You have just left an important meeting with a new client feeling confident–then you notice a speckled field white flakes on your blazer.
A common scalp problem, dandruff affects more than half of the U.S. population. An itchy, irritated scalp is more than a nuisance, the constant presence of visible flakes can be an embarrassment. If severe, dandruff can potentially contribute to hair loss.
The main dandruff-causing culprit is Malazzesia globosa, a yeast-like fungus that depletes the scalp of necessary oils. When the scalp is dry and scaling, it is hard to resist scratching. But constant or excessive scratching can damage and weaken the hair shaft, leaving it more vulnerable to breakage.
Although dandruff can be difficult to treat, many cases can be managed with daily care. Here are some tips to help ease scalp inflammation and keep dandruff in check:
Dandruff can increase your risk of hair loss, so don’t let it go untreated. Already suffering from hair loss? Visit Dr. Yael Halaas are our New York City office to discuss hair loss treatment options such as hair transplant, non invasive laser cap and more.
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