Post-Covid Hairfall: Foods That Can Help


Covid-19 has viciously affected the population all over the world. Despite ongoing vaccination drives worldwide, Covid is escalating with millions of new cases reported every day. But the problem is not only this, the post-Covid syndrome is also a mess.

After recovering from Covid, people often suffer from various complications such as mental stress, hair fall, shortness of breath, weight loss, etc. Today, we will tell you about four foods that can help you relieve the post-Covid hair fall problem. 

Covid and Hairfall

Due to weakened immune system and spike in the stress levels due to Covid, hair fall problem is highly persistent among the people who recovered from Covid. Although, proper nutrition with a well-balanced diet can do wonders. There are few foods that help boost your immunity, reduce your stress levels and strengthen your hair follicles to initiate better hair growth.


Post-Covid Hairfall: Foods That Can Help
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Amla is an extremely beneficial fruit for maintaining overall body health. Filled with lots of Vitamin C, this fruit is also known as ‘Amlaki’ in Sanskrit which means the ‘Nectar of Life’. The antibacterial and astringent properties of Amla help enhance the immune system. 

It is a scientifically proven medicine for hair. You may have any hair issue, be it graying of hair, dandruff, or hair fall, amla is the one solution for all problems. It strengthens the hair follicles and improves hair growth. 

You can have the amazing benefits of Amla in many forms such as juice (freshly prepared), amla pickle, murabba, or chutney. You can also apply amla oil on your scalp or mix amla powder into henna for a hair pack.


Post-Covid Hairfall: Foods That Can Help
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Draksh, the black seeded variety of raisins, is a rich source of iron and vitamin C. It is an effective medication to cure hair thinning and graying of hair. It improves blood circulation and strengthens the hair follicles, thereby enhancing hair growth.

To experience the enriching health benefits of the black raisins, soak a handful of them overnight and eat in the morning, and drinking the water along with them.


Post-Covid Hairfall: Foods That Can Help
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Flaxseeds are the nutritional powerhouses that can help repair hair effectively. They are rich in vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids which are necessary to stimulate hair growth.

They reduce hair thinning and brittleness and keep the scalp hydrated. You can consume flaxseeds in salads, as raw or as roasted, or can add flaxseeds powder to your drinks and smoothies.

Curry Leaves

Post-Covid Hairfall: Foods That Can Help
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Curry leaves are abundantly rich in carbazole alkaloids, which have anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. They are scientifically proven medications for a vast variety of ailments.

They are also effective in treating hair complications such as thinning of hair, graying of hair, and hair fall. Loaded with B vitamins, they help remove dead hair follicles, which can interfere with hair growth.

Boiling 10 grams of curry leaves powder in 100ml of water till it is reduced to one-fourth, and then drinking it empty stomach in the morning hours can provide you with the wonderful nutritional benefits of curry leaves. You can also make a hair tonic for your hair by boiling curry leaves in coconut oil. 

Nitin Khajotia
Nitin Khajotia
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