Good skin condition, especially on the head, is a sign that everything is alright with our health. What are the signs of various skin changes like dandruff?
Do you dream of healthy, strong and shiny hair? The condition of your scalp is important to you because it is responsible for the condition of your hair. The care of your hair is different from the care of your scalp itself.
The scalp is highly innervated and its surface is home to fungi and bacteria, which form the so-called microbiome. In addition, the scalp also contains twice as much moisture as the skin on the rest of our body. If your scalp does not itch too much, you don’t sweat too much, your hair doesn’t fall out much and you don’t have dandruff, then your scalp is healthy and your body is functioning properly. But what happens if you notice any disturbing symptoms? What might these symptoms be?
There are many ailments, illnesses and diseases of the scalp. In order to properly diagnose them, you need to closely observe the changes that occur on your scalp.
What are the signs of hair loss and locally thinning hair? If you have noticed that you are losing hair and that your hair follicles are not properly stimulated because they are not growing new hair, this is a sign that your scalp is out of balance. This can be the result of psoriasis, for example. The symptom of psoriasis is very red skin with scales, especially at the hairline
Skin diseases, including scalp diseases, also include atopic dermatitis. This is a type of allergy, which most often manifests itself as dry, reddened skin. The allergy has a food basis, so in order to avoid unpleasant consequences, you should take care of your diet. Also some cosmetics (especially those based on artificial substances and alcohol) may aggravate the allergy, causing excessive itching.
Dandruff, which is caused by a fungal infection of the scalp, is a further nuisance. Dandruff needs to be treated early because it may lead to irreversible hair loss. Dandruff is particularly bothersome when it manifests itself in greasy scales
More dangerous than dandruff is seborrheic dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis is a disease characterized by excessive skin exfoliation especially in the areas with the highest sebaceous glands such as the temples and the crown of the head.
As we age, the scalp becomes weaker and this can lead to more hair loss. It is also important to bear in mind that this can be caused by vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Therefore, we must take care of a healthy lifestyle, avoid stressful situations as much as possible and take care of the scalp in stages. Opt for natural cosmetics based on herbal extracts and skip the heavily chemical ones. Remember, if any changes have appeared on your scalp, it is a sign from the body that you need to take care of yourself!
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