What is Dandruff? A person’s scalp surface continuously sheds dead skin cells every twenty-four days. Dandruff is the shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp at an excessive rate. What are the symptoms of dandruff? The symptoms include scaling,flaking,itching & imitation of the scalp. What causes dandruff? Dandruff occurs due to two factors: ¤Overgrowth of fungus called P.ovale on the scalp which causes increassed flaking & imitation. ¤Excessive oily scalp that supports the growth oe the fungus P.ovale
The other factors could be: Internal factors: Hereditary. Exessive perspiration & poor hygiene. Emotional Stress. Improper nutrition.
External factors: Cold climate & Low humidity.Infrequent shampooing of hair.Tight fitting hats & scarves.Improper use of cosmetic hair products TREATED OF DANDRUFF: Dandruff is a recurrent condition that can be effectively controlled with the use of medicated shampoos containg antifungal & Antiproliferative agents.Conaderm is a topical antifungal & Antiproliferative shampoo.