Is it true that long flights dehydrate your hair and how to get rid of it?

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Is it true that long flights dehydrate your hair and how to get rid of it?

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    Due to advancement in technology, millions of people travel to other cities, these days by plane. In the past years, they traveled through buses and trains. However, buses and trains consume so much time, whereas, airplanes do not take much time to go anywhere. No doubt, airplanes have many benefits but they also have drawbacks.

     Hair transplant in Ludhiana offers you many benefits such as permanent results along with natural-looking hair growth. First of all, you need to understand how long flights lead to dehydration.

    How long flights lead to dehydration and hair loss?

    The actual answer is air circulation and oxygen supply in airplanes. During the long flights, you have to breathe in artificial air and oxygen that leads to dehydration. In addition to this, all the travelers inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide, and this will mix up with carbon dioxide.

    In this type of environment, your hair is unable to get proper oxygen that is necessary for good hair health. Well, hair follicles need proper oxygen and moisture, for better hair growth. Hair is made up of keratin and other essential components, keratin that is a kind of protein. Hair growth involves 3 stages, such as anagen, catagen, and telogen phase. If hair follicles do not get enough air and water, then hair does not grow properly. 

    Not only, but there are also so many health problems are associated with long flights such as-:

    • Empty your energy tank

    • Dehydration

    • Increase stress level due to dehydration

    • Makes your belly bloated

    • Put stress on your eyes as well.

    How to get rid of dehydration and hair loss?

    Drink plenty of water

    If you are traveling by air and your flight is too long, then you must drink plenty of water. This will help you to get rid of dehydration during long flights. In addition to this, you must drink 250 ml of water every hour during your flight.

    Use a hydration supplement

    You must use the hydration supplement like SOS Hydration that is available in the form of tablets. You must add it into the water and consume it in the plane.

    Avoid consuming diuretic drinks and foods

    It is necessary to avoid consuming alcoholic, soft drinks, and salty snacks. Well, alcohol is a diuretic drink and salty foods lead you to dehydration. So, you must avoid these types of foods and drinks on a plane.

    In order to get rid of hair graft dehydration, you must follow all these steps. Or you must massage your hair before traveling.

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    Dr Vikas Gupta