Dandruff is a condition of scalp in which skin flakes and can cause itching. Poor hygiene can further aggravate dandruff. There is too much exfoliation of skin. One common cause of Dandruff is Seborrheic dermatitis.
Sign and Symptoms:
Sign and symptoms can be vary from patient to patient:
Flakes of skin of scalp
Triggers or aggravating factors for Dandruff:
Not maintaining good hygiene.
Other skin complaints like Psoriasis / Eczema.
Frequently asked questions
Is Dandruff infectious/ contagious ?
No Dandruff is not contagious to touch from person to person.
What all things can aggravate or flare up Dandruff ?
Some common things that may increase Cold weather, Stress, dry skin, not maintaining good hygiene may aggravate Dandruff.
I have observed that other than too Spicy/ peppery diet, intake of nuts in excess can aggravate Dandruff.
Homeopathic treatment of Dandruff:
There are many medicines for Dandruff like Arsenic Alb, Nux-vom, Pulsatilla, Sulphur, Thuja etc., but no homeopathic medicine should be taken without consulting doctor. Homeopathic doctor will take detail case history and give you individualized treatment.
Homoeopathy is a system of medicine that was started by Dr Samuel Hahnemann in 1796. It is based on doctrine of Similia Simlibus Curentur which means Like Cures Like.More ...
Is Homeopathy slow?
Homeopathy is not slow. This can be decided by you. Take an example: If a patient is taking treatment for hypertension in other system of medicine and has to take medicine for whole life but with Homoeopathy if hypertension is cured in one year or one and half year and medicine is stopped then you have to decide which system of medicine is slow/ fast.
Is Homeopathy good for chronic diseases only ?
No it is not true. Homeopathy is very effective in both Acute and Chronic diseases.
Is Homeopathy effective in Autoimmune diseases like Rheumatoid Arthritis / Psoriasis / Alopecia Areata / Vitiligo / Celiac disease / Crohn’s disease / Ulcerative Colitis ?
Yes, there are numerous cases in which Homeopathic remedies has shown efficacy in cases in Autoimmune diseases like Rheumatoid Arthritis / Psoriasis / Alopecia Areata / Vitiligo / Celiac disease / Crohn’s disease / Ulcerative Colitis ?
Is Homeopathy effective in diseases in the body like Tumor / cyst / fibroid / corn / wart / polyp / ganglion / stone / ulceration etc. ?
Yes, there are numerous cases in which Homeopathic remedies has shown efficacy in cases like Tumor / cyst / fibroid / corn / wart / polyp / ganglion / stone / ulceration etc.
Do Homeopathy medicines increase the disease symptoms in all the cases ?
Not true, Homeopathic aggravation is misinterpreted. There may be a mild increase in the symptoms in a few cases in which suppression is there.