Tingling on the head

When you experience tingling on the head, is usually due to paraesthesia. It occurs when a nerve is damaged or under pressure for a long time. For example, a person may wake up with a tingling feeling on the arm or leg after waking up. In many cases the tingling on your body and head is only temporary, but in some cases it can last for quite a long time. If you want to read more about possible causes for the tingling on the head and the best way to treat it, than you should read this blog.

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Causes for tingling on the head

Infections, colds and flus on people causes irritation and inflammation on their sinuses. As the sinuses enlarge, they can put pressure on surrounding nerves. This can trigger paraesthesia on the head. Over-the-counter cold medications, warm compresses, or steam can help reduce inflammation and relieve pressure on the nerves. When this happens the tingling sensation will likely resolve.

Anxiety or stress can also cause a tingly feeling on the head. This is because stress triggers the release of norepinephrine and other hormones, which are responsible for directing blood flow to the areas in the body that need it. As a result, blood is sent to the head, which may cause a person to feel a sensation of tingling.

Other skin conditions

Your skin can also tingle if it is irritated. Mostly this feeling of irritation is due to culprits such as dyes, bleaches and hair straightening products. Applying heat can worsen this form of irritation. There are also some shampoos that can irritate your skin. They contain chemicals ore cones that get into your skin and attack the skin condition.

Some shampoos contain fragrances or other chemicals that irritate the skin. If you forget rinsing out your shampoo than it can also cause itching. So, you need to be aware of what products you use and what ingredients contain these products.

Psoriasis occurs when skin cells reproduce faster as usual. It is causing raised patches of dry and scaly skin. It could possible also cause a tingly feeling.

Seborrheic dermatitis is a type of eczema, that affects the scalp along with oil-prone areas. It can cause itching and burning and in some cases also redness, inflammation and flakiness.

Folliculitis Is another skin condition that can cause scalp tingling on the head. It occurs when the hair follicles become swollen and inflamed. Bacterial, viral and fungal infections are among the most common causes. In addition to a burning and itchy scalp it can cause red bumps and skin lesions.

Best treatment for skin conditions on the scalp

The best treatment for skin conditions, that we advise is the Neofollics healthy scalp treatment. It combats dandruff, flakes, itching and is effective for Seborrheic dermatitis and Psoriasis. The treatment gently exfoliates the scalp and removes impurities like dandruff and flakes.

The treatment consists out of an exfoliating shampoo and out of a nourishing mask. The exfoliating shampoo needs to be gently massaged and distributed over the scalp and hair. After a few minutes, you need to rinse the shampoo of your scalp and then you can apply the nourishing mask. The nourishing mask you should not rinse out of your scalp.


Tingling on the head is something you can experience due to different causes such as stress, medications and infections. If you want to treat your tingly feeling on the head, you can use products that actively reduce the effects of these conditions.

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