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  Dandruff [Section Title] - Health encyclopaedia - NHS Direct
Dandruff is the most common condition affecting the scalp.
Dandruff produces greyish white flakes of skin that are often visible on the hair and shoulders.
The aim when treating dandruff is to reduce the level of the yeast pityrosporum ovale on your scalp, and slow down the reproduction of skin cells.
www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk /en.aspx?printPage=1&articleId=121   (1035 words)

  
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Dandruff is the common term used for white skin flakes shedding from the scalp, or in some cases, other hair-covered skin.
Dandruff can happen at any age and is found in people between the ages of 12 and 80, however the condition mostly occurs after puberty, usually between the ages of 20 and 30 and usually affects males more often than females.
Dandruff is believed to be associated with an overgrowth of a fungus commonly found on the skin and scalp, called Pityrosporum ovale.
www.stophairlossnow.co.uk /Dandruff-What-is-Dandruff.htm   (482 words)

  
 Hair Loss Central: dandruff & stress
Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, can indeed increase with stress -- regardless of whether the stress is caused by a negative event, such as losing a job, or a positive one like getting married.
Dandruff is a scaling of the scalp that results in visible flakes of skin, especially along the hairline.
Sometimes dandruff is confused with dry skin (flaking caused by peeling sunburn on the scalp), or psoriasis, a chronic skin disease that causes fairly prominent scaling.
www.hair-loss-central.com /Library/dandruff.html   (348 words)

  
 Dandruff Basics
What actually lies behind dandruff is a simple difference between people in a natural process we all undergo every day: shedding skin cells.
If dandruff flakes are greasy and yellow, the probable cause is the skin condition known as seborrheic dermatitis; seborrhea is usually associated with redness as well.
These forms of dandruff -- as well as the run-of-the-mill variety -- become a hazard only if you scratch to the point of causing breaks in the skin, which can place you at greater risk for infections, particularly from staph and strep bacteria.
www.hipusa.com /eTools/webmd/A-Z_Encyclopedia/dandruffbasics.htm   (317 words)

  
 Natural anti-fungal dandruff shampoo for dandruff cure.
Dandruff is a common scalp condition that occurs when dead skin is shed, producing irritating white flakes.
Dandruff is an annoying and embarrassing problem, but is rarely serious, and basic steps can be taken to minimize its effects including a natural dandruff shampoo.
If dandruff is persistent and seems to be getting worse, or it it moves to other areas of he body consult your health care practitioner.
www.naturallydirect.net /dandruff-shampoo.htm   (1036 words)

  
 NIZORAL* Dandruff Shampoo
Dandruff is characterized by unsightly white flakes that accumulate on your hair, shoulders and clothing, usually accompanied by an itchy scalp.
Dandruff first starts to appear during the onset of puberty, but usually hits with greater frequency and severity when most people reach their early to mid-twenty's.
While regular dandruff will appear on the scalp as white or gray flakes, severe dandruff, or seborrhea, will often include oily flakes that are yellow in colour along with red, scaly and moist patches on the scalp and in other areas around the eyebrows, cheeks, ears and chest.
www.nizoral.ca /eng/closeup_truth.html   (267 words)

  
 DANDRUFF
Dandruff is actually the shedding of dead skin cells.
Dandruff flakes are greasy and yellow are linked to a type of dermatitis; Dry, thick lesions consisting of large scales may be psoriasis of the scalp.
Dandruff is a common symptom of food allergies, however it is often difficult to determine which foods or combination of foods is the culprit.
www.homepharmacy.com.au /healthcontent/AilmentsandDiseases/dandruff.htm   (698 words)

  
 Dandruff ! - Hair
Dandruff is the shedding of an excessive amount of larger-than-normal flakes that stick to the hair and eventually fall on collars and shoulders.
Severe or persistent dandruff may be a symptom of eczema, psoriasis or seborrhoeic dermatitis.
If your dandruff is very noticeable, very itchy and uncomfortable or hangs on weeks after you have tried to correct it, see a doctor.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art24521.asp   (424 words)

