So today, let's continue our conversation about our "hair"
Now . . . yesterday we spoke about the amino acid called "taurine" and today we'll talk about another amino acid called "lysine" . . .
This one we've spoken about many times before in regards to our health.
So the question for today is this . . . why is "lysine" also important for our "hair"???
Well . . . "lysine" is present in the "hair's root" and it's responsible for the shape and volume of our hair.
And with this . . . an "L-lysine" deficiency can cause hair loss . . .
You see . . . "lysine" assists in "rebuilding" protein structures like "keratin" in our skin and hair.
So let's dig a little deeper . . .
There's a specific sex hormone called DHT that's derived from testosterone.
And when we have TOO MUCH of this hormone . . . it can affect our "hair" follicles . . . which can interfere with the "growth cycle" of our hair . . . leaving us with shrinking and shortening of the hair . . . making it easier for it to fall out and not grow.
Now . . . even though "lysine" isn't actually a DHT "blocker" . . . when combined with DHT inhibitors . . . it promotes hair growth.
So now I'm sure you're thinking . . . what's a natural DHT blocker???
Well . . . my favorite is "Spirulina".
You see . . . "spirulina" is full of antioxidants . . . which can counteract oxidative stress and keep our "hair" healthy.
And the best part is this . . . it can help keep our blood sugar levels in check . . . and "high blood sugar" can lead to the PRODUCTION of DHT
Did you get all that???
Okay . . . now "lysine" can also increase "collagen" production . . . which is essential for providing the foundation for healthy "hair" growth.
Collagen contributes to "hair" elasticity . . . which allows "hair" to be flexible and withstand daily manipulations and styling activities.
So tomorrow . . . we'll talk about one more attribute to healthy "hair".
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