Published: 05/15/2015 - Updated: 11/18/2018
Author: MSc. Miriam Reyes
Does your head itch a lot? Can you feel tiny little scabs that get picked off easily? Do you have yellow or white scabs? Then you probably have streptococcus, a type of fungus that generally lives on the skin, which is different from the fungus which causes dandruff.
Streptococcus can be very uncomfortable, and it can be detected by the following symptoms:
- Intense itching.
- Small scabs that peel off when scratched.
- Burning of the scalp.
- Hair loss, if the problem is not treated.
What causes fungus on the scalp?
- Contagion: Bed sheets, pillow and mattresses that are rarely cleaned, or which are infected, like those in short stay hotels, are generally a common cause of contagion. They can also be spread by sharing brushes, combs, or infected hair utensils. They are easily spread, and difficult to eradicate.
- Weak immune system: individuals that have a weak immune system are much more prone to becoming infected. Keep in mind that a weak immune system is due to a deficient diet, accumulated toxins, constant or excessive anxiety or stress, Vitamin A and C deficiencies, poorly functioning intestines, excessive bile in the body, lack of exercise, poorly eradicated toxins from the body, constipation, poor nutrient absorption, etc.
- Stress: Individuals that are typically very stressed are generally more prone to fungi.
- Feelings of deep irritation, very mental individuals.
- Heat and humidity are ideal environments for fungi, and make it easier to spread fungi, and more difficult to cure.
How to treat fungi on the scalp
It’s hard to get fungi out. Creams and ointments can help, but if you truly want to get rid of them, you need a good plan of action. So consider these tips, and you’ll see how the slow method is the best, and the safest. If you don’t see any improvement, don’t give up. Stick with the treatment, and one day they will simply disappear.
Diet: If you have any of the aforementioned symptoms, the first thing you need to do is start a diet in which you avoid certain foods that could lead to acidic blood, due to high toxin levels. One of the best environment for fungi is acidic blood. So if you truly want to get rid of them, avoid anything that is sugar-sweetened, refined products and cow’s milk, as well as red meat. It is very important that you include a citrus juice before breakfast every day, be it oranges or mandarins, or lemon tea (one glass of warm water with the juice from one lemon). Drink fresh vegetable juices daily, made from carrots adn aloe, which is wonderful for cleansing the body and strengthening defenses.
Hygiene: wash your hair every three days and vigorously massage your scalp with your fingertips. Do not forget the nape of your neck, which is a favorite for this type of fungus. Use aloe shampoo and place a little in your hand. Add a few drops of lemon and wash well. Once done washing your head, sprinkle colloidal on your scalp, and all to dry without rinsing.
Habits: Never sleep with damp hair because this is a perfect mixture: humidity with heat. Try to shower in the morning. At night, brush your hair with a natural fiber brush, and with your head upside down. Eat a clove of raw garlic every day, at night or in the afternoon, so that the odor doesn’t bother you. Fungi do not like garlic, and garlic also strengthens the immune system. Once a week, rub lemon on your scalp, then rub with your fingertips. Do this at night, after brushing, especially in the areas that itch.
Stress: Avoid stress and anxiety, which are frequent causes of fungus on the head. You should also take a look at whether there are people or situations that irritate or stress you, from which you don’t know how to escape. We recommend you read the book “You can Heal Your Life”, by Louise I. Hay. This book with help you work with your emotions, which influence your entire body.
Itching: if your head itches, don’t scratch it. Apply colloidal silver to the area and rub it in with your fingers.
- Hay, L.L. 1984. You can heal your life. Paperback: 272 pages. Publisher: Hay House Inc.; 2 edition (January 1, 1984). Language: English. ISBN-10: 9780937611012. ISBN-13: 978-0937611012. ASIN: 0937611018
Revised by: Dra. Loredana Lunadei on 11/18/2018
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