into a number of studies that may support the link between melanin and hair growth as it promotes the growth of hair shafts. Learn more about what melanin is, and food sources from which we can get more of this nutritional compound to not only[...]

Foods that support hair growth for children with Alopecia Areata

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Foods that support hair growth for children with Alopecia Areata

There is no cure for Alopecia Areata, however carefully planning your diet around choice of foods that support hair growth can play a part in helping keep things in check. Afterall, good nutrition is the fuel that your immune system needs in order to function properly. And a properly functioning immune system does not create an environment for autoimmune diseases. In this post, I'm going[...]

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