How To Cure Dandruff Effectively

Almost everyone has dandruff, but when someone has too much of them, it could damage the confidence. In severe cases of scalp irritation often occurs, and even infection. To be able to overcome it effectively, then you have to understand what is dandruff and where it comes from.

Dandruff the exfoliation of dead skin on the scalp that can sometimes be excessive. Itchiness caused by this condition is very disturbing, and the white scalp that is falling on the outfit would ruin our appearance. Not to mention if the micro-organisms or fungi such as Malassezia furfur (also known as Pityrosporum ovale) appears and make it worse.

Dandruff Causes

  • Genetic factors,unwittingly it also may be the cause of this disorder.
  • Dry skin. This can lead to dandruff and itchiness on your scalp. if you live in dry and cold environments then risk of having dry skin will be higher.
  • Oily skin.
  • Lack of hygiene and the health of the scalp. For example, don't use shampoo regularly and do not wash your hair after exercising.
  • Skin diseases like eczema and psoriaris in the scalp can also cause dandruff.
  • Pityrosporum ovale fungus also known as Malassezia furfur also can make them worse.
  • Sensitive skin or allergic to a certain hair-care products.You should be aware of this and should be able to choose what hair care products suited to your hair.
  • Unhealthy diet, nutritional deficiencies such as vitamin b, iron, zinc and certain fats in the diet will lead to dandruff.
This problem is generally more common in men, because men produce more skin oils, and is believed also that the male hormone is one factor the appearance of dandruff. While stress and depression can cause hormonal changes that also increase the risk of dandruff.

How To Cure Dandruff Effectively

Cure DandruffTo treat it effectively you must first understand the causes of  it on your scalp,then do the appropriate action to treat the problem.
  • Reduce stress, because stress and depression can cause it.
  • Keep the hygiene and the health of your hair. Select hair-care products that are suitable for your use and make sure you are not allergic to the product. Do not use excessive hair care products such as hair sprays and gels.
  • Healthy life style. Things to avoid, namely smoking and alcohol.
  • Keep your nutritional balance. Make sure you consume enough vitamin B, zinc and foods that contain essential fatty acids to prevent this annoying condition.
  • Wash your hair regularly with an anti-dandruff shampoo. Select anti-dandruff shampoo that suits your use.A good anti-dandruff shampoos have one of the following substances :
    • Coal tar
    • ZPT (zinc pyrithione)
    • Selenium
    • Sulfur
    • Antiseptic
  • If you feel there is fungus on the scalp then you can add ketoconazole 1-2% on your shampoo. Use twice a week, but you should consult with a physician before doing this.
  • The doctor or professional specialists usually treat severe dandruff with
    • Ketoconazole
    • Corticosteroids
    • Vitamin B
    • Cyanocobalamin
    • Riboflavin
    • Pyridoxine
    • Antibiotics
    • and Estrogen
Treating dandruff is a unique struggle. You can share your knowledge with your family or friends to be able to effectively treat dandruff. If you experience severe dandruff that caused by skin diseases, my advice is to immediately go to the doctor for a consultation and conduct an appropriate treatment.


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