Dandruff Treatment


Dandruff is a common scalp condition in which small pieces of dry skin like flake come off the scalp. If you have dark hair or you’re wearing dark colors, you may notice the flakes in your hair or on your shoulders. Dandruff may also make your scalp itch.

Dandruff is generally a chronic scalp disorder caused by the excessive scaling of the scalp. The itching and flaking of dandruff can almost always be controlled.

Signs and Symptoms of Dandruff :

  • At times, the scalp can be itchy.
  • Greasy or dry scales on the scalp.
  • Yellowish to reddish scaly raised bumps along the hairline (in severe cases).

Who can get dandruff ?

Almost anyone can have dandruff, but some risk factors make you more susceptible. These are :

     Age -

  • Dandruff usually begins in the teenage years and extends through to middles age.

  •  Gender -

  • Research suggests that male hormones may be linked to cases of dandruff.

  •  Stress -

  • Periods of stress may aggravate the complain.
  • Consultation with a Dermatologist will help you in treating and maintaining scalp health with the help of medication.