Severe dandruff can cause scalp inflammation, weakening hair follicles.
Constant scratching can lead to hair breakage and loss.
Dandruff linked to Malassezia fungus may disrupt scalp balance, triggering shedding.
Mild dandruff might cause temporary shedding but doesn't typically cause permanent hair loss.
Severe dandruff from conditions like psoriasis may affect hair growth cycles.
Aggressive dandruff treatments might dry the scalp, leading to hair breakage.