Homeopathic Treatment, Symptoms, Medicines, Remedies for Dandruff
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Dandruff And Homoeopathic Treatment

Dandruff is a form of seborrhocic dermatitis which affects the scalp , eye brows , occasionally breast bone and outer ears . it arises where sebum is secreted from around hair follicles in the skin and causes the flacky patches of dead skin that appear on the shoulders or clothes , recently a fungal infection has been isolated from the scalp and this has been isolated from the scalp and this has revolutionized treatment , one of the factors causing dandruff seems to be the over production of superficial skin cells , the many local treatments that can be bought over the counter are keratolytes i.e., drugs that helps dissolve and remove excess skin dandruff is the shedding of flakes of dead skin from the scalp , these may be seen in the hair or on the clothes . the may be seen in the hair or on the clothes , the conditions is harm less but may be aggravated by failure to rinse away products such as setting lotion or moyssee , completely occasionally there is also an itchy , scaly rash , seborrhoeic dermatitis , that can spread to the face and upper body

Causes:  
For many years it was thought , that diet played a part in the causation of dandruff and since the isolation of the funges , this theory has been configured in that fungal infections are found in the people on the carbohydrates diets   i.e., eating a lot of sweets , fried foods . The fungus is known as pilorosporun ovale and is a form of east

PREVENTION AND SELF HELP

Keep to a healthy diet , avoiding sugar and fried foods . Additional vitamin B , zinc , selenium and vitamin E will help restore hair growth , take one multivitamin tablet a day . Natural herbal shampoos include infusions of rosemary or lavender , alternately boil 15 gm of sage leaves in one litre ,

HEAD LICE

Head lice are a species of small insect parasite which live on the head sucking blood and causing inflammation and itchness , other varieties live on the body and pubic area , lice are small pin-headed sized insects which are only rarely  seen them selves , they lay their eggs which are pearl drop-like in character on the side of the hair shaft , these are known as nits

CAUSES /SYMPTOMS

Other than itcing head , lice cause few symptoms , they are very infectious , so whole schools and families can be affected lice are caught from close personal contact – sexual , where pubic lice are concerned , but can also be cought from infested bedding mattresses and towels , good hygiene practices and keeping to your own personal contact –sexual where pubic lice are concerned – but can be cought from infested bedding mattresses and towels , good hygiene practices and keeping to your own personal towels , good ygiene practices and keeping to your own personal towels will avoid cross infection

Treatment

Treatment is very effective with anti lice shampoos which need to be left on for a few hours and then the hair combed with a steel comb to remove all the eggs . Natural product shampoos from your doctor or chemist , although they will help to reduce inflammation and infection , washing hair in cider vinegar or rubbing lemon juice on the scalp have been used for adults and children , however these actions may not kill all the lice and then re-infection can occur any of the shampoos suggested for the treatment of dandruff can help especially those containing vinegar , washing hair incider vinegar or used for adults and children . however these actions may not kill all the lice and then re-infection can occur . Any of the shampoos suggested for the treatment of dandruff can help especially , those containing vinegar , the bitter herb , common worm wood , can also be used to kill lice and leas – it should be scattered among clothes , linen cup boards and in bed linen . head lice are best treated by the orthodox means outlined , proprictary anti louse shampoos are aviable at local chemists every where . They are best left on at local chemists , every where . They are best left on overnight , and the hair washed and rinsed in the morning .itching is a common symptom in many skin disorders , but can also occur as a result of generalized psoriasis and a condition called lichen planus which particularly affects the middle aged , infestation with lice  scabies and other parsites will cause intense itching

Lice on the head ; Sabadilla Q; its lotion 1 to 20 should be used wash the head

Natrum mur 12x and Staphysagria shold be tried internally

Dr B.S Suvarna
Author: Dr B.S Suvarna

B.A, D.I.Hom[Lond.], M.I.H, PhD, PGDPC (Psychotherapy & Counselling, USA) HOMOEO PHYSICIAN MAMTHA HOMOEO CLINIC Jeevan Shanthi KALYAN NAGAR BYPASS ROAD. Karnataka State, India CHICKMAGALUR

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