Hair & Scalp Problems
Hair grows all over your body except on our lips, palms and the soles. We have an average of 100,000 hairs on our scalp. Most hairs grow for up to six years and then they fall out. New hairs grow in their place.
Mantra treatment focus on correcting constitution for treating hairfall. Mantra may not recommend any hair vitamin supplements, we will guide you in the right dietetics to ensure an ample source of natural nutrition. Ayurveda consider the imbalance of Pitta as the chief cause of premature hair fall and graying. Dandruff is a Vata Kapha imbalanced disorder.
- Siro Abhyanga : Oil massage on scalp.
- Siro Dhara : Downy stream of medicated oil or butter milk on scalp.
- Siro Vasthy : Oil retention in a Chef’s cap fitted on head.
- Nasyam : Nasal drops.
- Thalapothichil : Application of a herbal paste on scalp.
Androgenetic alopecia has few physically harmful effects but may lead to psychological stresses,including high levels of anxiety and depression. While hair loss affects some greatly, others are not concerned about the condition and do not seek treatment or advice.Acupuncture also has effects on the immune system, and can help regulate normal immune function and curb autoimmune reactions. For this reason, acupuncture for alopecia areata is particularly effective.
Each hair grows approximately 1 centimeter per month during growth phase. About 90 percent of the hair on your scalp is growing at any one time and 10% at rest. After 2-3 months, the resting hair falls out and new hair starts to grow in its place. It is normal to shed some hair each day as part of this cycle. However, hormonal problems (thyroid problems, PCOD), nutritional deficiencies, auto immune conditions (Alopecia Areata), complication to health problems and certain medications may affect the growth phase and cause abnormal hair loss.