7 ways to get rid of itchy scalp


Medicated shampoos

    Over-the-counter (OTC) shampoos with ingredients like selenium sulfide, zinc pyrithione, salicylic acid, or ketoconazole can be very effective.

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Home remedies

    Some natural solutions like apple cider vinegar rinses, oatmeal baths, or tea tree oil massages can provide relief.

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Scalp massage

    A gentle massage with calming oils like coconut or jojoba oil can improve circulation and soothe irritation.

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Identify and avoid triggers

    Stress, harsh weather, or certain hair products can worsen itching. Try to pinpoint what triggers your itch and avoid it.

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Diet

    Staying hydrated and incorporating Omega-3 rich foods into your diet can promote scalp health.

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Manage stress

    Stress can manifest in various ways, including scalp itchiness. Relaxation techniques like meditation or yoga might help.

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Cooler showers

    Hot showers can strip your scalp of natural oils, so opt for lukewarm water for hair washing.

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