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The Do’s and Don’ts for Hair Growth

Options For Men’s Hair Loss in San Jose

It’s been said that “Life is short. You might as well live it with really great hair.” If you’re trying to grow your hair, here are some dos and don’ts that can help you take care of your hair. If your hairline is receding, consider hair restoration in San Jose.

Do Support Healthy Hair With a Good Diet

Your body needs certain nutrients for healthy hairline restoration. Vitamins A, C, and D, omega-3s, and iron, magnesium, and calcium promote hair growth. Eat a healthy diet with plenty of lean protein, whole grains, and fruits and vegetables. Take supplements if necessary.

Don’t Over-Wash Your Hair

Know if you have a dry scalp or oily scalp. If you have a dry scalp, you probably don’t need to wash as often, maybe twice a week. This preserves your natural oils. With an oily scalp, you may need to wash more often. When your scalp gets sweaty, wash it. Use lukewarm water to wash your hair, not hot water. It’s better for your hair and scalp.

Do Select the Right Products For Your Hair

Choose shampoo and conditioner formulated for your hair and scalp type. If you have fine hair, use a gentle shampoo, a dry scalp can benefit from a hydrating shampoo and conditioner. A clarifying shampoo can help those with an oily scalp. If you’re using products to help your hair grow, choose a product such as Rogaine that has a scientific backing.

Don’t Believe Hair Myths

You’ve probably been told that stress causes gray hair or that you should brush your hair 100 times. Excess brushing can cause breakage. Gray hair is caused by the pigment cells in your hair follicles. As those cells dye, your hair changes color. Another myth says that trimming your hair makes it grow faster. You should trim your hair ever two to three months to remove split ends, but those trims won’t make your hair grow any faster than about one-quarter inch per month.

Talk to a San Jose Hairline Restoration Specialist Sooner

If you’re seeing the first signs of hair loss, make an appointment with Dr. Diep at MHTA Clinic. We can help you more effectively and have more treatment options the less hair you’ve loss. Ask about the Bosley Hair Loss Solution or follicular unit extraction (FUE) as possible options to maintain your hair. Contact us anytime here.