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By becoming present and bringing focused awareness to breathing, we take a subconscious act (breathing) and turn it into a conscious one. As a result, by becoming aware of our subconscious mind and its emotions, along with the body's physical sensations, we can better understand ourselves in order to cultivate healthier habits. So, exactly how does this all connect with slowing hair loss, boosting growth or otherwise accelerating the hair growth process?
You eat an organic, healthy diet, make movement a regular part of your routine and stick to your clean self-care products daily – yet, when it comes to your hair health, it’s still not looking as lustrous as it used to be. Wondering what’s missing? If you’re not making mindfulness and meditation a habit, it could be what both your health and hair need.
From cultivating clarity of mind to relieving stress to enhancing respiratory function (along with a whole host of other positive mind and body improvements), the benefits of meditation may also extend to encourage hair growth. Here’s everything you've wanted to know about meditation, including how practicing meditation may improve your hair wellness and maybe even hair growth.
While making desired lifestyle changes, like meeting a weight loss goal or making a commitment to a new way of eating, are reasons to celebrate, experiencing hair loss at the same time can bring on a feeling of dread. But before you hit the panic button, understand that weight loss and hair loss can be related.
Tap into the healing power of turmeric. Bright in color and rich in flavor, turmeric is a powerhouse ingredient thought to be rife with wellness benefits. The golden spice, which is native to India and Southeast Asia, has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine, an ancient system of healing, utilizes natural ingredients, such as the turmeric plant, to address an array of health conditions.
If you’ve heard of cortisol, you probably know it as “the stress hormone.” It’s an important part of the body’s fight or flight system, a system that has been integral to our success as a species by allowing us to quickly respond to threats and danger. While it’s true that cortisol plays a key role in the way our body responds to and processes stress, it does a lot more than just that!
Having healthy thyroid plays a more significant part in your overall health than you might think. Dr. Pouya Shafipour, a board-certified physician with Paloma Health, an online medical practice focused exclusively on treating hypothyroidism, told us, "Thyroid hormones are essential for the development and creation of hair follicles. When the body is functioning correctly, hair follicles can regenerate themselves, going through the phases of growth, regression, shedding, then growth again."
Bushy eyebrows have certainly grown in popularity in the past few years, and even though 90s fashion continues to come back around, the sparse brows of the era are a trend no one wants to revisit. And why would you? Good eyebrows frame the entire face, accentuate the eyes and even help with communication. Of course, not everyone is blessed with full, fluffy eyebrows, and that's OK.
If you’re not yet diagnosed with diabetes but worried that perhaps you might have insulin resistance or prediabetes, your best bet is to speak with your doctor. According to the American Diabetes Association, if your doctor wants to explore the possibility of diabetes or prediabetes, you can expect a blood test to determine your blood sugar levels, like a fasting plasma glucose test and an A1C test.
While the verdict is still out on whether juice makes hair grow, there's no harm in incorporating more veggies and fruit into your lifestyle. Patience and a holistic approach to hair wellness are key in getting the results you want, and they won't happen overnight. And, now — when people are trying to keep their immune systems as strong as possible — is the perfect time to mix up a juice and say cheers to drinking your next salad!
Close your eyes and say "Om" to a great night of sleep. Sleep — and your sleep quality — are essential for the health of your whole body, from head to toe. After all, the overnight hours are the body’s prime time to restore, renew, rejuvenate and rest. Many of us, however, have trouble falling, staying or simply gettin
Many of us, have trouble falling, staying or simply getting enough shut-eye. Whether you’re a night owl or morning person, easing into bed with a set routine that includes rolling out a yoga mat just might help you sleep better. Both your mind and body (and yes, even your hair!) will thank you for heading into a good night’s rest, feeling loose, limber, relaxed and calm.
Studies show that choosing to take a probiotic can support beneficial bacteria and microbes, creating what some research describes as a probiotic "glow of health." Basically, probiotic supplements can be a simple way to support your body's beauty and health.But what is the best time to take probiotics? And how can you make sure you're getting the maximum health benefits from your probiotic supplements? VEGAMOUR turned to the experts to find out.
Do you get everything you need from your diet? Many Americans have decided they would like something more. According to a 2017 study by the Council for Responsible Nutrition, approximately three out of four adults in the United States take dietary supplements. With supplement use on the rise, you may already be taking
An upset stomach is a common complaint. From a sour stomach to bloating and gas, tummy troubles might be more than a temporary source of discomfort. Instead, they could be warning signs of a deeper issue: low stomach acid. Stomach acid is essential to proper digestion. Low stomach acidity, also known as hypochlorhydria
tomach acid is essential to proper digestion. Low stomach acidity, also known as hypochlorhydria, inhibits the proper absorption of necessary nutrients and vitamins. Low stomach acid also leaves the body vulnerable to infection, and having an imbalance in stomach acid levels can cause digestive problems.