Psoriasis seems to most commonly strike those under the age of 35, and it affects 100 million worldwide including 7.6 million Americans. It is a chronic condition affecting our skin’s surface, but psoriasis is more than just dry skin.
As kids grow into their teen years, many bodily changes occur. Puberty brings on voice changes, sexual changes, emotional ups and downs, and those dreaded pimples. Just when your teen is highly sensitive about their looks, up pops a zit. Not every kid needs to get treatment, but here some are signs your teen should see a dermatologist for acne.
Spiders, bed bugs, and wasps, oh my! It seems we all have some bug that we fear more than others, but the real fear begins with a bite or sting. Knowing when a bug has bitten you, what kind of bug it is, and what you should do about the bite are all essential to seeking the care that you or your child need.
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The dog days of summer are approaching and everyone can’t wait to get outdoors to enjoy the warmer weather. However, as we hit the beaches, go camping, entertain outside, and spend more time in the elements, our skin can suffer.
Here are some of the most common skin problems during the summer, and some tips on how you can beat them!
Most of us have been cooped up for so long in our homes that feeling the sun on our faces again will be quite liberating. Be careful though, because our tender skin will not adjust to the sun’s soothing, but dangerous rays. In fact, it may be time for a quick refresher course on protecting our skin from summer sun damage.
While skin care products and various beauty regimens can help your skin look great later in life, it’s important to build a healthy foundation by following a few simple and proactive skin care tips.
Ask anyone how to prevent skin cancer and the the first answer will (almost) always be the same. Young and old will say using sunscreen is the best way to prevent skin cancer, though there is much more to it than just that.
We are all super busy with work, taking care of our families, and just getting through each day. Among all the so-called goals and resolutions for the new year, the last thing we want is to make caring for our skin complicated.
Thinking about getting a chemical peel? If you are, most likely you have lots of question you want answered before you take the plunge.
With all the trials and tribulations of a growing family, managing eczema in children is not a welcome addition. Children with eczema present a whole new litany of challenges beyond the normal ones.
If you are a newcomer to this challenge, here are some tips on how to manage eczema in children and help to make life a little more manageable for you too.