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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
Are you a morning person or a night owl? Whatever your answer, we’re talking about your natural internal clock, or what scientists call your “circadian rhythm.” You’ve probably heard about this lately, as researchers are learning more about it all the time. While they used to believe it affected mainly your sleep/wake cycle, new studies
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.