Small things can impact the health of your hair

By trichologist and hairdresser Marilyn Searle

It is interesting to know that small factors can cause big problems with your hair. We can be totally unaware that hidden factors can be operating in our body that cause our hair follicles to function poorly.

Most common hidden factors

The most common hidden factors are:

  • Progesterone deficiency
  • Inadequate levels of minerals such as zinc, iodine and selenium
  • Low vitamin D
  • Excess inflammation caused by gut problems or autoimmune problems
  • Lack of sleep
  • Stress
  • Excess weight or being under weight
  • Poor collagen formation
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