Category Archives: "Eczema and Dermatitis"
Cold air, harsh winds, and indoor heating can wreak havoc on your skin if you have eczema. Symptoms usually get worse this time of year, and you may notice more frequent flare-ups than you experienced during the summer. Sometimes called the “winter itch,” winter eczema causes not only dry skin, but more flaking and itching.
Nina was having lunch with her girlfriend when she started to feel a little self-conscious. Her neck was itching and though she’d scratched a couple times it wouldn’t quit. She tried to ignore it but the itch continued until she had to scratch again, harder this time. Her girlfriend asked if she was okay, and
Recent studies have shown that sleep is critically important to health. If you’re not getting 7-8 hours on most nights, you’re more at risk for type 2 diabetes, obesity, heart disease, stroke, and cancer. Worse, some studies have indicated that those who regularly get less sleep than they should are at an increased risk for
Let’s not beat around the bush: cancer treatments are tough. If you’re going through chemotherapy and/or radiation, you know how it goes. Side effects may include nausea and vomiting, fatigue, and skin redness, fragility, and inflammation. You may go through hair thinning or hair loss, and your fingernails may get weak and break more often.