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5 Useful Vitamins to Prevent Hair Loss


Diet And Health Relation

According to medical experts, overall health and beauty are directly related to diet. One should pay more attention to diet than chemical-rich products. In the case of hair health, if the diet is not appropriate, hair health is better than expensive beauty treatments.

There are many causes for hair loss including dryness, grease, excess oil, poor hygiene, excessive sweating at the roots of the hair.

If you are having hair loss even if you do not have the above problems, then you may have a disease called 'Telogen effluvium'. Hair loss is a very common disease which can be treated with vitamins.

Here are 5 vitamins you can use to prevent your hair from falling out:


Vitamin A

If the hair follicles become lifeless and break when combed, then adding vitamin A to the diet will revitalize the hair. Vitamin A promotes sebum in the hair roots which keeps the hair naturally moisturized and soft. Yes, using vitamin C also makes hair longer.

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in many foods. Vitamin A is important for normal vision, the immune system, and reproduction. Vitamin A also helps the heart, lungs, kidneys,

Use spinach, carrots, sugar cane, milk, eggs, mango, papaya and watermelon to get vitamin A.

Ages Upper Limit
Birth to 12 months 600 mcg

Children 1–3 years 600 mcg
Children 4–8 years 900 mcg
Children 9–13 years 1,700 mcg
Teens 14–18 years 2,800 mcg
Adults 19 years and older 3,000 mcg



The use of biotin is very useful for thinning hair. Thinning hair means that the health condition of the hair is very bad and the hair is on the verge of a complete loss. Use biotin and vitamin B to make the hair thicker and thicker.

Biotin deficiency causes problems with the formation of red blood cells. Due to the lack of red blood cells, a small amount of oxygen reaches the hair follicles, which leads to poor hair health.

Other benefits of biotin

Biotin is also thought to:

reduce inflammation
improve cognitive function
help lower blood sugar in people with diabetes
increase “good” HDL cholesterol and decrease “bad” LDL cholesterol

Egg yolks, almonds, peanuts, walnuts, milk, cheese and yoghurt should be used to make up for the lack of biotin.

Biotin Recommended Diets

birth to 3 years: 10 to 20 micrograms (mcg)
ages 4 to 6 years: 25 mcg
ages 7 to 10 years: 30 mcg


Vitamin C

Vitamin C plays a vital role in our health. Vitamin C is good for hair, nails and skin beauty. Vitamin C helps in strengthening the immune system. The weakening of the immune system also contributes to the overall health of the hair. Worse, vitamin C intake on a daily basis is essential.

Other Benefits Of Vitamin C

May reduce your risk of chronic disease

May help manage high blood pressure

May lower your risk of heart disease

May reduce blood uric acid levels and help prevent gout attacks

Helps prevent iron deficiency

Boosts immunity

Protects your memory and thinking as you age

Stress fruits, including malt, seasonal, amla, strawberries and lemons, should be used to make up for vitamin C deficiency.

The recommended daily intake for vitamin C is 75 mg for women and 90 mg for men.


Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency can lead to hair loss in women. Alopecia causes rapid hair loss in women. Proper intake of vitamin D promotes hair growth and new hair growth. They come out and the hair is thick.

Other Roles of Vitamin D

promoting healthy bones and teeth
supporting immune, brain, and nervous system health
regulating insulin levels and supporting diabetes management
supporting lung function and cardiovascular health
influencing the expression of genes involved in cancer development

Egg yolks, fish (salmon) mushrooms, oatmeal, and skim milk should be used to get vitamin D.

Infants 0–12 months: 400 IU (10 mcg).
Children 1–18 years: 600 IU (15 mcg).
Adults up to 70 years: 600 IU (15 mcg).
Adults over 70 years: 800 IU (20 mcg).
Pregnant or lactating women: 600 IU (15 mcg).


Vitamin E

Vitamin E

Vitamin E also works in the human body almost like vitamin C, the use of vitamin E also has a positive effect on overall health, the use of vitamin E stops hair loss.

Vitamin E other uses in Diseases

hardening of the arteries
high blood pressure
heart disease

Spinach, broccoli, almonds, peanuts, mangoes and kiwis can be used to get vitamin E.

Dosages shouldn’t exceed 1,000 international units (IUs) per day if you’re using synthetic supplements. The recommended daily allowance (RDA) for ages 14 and up is 15 milligrams (mg).



Lakshmi from Chennai on October 27, 2020:

Well explained and informative article

Dr Sleep (author) from Pak on August 21, 2020:

Thanks guys,

You always supported me to write more and more

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on August 21, 2020:

Great article for me for all the wrong reasons. Hair is a hassle for me.

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on August 21, 2020:

This is a very good article for anyone that wants to improved their hair.

Urooj Khan from Karachi, Pakistan on August 21, 2020:

A very informative article. I appreciate your hub.

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