How to use ginger to promote hair growth in alopecia

Alopecia

How to use ginger to promote hair growth in alopecia

In this post, I'm going to share my early findings about ginger and its potential as a natural remedy to promote hair growth in alopecia. I'm going to share some studies I found about the link between ginger and JAK inhibitors, the latter of which are a recent alopecia treatment that seems to be showing promising results. I'm also going to share my Top 3[...]

What to eat for healthy toddler’s hair regrowth

Alopecia

What to eat for healthy toddler’s hair regrowth

Healthy eating is important to everyone in order to stay well, however for someone with alopecia, healthy eating and careful menu planning become even more so important as there isn't a cure for alopecia and the body relies on a wide range of factors to regrow hair. In this post I'm going to share how being diligent in nutrition and menu planning is so important[...]

4 alopecia symptoms and 6 tips on how to manage them

Alopecia

4 alopecia symptoms and 6 tips on how to manage them

When alopecia first occurred to our daughter, we had never heard of it before and had absolutely zero knowledge. Over the years, we've learned how to recognise early signs of hair loss and experimented with ways to manage them more proactively. In this post I'm going to share what we've learned, and my Top Tips on what you can do to keep these early symptoms[...]

Do hair pigmentation nutrients support hair growth?

Alopecia

Do hair pigmentation nutrients support hair growth?

In this post I'm going to explore something calledĀ melanin. I explore the relationship between melanin and hair, and I look into a number of studies that may support the link between melanin and hair growth as it promotes the growth of hair shafts. Learn more about what melanin is, and food sources from which we can get more of this nutritional compound to not only[...]

Topical oil treatment for hair regrowth in alopecia

Alopecia

Topical oil treatment for hair regrowth in alopecia

Some cases of alopecia resolve on their own within 6 months to a year, however if you're not one of those semi-lucky ones, recovery can be a time-consuming process, even with the use of medication. In this post I'm going to share what I've learned over the years about medical treatment options available today for alopecia, their limitations and reported efficacy. I'm also going to[...]

How good nutrition can help hair regrowth in alopecia

Alopecia

How good nutrition can help hair regrowth in alopecia

There is no cure for alopecia, however there are things we can do to help keep things in check and from getting progressively worse. In this post I'm going to share how we utilise diet and nutrition to give the body a good chance of growing new hair and improving hair strength and texture. I'm also going to share our examples of food and snack[...]

What we’ve learned from 2 years of alopecia areata

Alopecia

What we’ve learned from 2 years of alopecia areata

Little Claire was born with a full head hair. At around 20 months old, coincidental with the end of a throat infection and a course of antibiotics (which was prescribed because the infection led to persistent fever and she is prone to febrile convulsion), she started getting a condition that we would later find out is clinically known as alopecia areata, in other words 'partial[...]