• Dandruff Risk Factors

Risk Factors

Certain factors predispose one to be affected by Dandruff, including:

  • Skin type: Dandruff is more common in dry or oily skin.
  • Weather condition: Extreme temperature can sometimes result in Dandruff. Dandruff is more common in winters.
  • Diet: Excessively salty, sugary or spicy food and alcohol may exacerbate Dandruff.
  • Age: Dandruff is more common in adults than children.
  • Gender: Dandruff is more common in men than women And may have a hormonal basis.
  • Poor diet: Poor diet that includes processed or junk foods are linked with Dandruff.
  • Poor immunity: Dandruff is more common in persons with weak immunity like in HIV, Tuberculosis, etc.
  • Stress: Many dermatologists and research studies have indicated that emotional stress plays a significant role in development of Dandruff.
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