Causes of dandruff in men
Dandruff( seborrheic dermatitis) is a disease characterized by premature death of the scalp cells, causing the appearance of so-called "snow"( white scales) and constant itching. The male population of our planet is most susceptible to this disease. Why? This we now find out.
The causes of dandruff in men can be very diverse. The most frequent of them is the defeat of the scalp with fungal microorganisms. Their appearance leads to disruption of the sebaceous glands, which produce the production of subcutaneous fat, which provides reliable protection of the skin and hair from the negative impact of external factors.
But if the fungus begins to develop on the skin, they begin to work out their secret in order to increase the protective properties. As a result, a favorable environment for the development of microorganisms is created and dandruff begins to manifest itself in all its glory.
And to struggle with the given misfortune follows special medicines, which selection should be only the doctor. Of course, you can try to make your own choice in favor of this or that facility, and it is even possible that you will achieve a positive result. But, unfortunately, such experiments often give only a temporary effect.
Treatment of dandruff caused by fungal parasites should be carried out in a comprehensive and correct manner. Therefore, without the help of a qualified specialist, you can not do.
Another common cause of dandruff in men is stress. It is because of the intense emotional state that changes occur throughout the body, which also can not but affect the sebaceous glands. However, in this case dandruff is observed dry, but not greasy.
If you are constantly experiencing stress, then to eliminate dandruff you need to normalize your emotional state. And since this is often impossible because of any circumstances, it is possible that you will have to drink a course of sedatives. By the way, they should also be prescribed by a doctor. Otherwise, you run the risk of harming your CNS.
Also the development of dandruff in men and contributes to such a factor as the presence of bad habits. Smoking and drinking generally negatively affects the body. They do not bypass the sebaceous glands. The result is dandruff, itching and an untidy appearance.
Incorrectly selected shampoo and irregular hair care also entails the appearance of this problem. Therefore, if you know for sure that your health is at a normal level and you have no bad habits, but you are still concerned about dandruff, try changing your shampoo and washing your hair at least 2 times a week. It is worth noting that too frequent washing the head only exacerbates the situation, so you do not need to wash your head every day.
By the way, scientists have repeatedly established a link between the appearance of dandruff and a large consumption of sweets and flour. Therefore, if you have such predilections to get rid of the problem, you will first need to adjust your habits.
Food in principle plays a very important role in the state of hair and scalp. If in your diet will be present in large quantities of fatty foods, sodas and other harmful food, then get rid of dandruff you will be very difficult. After all, in order to eliminate manifestations of the disease, you must first get rid of the root cause.
Treatment of dandruff is a very important moment. After all, its success will depend only on whether the root cause will be identified and whether it will be eliminated. And to identify it yourself, and even more so to eliminate without the help of a professional, it will be very difficult. Therefore, the best option is to consult a trichologist.
But if you do not have time to visit a doctor, then you can independently take a few steps to help you reduce the effects of dandruff:
- discard the sweet and flour;
- revise your diet and make a choice in favor of a healthy diet;
- avoid stressful situations, and if this is not possible, take sedatives;
- change your usual shampoo to a healing shampoo;
- wash your head less often;
- discard bad habits.
If you do everything correctly, the manifestations of dandruff should decrease. But if this does not happen, no matter how hard you try, it means that the problem lies much deeper and only properly selected treatment will help you. Therefore, do not delay with a visit to a specialist, otherwise the treatment will be delayed for a very long time.