Cancer Related Hair Loss
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How to Aid Hair Regrowth After Cancer with Supplements
What Is Cancer Hair Loss?
If you are experiencing a cancer diagnosis or are undergoing cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or hormonal therapy, then it may be likely you could experience hair loss as a side effect to the treatment. Hair loss can begin around 2-3 weeks after starting treatment. This could be partial hair loss or it could be more extensive; thinning of your hair could also take place.
It is possible that hair thinning or hair loss due to cancer can affect people in a variety of ways. While some may manage with little to no hair loss; others may feel a physical and an emotional impact from the symptom. Whatever you feel, we can help you find an effective nutritional solution to support your body and hair in the most natural way possible.
When your body is put through such tough measures, like chemotherapy, it can really affect your hormonal, nutritional and metabolic balances. While it is necessary to have the treatment your specialists recommend, but it’s a sensible idea to recognise that having chemicals in your body will probably tire you out a little and can have negative effects on your skin and hair. Hair loss after chemotherapy or radiotherapy cannot be totally prevented but the good thing is that it can be managed well, with effective nutritional support.
After treatment takes place, new hair usually begins to grow back. This may be exactly as it was before, or may be slightly different in texture, colour or appearance. Regrowth can often vary and its normal for hair to grow around half an inch per month. People usually see new hair growing again around 2-3 weeks after treatment is completed.
Treatment for cancer is likely to make you feel a bit run down and deplete your body of vital nutrients. This can influence the rate of hair regrowth, as it may be slower if you don’t have the right levels of essential vitamins and minerals to help your body heal. You may have noticed less hair in certain places, such as around your hairline or the crown of your head. Supporting your body and hair with good nutrition, both during and post- treatment, will strengthen and nourish your hair follicles and enable your hair to grow stronger and healthier as a result.
How Supplements Can Support Hair Regrowth After Chemo?
The best way to help your hair grow after cancer or treatment is to nourish it with our Ginkgo Biloba B+ supplement. This natural product has been expertly and carefully formulated with only the finest ingredients to support your body’s healing process. There is no doubt that after cancer or oncological treatment, your body will be crying out for nourishing minerals and essential elements that boost your immune system while strengthening scalp cells and hair follicles.
The Ginkgo Biloba B+ supplement contains 2000mg of ginkgo combined with folic acid, B12 and a whole spectrum vitamin B complex. This powerful mix of antioxidants encourages hair regrowth, supports improved brain function and gently stimulates hair follicles to increase growth. Gentle but effective, you can rely on the Ginkgo Biloba B+ supplement to supply all the nutritional support you need so that your hair and body feel and look strong and healthy.
You may be experiencing a lowered immunity as a result of treatment, or are feeling worn out and tired. Simone Thomas Wellness has carefully crafted a 3-step plan that will look after your every need. The 3-step Ginkgo Hair Care plan not only contains the highly nourishing Ginkgo supplement, but also combines with the Everyday Wellness and Super Greens supplements. Find out more about how each stage contributes to better health below.
Everyday Wellness - Containing 6 essential probiotic elements, Everyday Wellness supplies friendly bacteria, reduces inflammation, while promoting healthy hair and scalp. Studies have shown that a healthy digestive system is closely linked to clear skin and strong, glossy hair.
Super Greens - Struggling with a weakened immune system and slow hair growth combined? Super Greens supplement as part of the 3-step Ginkgo Plan is a gentle formulation containing a beneficial blend of organic seaweed and botanicals including selenium, iodine, and spirulina to increase the supply of collagen to the body. Stimulating the body to produce more collagen enables the hair and skin follicles to produce strong, healthy-looking hair.
Whatever stage of treatment you are living with at the moment, Simone Thomas Wellness can help you minimise the physical and emotional effects of cancer hair loss on your hair and body. Our award-winning products are designed to benefit your whole body by supplying it with the daily dose of vitamins, minerals, and live cultures your hair needs to thrive.
Discover The Right Supplements for Hair Growth After Cancer
Living with cancer and cancer treatment can deplete your body of its nutrients and cause your body to feel exhausted, mentally, and physically. Ginkgo Biloba+ can help to increase your overall wellbeing, energy levels and encourage healthy hair regrowth while improving the condition of your scalp. Now available individually, our Ginkgo capsules will soon become part your everyday routine.
Is your immunity and digestive system struggling too? Why not try our award-winning 3-step Ginkgo Hair Care plan designed to support healthy hair regrowth along with proven all-round health benefits?
Shop your daily dose of vitamins and minerals found in our Ginkgo Biloba+ supplement to help combat hair loss during or after cancer. For more help or guidance on finding the right supplement for you, contact the Simone Thomas Wellness team who are happy to help.
Making changes to your diet, lifestyle and environment are and will be really important to support you through your cancer treatment and recovery.
When we are under the weather, fighting an illness or recovering from an injury our bodies can become inflamed. Our immune system can crash, which can lead to a general feeling of tiredness, disturbed sleep and mood swings.
When you are unwell or going through treatment or on medication, food plays a huge part in how our body functions and how we feel on a daily basis. Our diet will help to support our immune system which can work to fight the illness and help you feel stronger.
Foods to include:
- Live Yogurt
- Organic Fruit & vegetables (specifically leafy greens)
- Oily fish, sardines, salmon, mackerel
Food to Avoid:
- Processed meats
- Animal fats & red meats
- Salty, refined sugar, or oily foods
- Processed foods e.g. ready meals which can be cooked in the oven or microwave
- Food Colourings
- Foods with a lot of preservatives
To ensure you're getting the vitamins and minerals you need, you can look to support your body and the recovery process through supplementation. Other vitamins and minerals to be aware of when you are wanting to support your body through cancer or other illnesses are:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B3 and B6
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Omega 3’s & 6’s
Why not subscribe & save 20% off Super Greens - packed with Vitamin E, C, Zinc & Selenium and other vitamins and minerals to give your immune system the boost it needs to feel stronger.