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When you think of your immune system, you may imagine an army of cells deep in your bloodstream working to eradicate any viruses or bacteria you may encounter. You probably don’t imagine similar cells marching up and down your arm, but you could. That’s because the skin is a complex organ that not only provides
Depending on where you live, it may seem like Mother Nature is going through some serious mood swings. It’s warm and then cold. Dry and then snowing or raining. Freezing and melting. Whatever the weather may be doing in your neck of the woods, one things is likely—the changes are affecting your skin. Here’s how,
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