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How to prevent itchy scalp

BY Onlymyhealth Editorial Team2016-10-17T00:00:00+5:30

Would it be cool if someone scratches their heads repeatedly in front of you? Obviously, it wouldn’t be! Nobody looks good pulling off that odd act. An itchy scalp can get very discomforting and embarrassing at times, especially when you are socializing. On several occasions, the irritation and scratching can result in redness and rashes. To be able to get rid of that itch you will need to first understand the reason behind it. The causes for an itchy scalp may include dandruff, dry scalp, sebaceous cysts, switching shampoo, poor hair care, poor diet or scalp fungus. There are plenty of methods to treat an itchy scalp without spending a lot of money. Some of the remedies can be easily found in your kitchen. You can make use of lemon juice to treat an itchy and dry scalp because of its antiseptic properties. Besides, it is also effective in treating dandruff which is one of the most common causes of an itchy scalp. All you have to do is apply fresh lemon juice thoroughly on your scalp and leave it on for few minutes and then shampoo your hair with anti dandruff shampoo. Watch this video with Dr. Naveta Suman to know how to prevent itchy scalp.

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