Psoriasis Diet – What should I eat or Avoid?

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Having psoriasis makes you pay attention to every detail like medication, your stress level, you tend to keep close watch on the weather and other triggers as well. But should you also follow any psoriasis diet i.e. be watchful on what's on your plate? A healthy diet normally includes lots of veggies and fruits, whole grains and lean protein which is a good diet for everyone. Some people having psoriasis say their eating habits do affect their skin. There is no scientific proof that avoiding ...
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Can Coconut Oil Help Psoriasis Symptoms?

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Are you looking for a natural remedy to treat your psoriasis symptoms? Then coconut oil can come to your rescue. However there is not enough research on whether it really works or is it just a hype. But there are enough reasons to include it in your psoriasis treatment plan. How Coconut Oil Can Help Your Skin? You can benefit in a lot of ways by applying virgin cold pressed coconut oil (VCO) on to your skin. Firstly it helps to hold in the moisture. It helps to ease swelling and redness and al...
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Psoriasis Basics, Types And Causes

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One of the skin disorders that is irritating, unpredictable, persistent and baffling is psoriasis. It is a condition that causes the skin cells to multiply up to 10 times faster than normal. The underlying cells reach the skin surface and die. Their sheer volume results in red raised plaques usually covered with white scales. This skin condition occurs typically on the knees, scalp and elbows. It can also effect the palms, soles of the feet and torso. Depending on the type you have, the psori...
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Eczema – Causes & Symptoms

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Eczema is a group of diseases that causes inflammation or irritation of the skin. Dermatitis is the other name for it. The most common type is atopic dermatitis. It generally refers to a group of medical conditions that lead to other allergic diseases like hay fever and asthma. Dermatitis occurs in about 10% to 20% of infants and about 3% of children and adults in the U.S. In most of the infants who develop dermatitis, the disease outgrows by their tenth birthday. But in some people, symptoms...
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Baby’s Skincare – Protection from Skin Cancer

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Do you want to protect your child from skin cancer as they age? All you have to do is prevent the child from getting a severe sunburn in the childhood. According to American Academy of Dermatology, one severe burn as a child or as a teenager increases the risk of getting skin cancer. So, don't neglect your baby's skincare routine. Sun Protection Protection from sun is very important at every stage even during infancy. For skin cancer or melanoma, exposure to sun is the most preventable risk. S...
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Follow The Right Skin Care Basics

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Skin is the largest organ in your body. The condition of the skin is an indicator of your health. You need to develop healthy habits as part of your skin care routine to protect it from outerĀ  forces. Below are some of the skin care basics you need to follow: Skin Care Basics Cleaning and Moisturizing your Skin daily It's a must that you wash your face twice daily, once in the morning and once at night before going to sleep. Always use a toner followed by a moisturizer after cleansing the ski...
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Cystic Acne – Everything You Wanted to Know!

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It is common to have a pimple or two as a teenager. But what if you have large, red and painful breakouts that run deep into your skin? It means you may have a condition called cystic acne. There is treatment for these breakouts but if left without treatment then cystic acne can last for years. It affects large areas of your skin sometimes leaving permanent scars. It is best to follow a good treatment plan recommended by a dermatologist. What is Cystic Acne? Your skin is full of pores. If the ...
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Winter Skin Care Tips to prevent Dry skin

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Outside weather may be dull, but your skin need not be. It is important to follow certain winter skin care tips to have soft and moisturized skin in winters. Due to the cold weather outside, your skin may become dry so does your hands and feet. It can get even worse and the skin becomes so dry that it leads to flaking and cracking of the skin, sometimes even eczema. 10 Winter Skin Care Tips Are you facing similar problems? Then read on the following winter skin care tips that you must follow t...
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Melanoma – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Melanoma is a serious type of skin cancer. It develops in the cells called melanocytes. These cells produce melanin, the pigment that gives color to your skin. This cancer can develop in the eyes also and rarely in the internal organs such as intestines. In women, it commonly occurs in the legs and in men, mostly on the back. The main cause of melanoma is exposure to ultraviolet light. Some develop from a mole as well. It occurs more commonly in men than women. Symptoms of Melanoma Early sy...
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