How to Incorporate Lifestyle Changes for Optimal Hair Transplant Results

Hair Transplant can be a life changing operation, it is very important to take care of your hair and following the after care instructions is crucial for the success of the operation.

You should live a stress free life

 It is very normal to stress over your day to day activities or even stressing about the fact that you are losing so much hair is very common among hair transplant patients. You should trust the process and do everything you are told to do after the surgery, this way the surgery will be successful and you will have very good results. Stress is very bad for your hair and for your overall health so make sure to stay away from stress.

Eat a healthy balanced diet

Diet and nutrition play a very important role in the healthy growth of hair after a hair transplant surgery. Consider including foods that are high in protein and healthy fats like meat or fish, consume more nuts, seeds vegetables and fruits. If it is necessary you can take multivitamins to support your hair growth.

Hair wash

You can wash your hair after 48 hours from the surgery. But you need to be very gentle and wash your hair with the shampoo and lotion provided to you after the surgery.

Between days 3 and 10 you should wash your hair daily as follows: Put the lotion provided to you on the transplanted area and wait for 30 minutes. Wash way gently with soft warm water then, lather up with shampoo in your hands first make bubbles then pat the shampoo gently on your head then wash away with warm water and do not rub the area.

You should wash your head everyday in this same manner for 7-8 days.

Shampoo and Hair Conditioner

Use only the shampoo and hair conditioner recommended by your hair transplant experts and do not use any harsh products on your hair that might cause damage to the newly transplanted hair. Do not use shampoo that contains sulphates, parabens and silicone. These chemicals make your hair fragile and prone to breaking. 

Physical activities and workouts

Refine from any exercise for at least one month. It is better to relax for several days after hair transplant. You should avoid sweating at all costs because sweat can do alot of damage to the new grafts and might even cause the hair to not grow as it should.

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