Major Causes of Hair Fall and How to Prevent Them

Every person may not have a similar cause for hair fall. It might vary because every person has a unique constitution in his or her body. Moreover, genetic reasons, deficiency of nutrients and aging happen to influence the quality of hair and its follicles. If your scalp tends to turn untidy or full of dandruff then you are likely to be affected by weak hair follicles.

You will face challenges with your hair growth if you are not oiling and rinsing your hair regularly. Further depression and anxiety would further add up to complicating your hair loss. The stress hormone would result in more hair loss and cause irregularity in the hair growth cycle and making you suffer further hair shedding.

The Common Causes for Hair Loss Noted Are:

  • Family background: The only treatment available is a hair transplant, which is costly and occasionally uncomfortable.
  • Intense stressful conditions: Such a state of mind can not only cause loss of nutrients and frequent hair fall, but it can also lead to premature graying. Attempt to lighten the environment by laughing at comedies and striking humorous conversations with loved ones.
  • Poor Liver/Digestion: The liver is likely to be damaged by junk food, fast food, soft drinks, caffeine, and excessive consumption of non-vegetarian food items. Such unhealthy food items make the liver function. Drinking lemon and ginger water after brushing the teeth and eating more naturally grown fiber edibles would contribute to nourishing and strengthening your hair.
  • Absence of Exercise: Exercise is crucial since it improves blood flow throughout your body.
  • Lack of Hygiene: Oiling your hair with mustard or coconut oil will stimulate hair growth and cleansing with organic shampoo will protect you from infections. 

1. Scalp Massage

Onion Juice and Coconut Oil

Lack of massage on the scalp leads to hair fall.  Massaging with the blend of onion juice and coconut oil will strengthen the hair follicles from the root. Sulfur in onion and the lauric acid of coconut will thicken and develop dark hair.  You can use Adivasi hair oil which has onion, coconut oil and other organic hair revitalizing ingredients. It stimulates the growth of new hair cells and boosts thickness and enhances the texture of hair.

Combination of Castor Oil and Olive Oil

You can also use the blend of castor oil and olive oil for nourishment and thickening of hair. After that, you can wash it off with any chemical-free shampoo. 

Homemade Shampoo

You can prepare a homemade shampoo using reetha and shikakai in equal amounts, boiling them and using the residue after straining to cleanse the hair and scalp. Such homemade shampoo will strengthen and add a natural glow to your hair.

2. Using Balanced Diet

To grow your hair dense, thick and dark, you require protein in your diet which you can derive from eating fish, chicken and eggs. You would also be required to eat green leafy vegetables and fruits in your daily diet to make your hair stronger from the root level.. Specifically, Vitamin C and Iron are highly recommended for anyone who is shedding more than 200 strands of hair. You must also add nuts and seeds to your regular diet which will improve the scalp condition and so will add glow to your hair.

3. Aloe Vera

Shortage of nutrients like Vitamin A, C and E and lack of hair massage lead to weakening of hair from the root and cause frequent hair fall.  Applying natural gel like Aloe Vera on hair and scalp and massaging it thoroughly will nourish it with such required nutrients and boost the growth of new hair. You will also be facilitated with Vitamin B12 and folic acid for dense and thick hair growth.

4. Lemon Juice

A major cause for hair fall is dandruff which happens to spread in the scalp and weaken the hair follicles. It rises in the scalp as an outcome of excess production of yeast-like fungal microbes. It happens to cause itching and irritation. Lemon juice will cleanse the hair from the root. You will not face the problems of small white flakes or dandruff spread and get free from other microbes and dirt. Dilute one part of lemon juice with two parts of water or coconut oil and olive oil and spray it all over your scalp and wait for ten minutes before rinsing.

5. Applying Hair Masks or Hair Oils

Applying hair masks once a week is important to free the hair from harsh chemicals and toxins accumulated throughout the day. Hair masks will keep away from damage, and dryness and protect the scalp and hair from any infection. You can prepare hair masks by determining the type of hair which may be oily, dry or mixed. 

Hair Masks for Different Hair Types

  • Oily hair: Blending tablespoon of lemon juice with egg whites.
  • Dry hair: Using avocado with coconut oil and honey.
  • Mixed hair: Combination of honey, curd and olive oil.

6. Drinking Plenty of Water and Avoiding Caffeinated Drinks

The requirement of adequate moisture can be met when drinking 12 to 15 glasses of water daily and rinsing your hair regularly. Our Ayurvedic Medicine for hair care Keeping this habit will help the movement of nutrients to your hair follicles and scalp and remove harmful chemicals. It will minimize hair fall problems and regulate the pH value of your hair and scalp. Any hair expert will also recommend avoiding drinking tea and coffee. These caffeinated drinks will worsen the quality of hair and cause frequent hair 

7. Using Biotin Supplements

Scientific research has proven that biotin supplements are helpful for hair growth. You will also get biotin by eating broccoli, sweet potato, spinach, cauliflower, banana, mushroom, eggs and cheese. It is a type of Vitamin B which have the potential to control hair thinning and hair fall. You must get checked by your doctor if you are suffering from biotin deficiency.


Lack of proper diet and regular exposure to harsh chemicals and dirt make our hair follicles weak and cause hair thinning. In some cases, many do inherit the problem of hair loss from their blood relations. There is a need to nourish the hair and scalp with Vitamins and minerals and have a proper diet rich in green leafy and natural proteins and vitamins. Applying hair masks and oiling your hair with Adivasi hair oil will strengthen the hair roots and improve the hair texture. Drinking water adequately will moisturize and nourish with nutrients.