There are specific foods that can give you a little help …

When the hormonal changes of menopauseNot only do the heat and mood changes come, but many times our body reflects those changes through our hair and nails. You start to notice dry and brittle hair or sometimes hair loss. And with similar nails, they break easily or lines and roughness are easily formed. What is wrong with them? So many mineral deficiencies and vitamins They are reflected in your nails and your hair, but also the hormonal changes. The thickness of your hair depends largely on a genetic issue, but it also depends on the levels of your hormones. You see, your hair goes through four phases: growth, regression, rest and fall.

During puberty and pregnancy, there are more levels of estrogen in the body, so the hair spends more time in the growth stage. After pregnancy, it goes into the fall stage to balance all growth, which is why many women experience more hair loss postpartum. Likewise during menopause and partly because estrogen levels decrease and those of androgen hormones (male) rise, the hair goes through a longer time in the fall stage. Likewise, imbalances in the thyroid gland can cause hair loss. If we add to this a diet low in nutrients, minerals and vitamins and excess stress, we can see we find a recipe for disaster in your hair. These elements not only reduce the volume and thickness of your hair, but can cause it to continue in the fall phase for a long time.

But don’t worry, don’t panic. A diet rich in nutrients, good hydration can help you. Likewise, there are specific foods that can give you a boost to your hair and make it look great. Take out paper and pencil to add these beauties to your next shopping list:

  1. Add strength to your hair and nails incorporating almonds into your diet. Almonds are not only high in protein but are loaded with biotin, a very important vitamin for the use of protein in the body and responsible for the growth of nails and strong hair.
  2. Blueberries – They are one of the best sources of antioxidants you can find. It is always better to use them fresh, but you can also use them frozen. Blueberries will help provide strength and growth to your hair and nails.
  3. Linseed – These little ones are super health heroines. Being high in omega 3 they will help provide more thickness, shine and moisture to your hair.
  4. Sesame seeds – They are high in zinc, a mineral responsible for the growth and strength of hair and nails. You can also find Zinc in chickpeas, lentils and Pumpkin seeds.