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can stress cause you to have more dandruff?

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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology 15 years experience
I think so: For many of patients sress does seem to cause flares of dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis.

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A 24-year-old female asked:

How does stress affect dandruff?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Hormone fluctuations: Some people believe their dandruff varies with their stress levels. In those people, they are probably getting hormonal fluctuations when they experience different levels of stress, and the changes in hormone levels may affect skin conditions like dandruff and acne.

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