What causes dandruff


Many people and almost all, at least once, they might have face this dandruff issue. Of course this is not a serious disease or dangerous issue. If neglected for a long period of time, it will cause itchy, irritation, red skin issues. 

Dandruff is a condition of your scalp caused by flaking of your skin. It is just a dead skin. 

So lets look at what causes dandruff..

  1. Not washing hair regularly : Every alternative day one should clean their hair with shampoo. Sweat and Oil in the hair root causes flakes once it is their for a longer period of time.
  2. Food Habit : Even the food habit is also might be the reason for dandruff. Too much intake of oily food definitely have it’s role in causing dandruff.
  3. Seborrheic dermatitis  : This is one of the commonest causes for dandruff. It is an inflammation of the sebum (oil) glands on your scalp, and it causes irritated and oily skin.
  4.  Stress : Stress is one more cause for dandruff in some people. 
  5. Being away from Sunlight : Being exposed to sunlight definitely helps in reducing the dandruff. 
  6. Age : Dandruff is more likely from adolescence through middle age, although it can be lifelong. It affects men more than women, possibly for reasons related to hormones.
Also there are several reasons for which one can get dandruff. 


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