Bald is beautiful, sexy even … for men.
But women with thinning hair: not usually considered very attractive.
For sure, thinning hair can negatively affect men emotionally. But the emotional turmoil created by hair loss is usually more extreme for women to deal with than it is for men.
There are several causes of female balding, but the one thing every contributing factor has in common is stress.
Stress creates temporary hair loss. Basically, hair follicles enter a resting phase when there is persistent stress. Modern life was hectic pre March of 2020. But throw in a pandemic and it’s a wonder any of us have any hair left! So what do you think happens when stress is chronic? Hair follicles remain dormant. Add the extra stress of poor sleep and dormant hair starts falling out.
There are several other stressors that can cause female balding, including:
- Side effects from prescription drugs
- Synthetic chemicals in shampoo, conditioner and conventional hair care products
- Radical diets and nutritional deficiencies
- Radiation therapy and chemotherapy
- Genetic predisposition
Adaptogens Aren’t Just For Helping Calm Mind, Body & Spirit. They Work With Your Immune System and Restore Body Function Like Hair Growth.
Adaptogenic herbs, aka “adaptogens” are backed by seven decades of research studies to help the body function normally again after being subjected to all kinds of intense stress, from prolonged lack of sleep to being in combat situations and engaging in intense physical activity.
(New to adaptogens? Learn the basics in this 2 minute read.)
By regulating the body’s response to stress hormones, adaptogenic herbs can resurrect long-dormant hair follicles. In this study and this one, the adaptogenic herb, ashwagandha, demonstrated the ability to lessen the severity of hair loss.
Shatavari, like ashwagandha, is an adaptogenic herb that’s been used for many centuries in the traditional medicine system of India called ayurveda. Shatavari is especially beneficial for women about to enter menopause or for those who are struggling with menopause symptoms. That’s because shatavari is very effective at balancing estrogen levels.
—> Ashwagandha and shatavari are included in our total women’s support formula: Thrivagen which has helped many women say goodbye to female balding.
Adaptogens like ashwagandha and shatavari don’t directly focus their physiological actions on hair follicles. Rather, adaptogens elicit a non-specific response to stress. That means they have broad-acting functions rather than just one function like most pharmaceuticals do.
Adaptogens, by normalizing bodily functions, help balance hormones. A positive side effect of this stress-neutralizing action is blocking a metabolic byproduct of testosterone: dihydrotestosterone.
Most people associate testosterone with men. But women also need a certain amount of testosterone to preserve lean muscle mass. But in excess, testosterone creates dihydrotestosterone, which contains an enzyme that promotes balding: 5-alpha reductase.
Balance Cortisol & Prevent Hair Loss With Thrivagen
Cortisol is the stress hormone secreted by your adrenal glands in response to prolonged stress. Many people associate cortisol with being bad. But that’s like blaming firefighters for responding to a fire.
Cortisol is your body’s response to chronic stress. And if you didn’t have any cortisol, your hair would fall out in clumps. But too much can lead to thinning hair or gradual hair loss.
You need the “Goldilocks” amount of cortisol, and supplementing daily with a women’s support adaptogenic formula like Thrivagen can help support the conditions needed for preventing further hair loss—and possibly even promoting hair growth.
For healthy hair, you need healthy, balanced hormones. Thrivagen has helped hundreds of women rediscover the bliss of living life to its fullest.
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