Some are of the opinion that at the early
stages of hair loss, dandruff begins to
increase. However, an increase in the amount
of dandruff does not necessarily mean that
there is a "cause-effect"
relationship resulting in the thinning of
You should think of excessive dandruff as a
warning sign as far as the health of the hair
Dandruff is made up of bits of dead skin
that peel away from the scalp as a result of
the effects of metabolism. Normally, dandruff,
in its early stages of growth, is not visible
to the naked eye. It becomes visible only
after enlarging into pieces of dead skin (what
we normally call "dandruff") as a
result of the propagation of bacteria and/or
problems with seborrhoeic scalp conditions.
Persons suffering from prolonged dandruff
are said to have a dandruff ailment. This type
of ailment, accompanied by itchiness, can lead
to eczema if it worsens. Suppressing the
propagation of bacteria is one means of
dealing with fatty dandruff. This is because
bacteria is one of the causes of this
If possible, try to shampoo on a daily
basis to prevent bacterial propagation. One
effective means of dealing with dandruff is to
disinfect the scalp area with commercially
available medicated shampoos specifically
designed for dandruff removal. However, daily
shampooing can lead to eczema for persons who
suffer from dry scalps. Shampooing once every
three days may be ideal for such persons.
Persons who suffer from persistent,
hard-to-cure dandruff are urged to consult a
How To Get Rid Of Dandruff - Quick Tips
Vinegar is poured into the hair, massaged into the
scalp, and left to dry for a few minutes.
Then the hair is washed.
The process is repeated daily until the dandruff
disappears, usually within a few days.
Shampoos for prevention of dandruff
Zinc pyrithione shampoos (Selsun Salon, Head & Shoulders).
Tar-based shampoos (Neutrogena T/Gel).
Shampoos containing salicylic acid (Ionil T).
Selenium sulfide shampoos (Selsun Blue).
Ketoconazole shampoos (Nizoral).
Dietaries for prevention of Dandruff
Follow a healthy diet plan. The diet should have zinc, B vitamins and essential fatty acid that helps in preventing dandruff.the patient should take all-fruit diet .Citrus fruits, bananas, tinned fruits, meats, sugar, white flour, strong tea or coffee, condiments, pickles, refined and processed food should be avoided.
Control stress as it results in number of diseases. It can even help trigger dandruff or aggravate existing symptoms.Often Shampoo if your scalp is oily as it removes the excess oil and prevent dandruff.Use of styling products such as hair sprays, styling gels, mousses and hair waxes should be reduced.Brush the hair daily to improve circulation.The scalp should also be thoroughly massaged everyday,this stimulates the circulation, and encourage hair growth. Exposure of the head to the rays of the sun is also a useful measure in the treatment of dandruff.
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