  
 Beauty tips: how to deal with dandruff
However, an increase in the amount of dandruff does not necessarily mean that there is a "cause-effect" relationship resulting in the thinning of hair.
Dandruff is made up of bits of dead skin that peel away from the scalp as a result of the effects of metabolism.
Normally, dandruff, in its early stages of growth, is not visible to the naked eye.
www.free-beauty-tips.com /dandruff.html   (255 words)

  
 Phyto Phytosquame Treatment for Persistent Dandruff
Phytosquame is an intensive scalp treatment for long-lasting, anti-flaking properties recognized for its efficacy on severe dandruff conditions and itchy scalp.
Dandruff results when the scalp skin's renewal cycle accelerates and the microbial flora proliferates.
Dandruff conditions result from irregular cellular activity: the cells in the scalp regenerate too quickly, causing excessive desquamation and microbial proliferation, which is often accompanied by itchiness.
www.fabaocanada.com /phyto/phytosquame.htm   (155 words)

  
 Dandruff, Flaky and Dry scalp, Itchy Scalp, Psoriasis, Acne and Eczema Treatments
In fact, dandruff is the shedding of the outer layers of skin from the scalp.
Dandruff is also associated with a tiny yeast called pityrosporum oval, which is normally present on the scalp.
When you have dandruff, the loss of cells from the scalp is more rapid and the yeast grows more quickly causing the cells to clump together to produce flakes, better known to you and me as dandruff.
www.naturally.co.uk /scalp-dandruff.shtml   (209 words)

  
 Dandruff Data
This article is about the management and control of both the dry dandruff with its itchy white flakes, and the greasy variety that supports the growth of certain yeast fungi and other exotic flora.
Dandruff is a common scalp condition that affects most people at some time during their lives.
Dandruff is much more common in the winter where the weather outside is frightful, but the dry indoor heating is even more frightful.
www.hairloss-reversible.com /dandruff.htm   (1265 words)

  
 Is Dandruff a Disease?: Always Health.com
Dandruff is the loose shedding of the skin from the scalp area that is left in the hair.
Dandruff is a condition in which there are traces of white or gray particles that can be visible in the hair, neck or shoulders.
Dandruff is sure to become more and more severe when the weather is cold and milder when it is hot.
www.always-health.com /Dandruff.html   (283 words)

  
 Dandruff Warning Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment on MedicineNet.com
Seborrhea (dandruff) is a skin disorder that results from neither too little moisture nor too much oil.
Treatment of seborrhea (dandruff) is directed at fighting the skin inflammation.
Note, though, that dandruff is not a yeast infection.
www.medicinenet.com /Seborrhea/article.htm   (432 words)

  
 Dealing with Dandruff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
If dandruff is the only thing standing between you and a closet full of basic fl, you're not alone.
Dandruff is a chronic condition that can almost always be controlled, but it may take a little patience and persistence.
But dandruff shampoos aren't all alike, and you may need to experiment until you find one that works best for you.
www.holistichealthtools.com /control_dandruff.html   (406 words)

  
 Aminexil by Kerastase cures hairloss, hair loss shop. Dandruff
Dandruff comprises of large scales of dead skin which are yellow in color.
It destroys the fungus infection that is responsible for the dandruff and works against the formation of new dandruff.
The use of a purifying lotion prevents the reoccurrence of dandruff and strengthens the working of the peeling and the mild anti dandruff shampoo.
www.hairloss-hair-loss.com /products/dandruff.htm   (559 words)

  
 Dandruff and Dandruff Cure
It is estimated that as much as 97% of the population of the United States will at some point in their lives have a form of dandruff, but there is still a lack of total agreement about this condition.
Dandruff can happen at any age but is most commonly found in people between the ages of 12 and 80.
Dandruff is an itchy, annoying and persistent skin disorder of the scalp.
www.anti-dandruff.com   (610 words)

  
 Aubrey Organics - Does Your Dandruff Shampoo Cause Cancer?
Dandruff (pityriasis capitis) occurs when the scalp sheds larger than normal amounts of dead epidermal cells.
Many mainstream dandruff shampoos even if they are free from coal tar contain other potentially hazardous ingredients such as sodium laureth sulfate or polyethylene glycol (PEG) compounds, both of which are frequently contaminated with a clear-cut carcinogen, 1,4-dioxane.
Researchers reporting in the Archives of Dermatology note that, "dandruff was suppressed by selenium sulfide shampooing." In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study from the Division of Dermatology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, selenium sulfide shampoo was found to be "effective in the treatment of moderate to severe dandruff."
www.aubrey-organics.com /about/articles/dandruff.cfm   (1289 words)

