Seborrheic dermatitis or oily hair

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What is seborrheaSeborrhea is a condition that is marked by excessive production of sebum in the scalp and back of the ears, it encourages the creation of yellow flakes, irritation and inflammation.

This problem is common in men as well as in women, regardless of age.

Seborrhea is also known as seborrheic dermatitis, you must know that fat is usually caused by the sebaceous glands attached to hair to have healthy hair, oiled and shiny, but due to hormonal changes, stress, improper hair care, contamination and poor hygiene this mechanism loses balance and secretes more sebum quantity, seborrhea often causes the fall of the hair.

What are the causes of seborrhea?

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  • Changes and hormonal changes, increasing the male hormone testosterone (also found by the female body) encourages the sebaceous gland activity.
  • Stress and nervousness.
  • Having a diet rich in fats and carbohydrates.
  • Pollution.
  • The use of degreasing shampoo, may lead to increased production of sebum to defend against aggression.
  • Rub with fingers, combs and brushes the scalp.
  • Sparse hair hygiene.
  • When it occurs in infants is usually caused by maternal hormones that entered the placenta before birth.


What are the symptoms of seborrhea?

  • Excessive secretion of fat.
  • Yellow scales attached to the hair and scalp in the form of plates.
  • Irritation and inflammation.
  • Outbreaks of dandruff.
  • Itching.
  • Odor.
  • Hair loss
  • Excess fat in the scalp down the hair and causes the hair look greasy.


What causes oily hair?

There are some causes, the most common are:

  • A diet rich in fats that can cause an oily scalp.
  • Hormonal imbalances.
  • Heredity, genes work together to have an oily scalp.
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