Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine

In brief: It could be both

Dandruff is shedding of dead skin cells from scalp; it can be influenced by dryness, not washing enough, shampooing too often, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, sensitivity to hair product or a yeast-like fungus.
Your hair styling products may contribute; better hydration may help a little. Shampoos containing anti-fungals appear to be most effective. Try one of these first; then to Doc

In brief: It could be both

Dandruff is shedding of dead skin cells from scalp; it can be influenced by dryness, not washing enough, shampooing too often, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, sensitivity to hair product or a yeast-like fungus.
Your hair styling products may contribute; better hydration may help a little. Shampoos containing anti-fungals appear to be most effective. Try one of these first; then to Doc
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