Mouth ulcers can be very painful and may make it difficult to eat, drink, brush your teeth, or even speak. However, effective prevention and treatment of mouth ulcers has proven elusive. Have researchers in Israel finally found a way to prevent mouth ulcers, reduce pain, and help clear existing ulcers?


Nine Simple Facial Yoga Exercises

by L Matthews on January 17, 2018

Facial yoga may be the next big thing in beauty and fitness, but where do you start? To help you get to grips with yoga for your face, here are nine simple facial yoga exercises. Feel free to post photos of yourself during your daily facial yoga routine!

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Facial Yoga – Could yoga for your face be the next big beauty fad?

January 17, 2018

We all know that it’s important to stay physically active to hold back the ravages of old age, but should your exercise regimen involve yoga for your face? If the results of one new study are to be believed, facial yoga may be the next big beauty and fitness fad.

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Relieve Psoriasis – Quit Smoking and Ditch the Drink!

August 25, 2017

We all know that smoking and drinking alcohol have a host of negative effects on health, but you might be surprised to learn that quitting smoking and ditching the drink might help relieve psoriasis.

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Dry, Cracked Heels – Effective Home Remedies

August 23, 2017

Dry, cracked heels are a common complaint and can prove painful and embarrassing. This condition often gets worse during winter, and may be diagnosed as hyperkeratotic xerosis or hyperkeratosis with ichthyosis vulgaris. While the latter condition is incurable, there are effective treatments to help manage symptoms. These include salicylic acid, glycolic acid, and emollient and […]

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Acne in Pregnancy – How Hormonal Upheaval Affects Your Skin

August 21, 2017

Many people experience acne in pregnancy, but this occurrence of acne is not a sign of a specific skin disease. Instead, acne in pregnancy is typically caused by an overproduction of sebum prompted by hormonal changes. In people with acne prior to pregnancy, the skin issue may get worse. In others, problem skin might actual […]

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Diagnosing Folliculitis

August 17, 2017

When diagnosing folliculitis, a physician will look at the skin, take a clinical history and assess exposure to a variety of risk factors. A skin swab may be taken if usual treatments fail to resolve folliculitis, and this sample will be used to determine the cause of any infection. Skin biopsy is rarely necessary, but […]

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Green Tea Extract for Acne Relief

March 8, 2017

Green tea is a great source of antioxidants and has demonstrated a range of benefits for metabolism. Now, researchers have found evidence to support the use of green tea extract for acne relief.

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Rate My Sunscreen – Why the most expensive sunscreen isn’t always the best

May 3, 2016
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It’s that time of year again, where we frantically rummage in our bathroom cupboards for the sandy, goopy best sunscreen bottle of last summer or go to the store to stock up. Whether your choice of sunscreen depends on whether it smells nice, goes on easily, is not too greasy, or is cruelty-free, be sure […]

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Acne – Yeast Infection

June 24, 2015
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Several skin complaints, including acne, are caused by a yeast infection, meaning that to cure acne you need to first resolve the overgrowth of yeast. One type of acne caused by a yeast infection is called pityrosporum folliculitis and is particularly prevalent in teenagers and in men. Symptoms of pityrosporum folliculitis include chronic, itchy, red […]

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