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Can Zinc Help Prevent Hair Loss?

Zinc is an essential vitamin for healthy hair, skin and nails. A lack of zinc can lead to early stages of baldness and thinning hair. A good zinc supplement for hair loss will supply a good amount of the mineral, as well as other key hair nutrients such as biotin, vitamin C and iron. HR23+ contains 5mg of zinc per serving.

Zinc is a trace element in the human body, yet it is essential for a lot of biochemical processes. Essential processes are very much dependent on Zinc, and they include cell reproduction, production and maintenance of hormone levels, protein synthesis and absorption of vitamins and other minerals. A state of zinc deficiency is diagnosed when the body is lacking in sufficient levels of zinc.

If you suffer from hair loss, then taking zinc can provide a viable option for you. Losing up to 100 strands of hair a day is perfectly normal, but shedding more than this amount is cause for alarm. Losing an abnormal amount of hair can be caused by a number of factors, including hormones, stress, genetics, poor nutrition and disease. Zinc can help restore hair health and promote hair growth, making it an excellent vitamin to take on a daily basis.


Insufficient levels of zinc can lead hair problems such as:

- Extreme shedding
- Early greying
- Weakened follicles
- Hair thinning
- Greasy strands
- Lack of volume


How much Zinc should you take daily?

Zinc is taken to combat a zinc deficiency and to fight hair loss. It is recommended to take between 5-10mg of zinc daily. You can purchase zinc as a supplement, but you will also find it in multi-vitamin hair supplements like HR23+.