One of the less known benefits of chlorella is the ability of this superfood to stop hair loss, mainly thanks to the chlorella growth factor and detoxification ability. Depending on your hair loss type, chlorella can be very effective in improving your condition.
Chlorella has many health benefits, the green algae are widely used for things like preventing cancer, reducing radiation treatment side effects, stimulating the immune system, improving the digestive health and finally for detoxification of toxic metals such as lead and mercury and slowing the aging process.
Detoxification is a removal of toxic substances from the body. Not only heavy metals which entered the body from a polluted environment but also toxins produced within the body which can’t be properly removed. Chlorella thanks to the unique cell wall properties can remove toxins such as arsenic, mercury, lead, pesticides, insecticides, cadmium, uranium and other substances. If your body is full of toxins, not only you will feel it, your hair will show it, too.
Another factor which can affect hair growth is stress. Too much stress causes high levels of inflammation which can compromise your immune system. Chlorella is well known for its ability to protect immune cells from effects of high stress. Weak immune system affects the entire body and hence hair growth, too.
Chlorella has been found to preserve the function of important immune cells in the presence of high stress. Studies showed that thymocytes were protected by chlorella during the stress period. Other studies study showed that chlorella boosts anti-inflammatory immune cell signals, which is highly beneficial for the immune system.
And finally, chlorella is believed to stimulate the production of Keratin, the main structural component found in skin and hair. This can give your existing hair a better look.
Those three factors make chlorella a perfect solution for increasing hair growth.
You have to wait at least 6 months to see any results. This is related to three stages of hair growth, and it takes at least 6 months in most cases for new hair to grow. If after 6 months you don’t see a big difference your hair problem might be more serious than lack of vitamins.
In that case, you might want to pay a visit to a doctor. A dermatologist would be better suited in determining if the cause was an infectious skin condition such as ringworm.
If after 6 months you don’t notice a big difference, your hair problem might be more serious than lack of nutrition or stress. In that case, you might want to pay a visit to a doctor.
A dermatologist would be better suited in determining if the cause was an infectious skin condition such as ringworm or scarring alopecia, and an endocrinologist may be better at diagnosing hormone related hair loss.