Asanas for hair fall

(September 3, 2010)

Suggest some asanas to improve eye sight and reduce hair fall. can new hair be grown with the help of yoga?


There are many asanas which can be practiced to reduce hair loss. However, specific asanas like sarvangasana and shrishasana prevents the fall of hair almost immediately. This is provided that the individual does not suffer from internal issues like anemia and hypothyroidism. Although these asanas for hair loss are effective and help in giving a healthy scalp they may not bring about the growth of new hair. If you practice these asanas for hair loss regularly with a nutrient rich diet you are sure to have healthy hair. Dandruff can also be a cause of hair loss so it is recommended to get a medical checkup done. Pawanmuktasana and vajrasana are also effective asanas for hair loss.
To perform vajrasana you should be seated on your knees. Bring your toes together and rest your hands while keeping them straight on your knees. Make sure that your breathing is normal and your spine is straight. With your hands kept relaxed, release your legs. Bring your legs and stretch them forward with your hands behind you and relax. Rest till the count of 10 and do it again.
Yoga exercises in which movement and rotation of the eyes is involved help in improving vision. Blinking and moving the eyes up and down when at rest is an excellent way to exercise and improve your eyesight. Asanas such as Adho Mukha Svanasana improve vision by increasing the circulation to the shoulders, neck and face which need to be relaxed and energized.
The practice of yoga for hair loss could be the perfect solution for those going in for surgery. Hair loss is usually caused by stress, unhealthy diets, and hereditary factors. Yoga helps in overcoming problems like stress, anxiety and poor blood circulation which are major contributors to hair loss. Poses like the downward facing dog and camel pose are very effective poses for hair loss. The downward facing dog pose helps in improving the flow of blood to the neck and head. The camel pose is also helpful in increasing the circulation of blood in the upper body.
Shirshasana and sarvangasana are useful postures to practice for hair fall. You can also practice the Surya Namaskar regularly. There are 12 postures in a series in this exercise and they help workout the entire body. To prevent stress related hair loss you should practice meditation every day for around 20 minutes. Practicing meditation early in the morning and then pranayama for hair loss will balance your breathing pattern and improve the oxygen supply to the body. You can do Anulom Vilom which is done by breathing alternatively through each nostril.
The regular practice of yoga is considered by many to be the best way to prevent hair loss.  This is because it targets the most common causes of hair loss—stress and anxiety. By eliminating these factors, harmony and balance is achieved in the body, not only improving specific problems but also improving general well-being.

Submitted by A on September 3, 2010 at 07:53

Yoga poses for hair fall 

Specific yogasanas such as shirshasana and sarvangasana prevents hair fall almost immediately that is if the individual is not already suffering from or experiencing internal issues such as hypothyroidism or anemia. It is best to check hair fall causes, especially if the loss of hair is more than normal and has been continuing for a long period of time without any respite. Although shirshasana and sarvangasana are advocated to be practiced for a healthy scalp and mane, it is debatable whether hair growth can take place in the scalp area, among those who have lost hair.

However if these asanas along with an intake of foods rich in nutrients and essential minerals, are performed daily they are sure to maintain a healthy and fit body. Loss of hair can also be due to dandruff problems or scalp infections. Hence it is always wise to go in for a proper medical checkup to get a clean chit from any type of disorders.

Shirshasana is promotes and enhances a healthy scalp and can help to arrest hair fall. It is believed that daily practice of shirshasana also checks the untimely graying of hair. Among some yoga advocators are those who also recommend vajrasana and pawanmuktasana to control hair loss.

Submitted by C D on June 6, 2008 at 04:37

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