As you age, your skin produces less collagen and fewer vitamins. This causes it to lose elasticity and develop wrinkles, fine lines, dullness, and age spots. The process occurs early for some people, and it can be exacerbated by environmental factors such as dryness, pollution, poor diet, smoking, and excessive sun exposure. There’s an entire
Rosacea is an inflammatory condition that causes the skin on the mouth, cheeks, nose, forehead, and chin to become red, flushed, and irritated. It is most commonly seen in those with fair skin, and can be accompanied by small white pimples, acne, or visible blood vessels. Though not dangerous, it is incredibly frustrating and uncomfortable.
The internet has changed how we socialize, work, travel, and learn—and it is also changing our health. The prevalence of internet use and mobile technology has led to the rise of new illnesses that did not exist twenty years ago. Including both mental and physical symptoms, these diseases and syndromes range in severity from mildly
What do Avril Lavigne, George W. Bush and Richard Gere have in common? The answer—they’ve all fallen victim to Lyme disease. This disease has been in the spotlight recently, with several celebrities going public about their experiences. But what is Lyme disease, how do you get it, and how is it treated? About Lyme disease
We’re big fans of home remedies. They use fewer chemicals and more natural ingredients that store-bought or conventional medicines. Oftentimes, they are more effective, and have centuries of successful history behind them. However, even low-toxin, natural treatments can be dangerous if you don’t practice good safety techniques while using them. To use home remedies effectively,
If you’ve ever experienced menopausal hot flashes, you know how much they can interfere with everyday life. These bouts of intense, uncomfortable heat come out of nowhere and usually have no external source. They can last anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes, and may occur many times in a single day—or even a