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Thinning hair is not fun. Especially when you’re trying to avoid hair loss. But there are ways you can thicken your hair. If you use these 4 tips, you won’t need to be envious of those thick haired friends of yours anymore.
1. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Hair Restoration Treatment
First and foremost, getting a simple treatment like PRP improves hair density without surgery or any side effects. PRP for hair restoration involves a simple injection of your platelets into the scalp.
PRP will help increase hair density because it:
Rid of Hair Loss and Restore Your Youthful Look
2. Proper Nutrition
Along with getting a PRP treatment, your diet also plays a large role in hair loss and getting thicker hair. Thin hair can even be a sign that you aren’t getting enough nutrients. Like any other part of the body, your hair needs a variety of nutrients to be healthy and grow.
To get thicker hair, your diet should consist of plenty of:
To make sure you’re fitting these into your diet eat foods like:
Add 3-4 servings a week to improve hair health. As always, avoid foods with refined sugars and trans-fat. You should be eating enough healthy food that nourishes your body.
And don’t forget to make sure you’re getting the right vitamins. Iron, biotin, and vitamins A-E promote healthy hair growth. Although food is the best source, your diet may be low in these vitamins, so look for supplements if you need them.
3. Try Home Remedies
In addition to proper nutrition, people like using foods as a hair mask. Foods such as eggs, avocados, and olive oil have been known to help thicken hair and strengthen it. These foods are high in protein, rich in omega3 acids, and vitamin E. It all goes back to your hair getting the nutrients it needs.
4. Wash Smarter
You’re giving your hair the nutrients it needs, and you’ve scheduled your PRP appointment. Something else you can do is think about the shampoos that you use. Sulfates can leave your hair dry, cause irritation, and encourage hair loss. Try a sulfate free shampoo or a shampoo that has a protein rich formula. Those should help increase hair density and avoid hair loss.
There are some things you can avoid altogether to prevent hair loss and promote thicker hair:
We hope you’ve found these four tips helpful in your journey back to enjoying thicker hair.
If you’re tired of suffering from hair loss, then find out if PRP treatment is for you! Contact us today to schedule a consultation for evaluation by Dr. Chung.
We will tailor a personal treatment plan especially for you! Call Us at (808) 949-8346.