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Hair Fall: “Remedy is Ayurveda”

Hair Fall: “Remedy is Ayurveda”

Hair fall is a physiological phenomenon, generally, after the mid-forties, but it is considered as a disease if it occurs before this period. For thousands of years, men and women of all countries and races have shared the tragedy of pre-mature hair fall.

Our Hair growth cycle lasts for 2 to 6 years and each hair grows approximately one centimeterper month. About 90 percent of the hair on our scalp is growing at any one time and 10 percent of the hair on our scalp, at same time, is in a resting phase. And in 2 to 3 months, the resting hair falls out and new hair starts to grow in its place. To shed some hair each day as part of this cycle is normal.

Causes for Hair Fall:

  1. The major causes are hormonal, nutritional deficiencies and complication to other diseases and medications. 
  2. The other causes for hair fall are acute illness, high stress, and thyroid imbalance, certain drugs, sudden weight loss and high fever.

In Ayurveda, the hair is derived either as a by-product or produced as a breakdown product of Asthi (bone tissue). The health of the hair depends on metabolism of this tissue, which is dependent on our digestive fire. So, any disturbance in this tissue metabolism can affect health of hair.In Ayurveda, hair fall known as Khalitya come under Shirogatarogas (diseases of head).

Khalitya is a Pitta predominant tridoshajanyavyadhi (all three doshas vitiated disease). Based on the predominance of dosha, Khalityais divided into following types.

  1. Vataja Khalitya : In this type, Keshbhoomi or scalp appears as if it is Agnidagdha and it becomes Shyava and Aruna.
  2. Pittaja Khalitya : In this type the colour of scalp appears as Peeta, Neela and Harita. The scalp is surrounded by the Siras (veins). Sweat may be found all over scalp.
  3. Kaphaja Khalitya : In this type, the colour of the scalp is more or less same as the colour of skin but here it is Ghana and Snigdha in appearance and the colour tends towards whitish tinge.
  4. Sannipataja or Tridoshaja Khalitya : In this type of Khalitya, characteristic of all the three Doshas are observed. In this the scalp looks like burnt and appear like nail. 

At AMULYA, we offer treatmentsstrictly based on the classical texts of Ayurveda. The treatment begins with use of rasayanas and kesh vardhakyogs/dravyas internally, application of specially formulated oils/powders/packs externally. We use following therapies; Shiro Abhyanga (Ayurvedic head massage using medicated oils), Shiro lepa (Hair pack prepared using special Ayurvedic choornas), Shiropichhu, Shiro basti (oil retainment overhead), Shirodhara, Nasya (Nasal drops) and Other panchakarma therapies for detoxification & Kaya kalpa therapy for rejuvenation, which result in preventing hair fall and in re- growing recently lost hairs.

At Amulya we have got a very good success rate in treating Hair Fall.

Note:  As we all are genetically different with different constitutions and patterns, we respond to treatments in many different ways. Hence Standard Ayurvedic Treatments are always individually formulated. This article is intended only for information. It is not a substitute to the standard medical diagnosis, personalized Ayurvedic treatment or qualified Ayurvedic physician. For specific treatment, always consult with a qualified Ayurvedic physician.