While you are doing all your best to fight against smog by using less your car, keep in mind that smog (pollution air ) is also a cause of cough, damaged hair and gray mood. Through breathing and skin contact fine particles, ozone and benzene can reach the whole body. After being outdoors in pollutant areas take a shower ( hair included) to prevent micro-dust from penetrating into your body. Make a sauna very often in a Gym or Spa, that is detoxifying.
*Fight allergies. particulate pollutants, inflame the respiratory tract, opening the way for allergens and strengthening their effects. To clean the toxins from nose, throat and lungs vaporization and inhalations with sulphurous waters, anti-inflammatory and decongestant.
*Protect your head. The fine dust which is deposited on the scalp can promote irritation itching. Also accelerate the production of free radicals in the hair bulb, which may increase the hair fall . You can protect yourself by using hats during each season or doing daily an ultra delicate shampoo , preferably with
all natural and biodegradable products.
*Pick up the mood: According to new studies the smell of smog coupled with less hours of light, favors mood disorders.
If you feel down try to get outside for about 20 minutes to rebalance serotonin and melatonin, natural substances that regularize the mood. Add to your diet bananas, eggs, tuna and few almonds, food known as precursors of serotonin.