Tag: UV

Sunburn – What is it and How to Avoid It?

Sunburn – What is it and How to Avoid It?

Sunburn does not only damage your skin on the day or days it happens, it also has many longer term effects. When ultraviolet rays from the sun hit the skin for an excessive time they cause sunburn. The direct affects are seen on the skin. The area of skin which has been burned will be [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Lumbar Epidural Injection

Lumbar Epidural Injection

When the nerves located in the epidural space of the spine become inflamed it can cause varying degrees of pain and discomfort. In the more severe cases a lumbar epidural may be necessary in order to effectively relieve the pain. Epidural space This is the area inside the spine that surrounds the membrane known as [...]

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Raise Your Awareness of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Raise Your Awareness of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

The two most common types of skin cancer are collectively known as nonmelanoma skin cancer but individual are called basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinomo or SCC for short. SCC is the second most common skin cancer, with about 20% of the 1 million diagnosed cases of cancer each year being this type. Squamous [...]

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Vitamin D and Peripheral Artery Disease

Vitamin D and Peripheral Artery Disease

The peripheral artery disease, or PAD, occurs when cholesterol and calcium deposits get accumulated in the arteries of your legs and arms. Individuals with vitamin D deficiency are at an increased risk of developing PAD. Peripheral Artery Disease The peripheral arterial disease causes narrowing of the blood vessels of peripheral organs such as legs and [...]

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Teeth whitening

Teeth whitening

White teeth, that Hollywood smile everyone wants to get, isn’t it one the most common wishes and interests concerning equally men and women all over the world? It is possible. You can have it! Today having white teeth is not only a treat, it is a necessity, a condition of general comfort. Studies have shown [...]

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Do you Know Good Sources of Vitamin D?

Do you Know Good Sources of Vitamin D?

Are you aware that some people don’t get enough vitamin D in their diets. In the early 1900s, there was a serious vitamin D deficiency. A vitamin D deficiency causes rickets which is known as a softening of the bones. Today, in the U.S. milk has been fortified with Vitamin D to prevent this from [...]

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What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer Prevention

What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer Prevention

Whether you know it or not, you need to protect yourself from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun at all times no matter what season it is. This is true whether it is an over cast day or a beautiful cloudless day. Protecting yourself is just as important in winter with snow on the [...]

November 12, 2012 More
The 10 Best Foods for Your Look

The 10 Best Foods for Your Look

You Want to Look Good then best you start Eating Properly. If you look in any of the women’s magazines you will undoubtedly be subjected to adverts that will tell you the way to becoming a beautiful person on the outside to match you wonderful personality on the inside. They have potions that will transform [...]

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Skin Disorders

Skin Disorders

Skin disorders can be broadly categorized as either rashes or as growths. Rashes are often a result of skin inflammation and can be precipitated by a wide variety of causes. Two common inflammatory diagnoses in women are acne and atopic dermatitis, commonly called eczema. Growths or tumors may be further classified into benign, pre-malignant, or [...]

September 27, 2011 More
Skin Care

Skin Care

The skin is the largest and most exposed organ of the body. its functions are complex and include serving as a physical and immunologic barrier to external substances, retaining water, regulating body temperature, and acting as a sensory organ. The skin is also an integral part of our self-image and is often a focus of [...]

September 27, 2011 More
Melanoma

Melanoma

Melanoma is a cancer of the skin that occurs when pigmented skin cells begin to grow out of control. Melanoma is often deadly, unlike basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers, which are usually curable. However, if found at an early stage, melanoma can usually be cured. Melanoma often appears as a brown or black [...]

September 17, 2011 More