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Do you suffer from the pain, itch and inflammation of psoriasis? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Up to seven million people in the U.S. have psoriasis – that’s a lot of people! While there are treatment options available, not all of those options are effective at relieving symptoms and outbreaks. However, recent research may result in the creation of new, more effective psoriasis treatments. Let’s take a look at this recent discovery . . .
Do you suffer from varicose veins? While most people with varicose veins consider their occurrence to be no more than an issue of vanity – a physical “flaw” so to speak – some people experience pain from their varicose veins. If you battle varicose veins, there are ways to address them – both from a pain perspective and from an appearance perspective. Let’s find out what these options are . . .
Is camping a summer ritual for you and your family? Perhaps you’ll be heading to the local state park for the weekend, or have a longer, more adventurous trek planned. Whatever your camping plans may be, don’t forget to pack one very important thing: your knowledge about poison ivy! Keep reading to find out more about this menacing plant.
Are you familiar with plantar warts? Since it’s not likely a subject that often comes up at the dinner table or among friends (and thank goodness for that - you’ll see why if you keep reading), you may be in the dark about the causes, symptoms or treatment options for plantar warts. And isn’t that something you’d like to know – just in case? Well, then, let’s take a look!
Have you ever awoken to find a small, red, itchy bump somewhere on your body? You may have been at a loss as to what it was or how it got there, but one thing was likely – it itched like crazy! If that scenario sounds familiar, that red, itchy bump may have been a spider bite! Read on to find out how you can get relief from common spider bites – and avoid bites from more harmful spiders.
Do you remember the last time you had a blister? Maybe you were trying out a new pair of tennis shoes for the first time, or you spent the weekend power-shopping in your brand new sandals and paid the price. Is there any way to get quick relief from a blister? Is it OK to pop a blister? Can a blister become dangerous if not taken care of properly? Keep reading for the answers to all of these questions – and more!
Are your feet feeling a little itchy these days? Are they red, with a burning sensation? Do you have cracked or flaky skin between your toes? Uh-oh. This is starting to sound very familiar. I’m afraid that you may have a case of Athlete’s Foot. What’s that you say? You’re not an athlete? Well, unfortunately you don’t have to be. Keep reading to find out all the dirty details on this uncomfortable condition.
Do you suffer from Psoriasis? If so, you know the pain and embarrassment it can cause in your every day life. And now, unfortunately, you may have to worry about more than just the effects of psoriasis. A recent report presented by the National Psoriasis Foundation Medical Board indicates that psoriasis is linked to a number of serious medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease, depression and cancer.
What’s your favorite season? Summer is one of the most popular answers to that question – and for good reason! What better time to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine? As much as you may love the sun, however, it can be responsible for a serious health risk – skin cancer. Keep reading to learn more about this potential health danger.
Do you remember when the answer to almost any infection was to treat it with penicillin? Well, my friend, those days are long gone. Today there are a number of infections that have become resistant to even the most trusted antibiotics. For instance, have you heard of MRSA? Keep reading for more information you need to know about this deadly infection.
Have you ever suffered from acne? Even if you’re an adult, you may be struggling with keeping a soft, clear complexion. Whether you are dealing with acne yourself, or know someone who is (such as a child or grandchild), you know the embarrassing and often cruel attack acne can have on self-esteem and self-confidence. After all, isn’t your face usually the first thing people notice about you?