Category Archives: "Eczema and Dermatitis"
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.
When you think of an autoimmune disorder, you may think of rheumatoid arthritis or multiple sclerosis (MS), but autoimmune diseases can strike the skin, too. Below we’ve got six common autoimmune diseases that either affect the skin directly, or cause symptoms on the skin. What is an Autoimmune Disease? An autoimmune disease is any disease