Hair loss post Covid recovery? Here are 5 natural ways to encourage regrowth

Updated On Jun 24, 2021 09:22 AM IST

A lot of people have complained of abnormal hair loss post their COVID-19 recovery. It usually starts six to eights weeks after a person tests positive for COVID-19. Some even experienced extreme hair of about 30% to 40%.

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Hair loss is common and should not be a reason for concern unless you start losing hair abnormally. While some COVID-19 patients did not face extreme hair loss, for some it was severe. There are two kinds of hair loss caused due to COVID-19, telogen effluvium and alopecia areata. The first is a form of temporary hair loss and in the second there is unpredictable amount of hair loss. Here are a few tips on promoting hair regrowth post your Covid recovery.((Shutterstock)) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 24, 2021 09:22 AM IST

Hair loss is common and should not be a reason for concern unless you start losing hair abnormally. While some COVID-19 patients did not face extreme hair loss, for some it was severe. There are two kinds of hair loss caused due to COVID-19, telogen effluvium and alopecia areata. The first is a form of temporary hair loss and in the second there is unpredictable amount of hair loss. Here are a few tips on promoting hair regrowth post your Covid recovery.((Shutterstock))

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Aloe vera: This ingredient not just soothes the scalp but also conditions the hair making it soft and frizz-free. It can also unclog hair follicles that are blocked by excess oil.(File image) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 24, 2021 09:22 AM IST

Aloe vera: This ingredient not just soothes the scalp but also conditions the hair making it soft and frizz-free. It can also unclog hair follicles that are blocked by excess oil.(File image)

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Egg Hair Mask: Egg provides protein to the hair which promotes hair regrowth. Mix one egg with a tablespoon of olive oil in a bowl and stri well. Apply it to a clean scalp and wash it after 10-15 minutes.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Egg Hair Mask: Egg provides protein to the hair which promotes hair regrowth. Mix one egg with a tablespoon of olive oil in a bowl and stri well. Apply it to a clean scalp and wash it after 10-15 minutes.(Unsplash)

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Onion juice: This has been a traditional remedy for naturally regrowing hair. It has been shown to treat patchy alopecia areata by improving circulation.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Onion juice: This has been a traditional remedy for naturally regrowing hair. It has been shown to treat patchy alopecia areata by improving circulation.(Unsplash)

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Fish oil: Consuming omega supplements along with antioxidants helps improve hair density and reduces hair loss. It also helps boost immunity and promote overall health.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Fish oil: Consuming omega supplements along with antioxidants helps improve hair density and reduces hair loss. It also helps boost immunity and promote overall health.(Unsplash)

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Coconut oil: The fatty oils in coconut oil penetrates inside the hair shaft and lock the protein inside the hair. You can keep this mask overnight and wash it the next morning.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Coconut oil: The fatty oils in coconut oil penetrates inside the hair shaft and lock the protein inside the hair. You can keep this mask overnight and wash it the next morning.(Unsplash)

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Jojoba Oil: This is a great hair strengthening and moisturising oil that prevents hair loss and promotes hair thickness. Massage this into the roots of the hair and wash after 10-15 minutes.(File image) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 24, 2021 09:22 AM IST

Jojoba Oil: This is a great hair strengthening and moisturising oil that prevents hair loss and promotes hair thickness. Massage this into the roots of the hair and wash after 10-15 minutes.(File image)

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