Can dandruff cause balding?
Men experiencing dandruff regularly ask us: "does dandruff cause balding?"
The answer is both yes and no - don't you love that answer?
While dandruff is not a direct cause of complete baldness, some excessive cases of dandruff can worsen underlying conditions that contribute to hair loss. These conditions are usually genetic, such as androgenic alopecia, or caused by hormonal imbalances or illnesses. Additionally, and most frequently, too much scratching or picking at the scalp due to itchy or flaky skin will cause trauma to the follicles and also result in hair loss, hair thinning, or shedding. Therefore, it's important when you're experiencing dandruff to avoid excessively scratching your head.
If you think you’re experiencing dandruff-related hair loss, reach out to our experts here at RESTORE for an accurate and professional diagnosis. FUE or other non-surgical options may be right for you.