Archive | Skin Disorders

Understanding Folliculitis

Although cold weather is upon us and you’re trading in tanks for sweaters and shorts for jeans, having clear, healthy skin is still a necessity, but for some, it can feel like a luxury that they will never achieve. Skin conditions can range from acne to rosacea to inflammation causing disorders like folliculitis. When you […]

Continue Reading

Stop Sweating It: The Truth Behind Hyperhidrosis

Whether it’s before a big work meeting, an interview, a blind date, or any other nerve-wracking thing in your life, sweating is normal. In fact, sweating is how your body regulates its temperature and gets rid of harmful toxins in the process. However, if you find that you sweat more than normal, you may be […]

Continue Reading

The Basic Facts Behind Alopecia

Whether you’re a man or a woman, it can seem like there are a few things that define you: your career, your socio-economic status, your health, and maybe only slightly less important, your hair. As a skin disorder that causes people to prematurely lose their hair, alopecia can be beyond frightening and frustrating. To help […]

Continue Reading

How to Deal With Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin disorder that causes hyperpigmentation on your skin, making you look like you have red blotches around your face. Although problems with Rosacea are fairly small including itchiness, dryness, and redness, it can still be something that’s fairly annoying to live with. If you have Rosacea, there are several treatment options available […]

Continue Reading

5 Tips on How to Live With Eczema

Eczema is a skin disorder that causes your skin to become red, dry, and itchy which is primarily caused to inflammation of the skin. Typical in people of all ages, eczema can not only be a bit embarrassing to show off but it can also be extremely uncomfortable as well. If you have eczema, try […]

Continue Reading

What Is This?

One day you notice a patchy white “growth” on your forearm. While it looks new, you recall there has been some itching at the spot. What to make of this? Most likely this is a common condition called “actinic keritosis.” Although actinic keritosis can form at any time, it is usually found in the more […]

Continue Reading

Dermatological Dilemma

A person is known by his or her face. A little problem can be a serious nuisance because a blemish or a small pimple can look so prominent. Katherine always wanted to be an actress. Recently, she received the best offer of her life. She had been exercising to lose a bit of weight, and […]

Continue Reading