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How to Have Healthy Hair After Pregnancy and During Menopause

If you’ve been pregnant, perhaps you noticed that your hair grew faster than normal. But after giving birth, those luscious locks seem to lose their volume and shine. It’s not just the stress of becoming a parent that does a number on your hair. It’s also the lower amount of estrogen.

The same thing happens when women head into menopause. They experience more hair loss due to a drop in hormones. But although it’s frustrating, you can fight it with supplements and a little change in your habits.

Supplements that support healthy hair growth

Supplementing your diet with omega-3 and omega-6 oils can improve both your hair density and restore its shine.  Zinc, Biotin, Vitamin D, and iron are other essential nutrients that can stop hair loss. And Vitamin C is all-around useful for boosting your immune system and reducing thinning and greying, too.

Healthy Hair After Pregnancy

Instead of ingesting supplements, some women prefer to apply them directly to their scalp and hair.