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Title:
Regrowing hair naturally : effective remedies and natural treatments for men and women with alopecia areata, alopecia androgenetica, telogen effluvium and other hair loss problems
Author:
Peiffer, Vera.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Rev. ed.
Publication Information:
London : Singing Dragon, 2013.
Physical Description:
160 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 audio disc
General Note:
Compact disc.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781848191396
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Hair loss affects people of all ages and can be caused by a wide variety of factors. Whatever the cause of hair loss, there are natural remedies and therapies that can help the body detoxify and rebalance itself and enable healthy hair to grow again.Containing a wealth of research and easy-to-understand tests and advice that the reader can put into practice straightaway, this book covers a full range of natural approaches, from nutrition and hypnotherapy, to detoxification and bodywork exercises. There is a self-hypnosis CD included to aid stress reduction, an important factor in treating hair loss naturally.This will be a supportive guide for anyone affected by hair loss as well as the complementary therapists wanting to learn more about the options available for clients with hair loss problems.


Author Notes

Vera Peiffer is a health kinesiologist, analytical hypnotherapist, psychologist and successful author of many books. Through her extended research into hair loss, she has helped both herself and many others with hair loss problems using health kinesiology and a variety of natural methods, and has lectured and run workshops internationally. She runs a private practice in Surrey, UK, for people affected by hair loss.


Table of Contents

Introduction for Who is that Woman Anyway?p. 7
Part I Understanding Your Hair
Chapter 1 Some Basics about Hair Growth and Hair Lossp. 12
Some basics about hair and skinp. 12
Different types of hair lossp. 15
Chapter 2 Conventional Treatments and Side-Effectsp. 21
Minoxidil (also known as Regaine and Rogaine)p. 22
Propecia (or Proscar)p. 23
Irritantsp. 25
Steroidsp. 26
PUVA therapyp. 28
Chapter 3 What Tests You Should Ask Forp. 30
Thyroid testp. 30
Zinc testp. 31
Iron testp. 32
Vitamin B12 testp. 32
Folic acid testp. 33
Vitamin D testp. 33
Chapter 4 Causes of Hair Lossp. 34
Physical factorsp. 36
Emotional causesp. 38
Other factorsp. 39
Part II Encouraging Hair Regrowth
Chapter 5 What You Must Dop. 44
Remedy # 1: Replace toxic dental fillingsp. 45
Remedy #2: Get rid of parasitesp. 53
Chapter 6 What Else You Can Dop. 61
Remedy #3: Hydrate your bodyp. 61
Remedy #4: Check your thyroidp. 64
Remedy #5: Self-hypnosis for relaxation and hair growthp. 70
Remedy #6: Sort out your dietp. 77
Remedy #7: Supplements that help hair growthp. 87
Remedy #8: Detox body and scalpp. 93
Remedy #9: Exercises that help hair growthp. 101
Remedy # 10: Stimulate and cleanse hair folliclesp. 111
Chapter 7 How Therapies can Helpp. 117
Treatment #1: Hair or nail sample testsp. 117
Treatment #2: Health kinesiologyp. 120
Treatment #3: Homeopathyp. 122
Treatment #4: Dental orthopaedicsp. 125
Treatment #5: Hypnotherapyp. 128
Chapter 8 Regrowth: What to Expectp. 131
Checking progressp. 132
Chapter 9 What to Do until Your Hair Grows Againp. 134
Masking hair lossp. 134
Wigsp. 135
Extensionsp. 139
Eyebrows and eye definitionp. 140
Chapter 10 The Feel-Good Section: People who Got Their Hair Back Using Natural Methodsp. 144
Final wordsp. 152
Contact detailsp. 153
Bibliographyp. 154
Indexp. 156

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