It is normal to loose about 150 hair/day but the number increases due to various stresses on the body


Heredity - especially in males

  • Illnesses with high fever
  • Pregnancy and child birth
  • Shock
  • Stress
  • Damage to skin (burns, infection, radiation, chemical injury)
  • Indiscriminate use of hair stylers, dyes
  • Skin cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Polycystic ovarian disease
  • Gradual thinning of hair can be due to severe nutritional deficiencies, Tuberculosis, cancer; and disorders of the thyroid gland


  • Home Remedies - Apply sage tea to stimulate growth
  • Aroma therapy - Lavender, sage, cedar wood massaged to the hair
  • Homeopathy - Lycopodium: Hair fall especially after childhood
  • Phosphoric Acid: Hair fall due to grief and exhaustion
  • Sepia: Hair fall due to menopause and childbirth
  • Arnica: Hair fall due to injury

Constitutional remedy after consulting a doctor

Nutritional therapy - Vitamin B complex, choline, inositol, calcium, magnesium - especially brown rice, whole wheat breads, nuts, legumes.