Magnesium for Healthy Hair
Are you struggling with a dry, itchy scalp and embarrassing dandruff flakes? Do you have thinning hair? Is your hair going gray? If you’re having trouble with your hair and scalp, it could be due to a magnesium deficiency.
Read on to discover an easy way to nourish your hair and scalp back to health.
Calcium, Magnesium and Your Hair
Magnesium is responsible for helping your body absorb and use other nutrients, like calcium. Without magnesium, calcium just can’t get into your bones where it’s needed most. Instead, it can clog up arteries and form calcifications in your joints and organs.
It can also form calcium deposits on your scalp, which can lead to dryness and flaking and even hair loss. Spraying magnesium right onto your scalp can help with all of these conditions.
If you’re experiencing dry scalp or hair loss, Ashley Glenn of NaturallyCurly.com writes that you should, “try using magnesium oil to massage your scalp. Scalp massages help promote blood circulation and therefore aid in the prevention of hair loss. Magnesium… dissolves the calcium deposits in the hair follicles so it has been used to fight hair loss as well. If you have hard water, then your hair and scalp may be suffering from a buildup of calcium so applying magnesium oil can help to dissolve this buildup.”
Glenn recommends making your own magnesium oil, but there are clean, natural products out there that will save you the trouble and are way easier to use. EASE Magnesium is an affordable option that won’t itch or leave your scalp feeling greasy (unlike a homemade or purchased magnesium oil).
Magnesium to Soothe Your Scalp
Magnesium will also fight off conditions caused by sweat, hair products or sebum (natural oils that can sometimes be over-produced). Topical magnesium will cleanse away bacteria and other irritants, break down any build-up and also soothe the skin itself to alleviate the symptoms.
With daily use, you’ll find that your scalp is back to normal, with no dandruff, build-up or itchiness in a week or two. Over time your hair will get stronger and thicker and will develop a healthy shine.
As an added bonus, hair loss due to calcium deposits or other build-up will also be a thing of the past and you may even find that thinned or bald spots begin to show signs of hair growth again.
Age-Related Hair Loss
Not all hair loss is the result of calcium deposits, of course. Sometimes with age, your hair just naturally thins out, especially if it runs in your family.
According to WildTurmeric.net “We all have to accept age-related hair loss, but there certain things that we can do greatly stop age-related hair loss. One such thing is using magnesium oil on our skin. Magnesium is vital for healthy hair and even a small deficiency in magnesium affects hair adversely. Using magnesium oil on a regular basis is the key to delaying age-related hair loss.”
With as much as 80% of the American population deficient in magnesium, is it any wonder that hair loss is such a common complaint?
Still need convincing? Well, Tracy, a personal trainer and health advocate, recently wrote to us to tell us about the success she’s been having with EASE Magnesium:
“For about a year I struggled with thinning hair and I was experiencing some sort of buildup on my scalp. The buildup wasn’t exactly like dandruff or sebum so I really didn’t know how to treat it.
I figured that the thinning hair and scalp issues were connected somehow and did some research. What I found was that calcium can build up on the scalp which causes your hair follicles to clog up (the clog is like a little round ball that can easily be picked off). After doing some more digging I read that applying topical magnesium to your scalp can fix this problem and I also spoke to someone who mentioned that you can use topical magnesium to thicken your hair.
Figuring I had nothing to lose I gave it a shot! I sprayed magnesium on my scalp every day for about a week and within my first week that build-up on my scalp was gone….I couldn’t even believe it.
The results happened so quickly for me. Now I am over a month into this routine the buildup has not returned and better yet I can see my hair thickening in those same places I noticed the thinning.
The only change I made was that I started to apply EASE once every other night on my scalp but I still continue to spray EASE daily on other parts of my body. I am super thrilled with these results!”
Great news for Tracy!
Like hair loss, graying is usually considered an inevitable sign of age. Hair goes gray when the pigment cells in hair follicles die, making the hair more or less transparent — appearing silver, white or gray.
While more and more people are accepting their gray hair and even embracing it (just Google “gray hair trend” if you don’t believe me), there are still a lot of people who would like to stop or reverse the graying of their hair.
Obviously, hair dyes and tints have been a popular choice for a long time, but more and more people are turned off by the harsh chemicals involved in coloring hair. Recent studies have shown that regularly coloring your hair can have serious impacts on your health. Plus, it requires a lot of maintenance at a fairly high cost.
There isn’t a lot of conclusive data to back it up, but it seems that some preliminary research is offering hope that magnesium deficiency may be behind some cases of gray hair. If this is the case, replenishing your magnesium stores could stop or even reverse the graying of your hair.
Given the many benefits of magnesium for your health (check out our Top 10 here) and the ease of using a spray — either directly on your hair or elsewhere on your body — we figure it couldn’t hurt to try.
If you’ve experienced anything like this while using EASE Magnesium, let us know in the comments!
Magnesium: The Great Multi-Tasker
It’s really no wonder that magnesium is great for your hair, since it’s responsible for over 700 metabolic functions in the body. It is also a nutrient that the majority of Americans are deficient in for reasons you can read about here. So many of the daily aches, pains and stresses that we suffer from are the result of too little magnesium.
We’re not going to launch into a whole list of magnesium benefits and functions here, but I thought it might be interesting to look at a few that have a direct relationship to hair growth.
First, magnesium encourages protein synthesis by supporting enzyme function. Your body’s ability to use protein is absolutely necessary for hair growth. Protein is also the key to melanin production, which is what keeps your hair from going gray.
Next, magnesium regulates blood pressure and also keeps blood flow optimized by keeping calcium out of your blood vessels. Blood flow to the scalp ensures nutrition for your hair and keeps the skin of your scalp healthy as well.
Finally, regulating calcium absorption prevents calcifications on your scalp which can, as we talked about before, cause hair loss.
Applying topical magnesium directly to your scalp is not the only way for your hair and scalp to benefit from it. Using magnesium all over your body every day will ensure that your body is getting enough of this mineral and will prevent other magnesium deficiency symptoms from cropping up.
EASE Magnesium is a solution of pharmaceutical-grade magnesium and purified water. It’s as easy as spraying it on and waiting 90 seconds for it to absorb.
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