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July 8, 2016

Understanding Hair Loss Causes and Treatment Options

Hair loss is a normal and ongoing process for all people. But for most of us, hair replacement and regrowth makes up for the continuing loss making the cycle unnoticeable. Usually, advancing age tends to increase losses and reduce natural replacement...
July 8, 2016

5 Simple Tips to Keep Dry Skin At Bay This Winter

The cold, dry weather of winter can take a major toll on skin, causing it to become dry and itchy and making it more prone to cracking, bleeding and even infection. And as we get older and skin loses its ability to retain natural moisture, the proble...
July 8, 2016

What Is "Chicken Skin?"

Have you ever had patches of whitish or pinkish acne-like bumps on your upper  arms, thighs, or less commonly, the buttocks, or face? Then you might have keratosis pilaris, often shortened to “KP.” The condition derives its name from the bumpy, ...
July 8, 2016

Debunking 5 "At Home" Skin Remedies

While some home remedies do work, others don’t, and when it comes to your skin they sometimes make conditions worse. That’s why making yourself a guinea pig to "see if it works" is a bad idea. To help avoid these negative consequences, here are f...
February 25, 2016

Avoiding Athlete’s Foot

It lurks in locker rooms, shower stalls, damp towels and sweaty socks, spreading easily from one foot to another when it can. It thrives in warm, moist conditions. Yet while athletes seem to be at higher risk for this condition, they aren’t the onl...
February 25, 2016

Are Skin Tags Dangerous?

Skin tags are little growths, usually just millimeters long, growing out of otherwise normal-looking skin. They’re often a little bulbous on the end with a narrow stalk of skin connecting them to the body. They are also usually the same color as t...
October 1, 2015

5 Acne Myths

At least 80 percent of adolescents know the sorrow acne causes, as do a surprisingly large percentage of adults. Unfortunately, acne myths proliferate and interfere with people getting effective treatment for this common skin disease. In fact, believ...
September 13, 2015

What can Asclera do for your veins?

Ever been nervous to shed your cover-up at the beach because of purple varicose veins twisting across your legs? You’re not alone. Almost a quarter of Americans — twice as many women as men — develop these abnormal vein structures on the surfac...
September 1, 2015

What to Do if You Get Poison Ivy

It’s ruined many fishing, hunting and camping trips. It's the bane of hikers and picnickers across Georgia. And every fall, as folks venture out of the air conditioning and back outside to enjoy fresher weather, they’re bound to trample through i...
June 12, 2015

Facts on Folliculitis

Facts on Folliculitis   When most people think about dermatology, they usually think of pimples, eczema, warts, or moles. What people often don’t realize is that dermatologists are also trained to help treat conditions that affect the hair. One ra...

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