  
 Dandruff
Dandruff is the result of the normal growing process of the skin cells of the scalp.
Dandruff can cause either an overly dry scalp with itchy white flakes that may be waxy or greasy or dandruff can manifest as an oily greasy scalp with scales.
Dandruff is often known as "dry scalp", but people with oily scalps tend to suffer the most.
www.coolnurse.com /dandruff.htm   (1317 words)

  
 Dandruff
Dandruff is the shedding of excessive amounts of dead skin flakes from the scalp.
Dandruff differs from a dry scalp in that it is improved when one shampoos more often.
When scaling of the scalp is accompanied by redness, or when the redness and flaking spreads to cause greasy scaling on the face, eyebrows or sides of the nose, one may have seborrheic dermatitis.
www.aocd.org /skin/dermatologic_diseases/dandruff.html   (372 words)

  
 Dandruff
The medical name for dandruff is pityriasis capitis, and it's the most common condition of the scalp.
Dandruff is believed to be associated with an overgrowth of a fungus commonly found on the skin and scalp, called Pityrosporum ovale.
It may be your dandruff is due to other skin conditions such as seborrhoeic dermatitis, eczema or psoriasis.
www.netdoctor.co.uk /health_advice/facts/dandruff.htm   (686 words)

  
 Beauty and Makeup Blog » Blog Archive » Dandruff
Dry dandruff is characterized by an itchy scalp where small white scales usually attached to the scalp or loosely scattered in the hair, shed off.
The waxy or greasy type of dandruff is yellow in color, scaliness of the epidermis mixed with the sebum oozing from scalp, causes scales to stick to the scalp in patches causing itchiness.
Dandruff should be treated immediately on finding the slightest signs of its existence.
www.beauty-cosmetic-guide.com /blog/2006/07/04/dandruff   (267 words)

  
 Cheap dandruff treatments
Dandruff is a bothersome problem sometimes thought to be associated with inefficient hair care.
In fact, dandruff is a medical problem which is really caused by a fungus.
Sometimes I wonder if there was a cure for dandruff than many of these pharmacy companies would find themselves with one less product to sell and less revenues to report in their quarterly stock report.
okok.essortment.com /dandrufftreatme_oxd.htm   (494 words)

  
 Dandruff Treatment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For more persistent or severe dandruff, as well as dandruff due to seborrhoeic dermatitis, shampoo containing 1% or 2% ketoconazole, such as Nizoral, can be used.
Severe forms of dandruff, particularly if accompanied by flaking or scaling on other parts of the body, should be treated by a doctor.
Dandruff can occur in conjuction with skin conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis.
www.dandrufftreatment.info /treatment_for_dandruff.php   (300 words)

  
 Cure dandruff | Get rid of dandruff | Dandruf
Dandruff that falls to the shoulders can be a real pain and many (50% of all adults according to certain studies) are affected.
There are several possible causes for dandruff: stress, bad nutrition, lack of rest, frequent use of gels and hair sprays, excessive use of hot curling irons,...
Remember that when you stop the treatment of your scalp and hair with dandruff shampoo, the dandruff will return.
www.hairfinder.com /hair-problems/dandruff.htm   (191 words)

  
 IHD - DANDRUFF
Dandruff or a flaky scalp can be more socially unacceptable than body odor and bad breath.
While dandruff does not actually cause hair loss, you can have a full head of hair and still have dandruff, it should be cleared up if possible, as a clean scalp can help prevent hair loss.
Dandruff is a mild inflammation of the scalp causing flaking.
www.ihdistribution.com /newArticles/dandruff.htm   (648 words)

  
 The Original Holisticat (TM) Articles - Dandruff
Dandruff can also be a symptom of an allergy that needs to be recognized and eliminated from the cat’s environment or diet.
Rarely, dandruff can be a symptom of a more serious disease such as kidney, liver or thyroid disease.
But after a few days, the dandruff will be lessened and may even disappear as the oils are distributed better over the whole coat.
www.holisticat.com /dandruff.html   (763 words)

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