In fact, a small study of 34 women published in the Journal of Physical Therapy Science found that bi-weekly scalp massage lowered their stress hormone levels as well as blood pressure.
How to do it
Scalp massage involves ”running, kneading or applying pressure to the skin of the scalp with the fingers and hands,” explains the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.
When should I see a GP about hair loss?
According to the NHS, you should see a GP if:
- You have sudden hair loss
- You develop bald patches
- You’re losing hair in clumps
- Your head also itches and burns
- You’re worried about your hair loss
“Your GP should be able to tell you what’s causing your hair loss by looking at your hair,” explains the health site.