Hair loss: 'Nail rubbing' trick may boost blood circulation to scalp and stimulate growth

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Hair loss: 'Nail rubbing' trick may boost blood circulation to scalp and stimulate growth

Miss Ready explained that the technique involves curling the fingers to form a half fist, and rubbing the fingernails of each hand against each oth

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Miss Ready explained that the technique involves curling the fingers to form a half fist, and rubbing the fingernails of each hand against each other for roughly ten minutes.

Results can be achieved by completing one 10 minute session, or by breaking up the 10 minutes throughout the day, explained the specialist.

It is worth mentioning that all evidence of the method’s efficacy remains anecdotal, warranting further scientific studies to elucidate such claims.

The increase in blood flow to the scalp is also said to delay the onset of other conditions, such as dandruff and hair greying.

Causes of hair loss

Harvard Health explains: “We normally lose approximately 50 to 100 scalp hairs each day. If more than this is falling out, you may find an unusually large amount of hair in brushes, on clothing and in the drains of sinks and tubs.



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