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Mushrooms are a favorite of many. There are so many varieties of them present, such as button, shiitake, oyster, portobello, black, etc, and adding...
Dandruff is easy or hard to manage based on its root cause. While dry flakes go away post winter season, dandruff due to oily skin, psoriasis, or fungal growth require more efforts. To avoid dandruff buildup, follow healthy practices like washing hair regularly, avoiding product residue in hair, and eating right. Treating dandruff problems on time can prevent further issues.
Atopic dermatitis is severe eczema with symptoms like dry, scaly skin, redness, itching, rashes, etc. Dry skin, extreme weather conditions, stress, infections, etc are some of its triggers. Medically, it is often treated with creams, corticosteroids, antihistamines, and phototherapy. Taking care of the skin, managing stress, wearing loose cotton clothes, trying sea salt baths, and using lavender are some home remedies that may help.
An itchy forehead may be caused due to skin conditions like eczema, contact dermatitis, dandruff, and acne. Certain cosmetic products may trigger itching due to an allergen. Other causes include sunburns, stress, and pregnancy. The symptoms include burning, dryness, redness, scaling, and itching etc. Washing your face with cold water, using aloe vera gel, applying sunscreen may help ease the symptoms.
Itching, especially in the nipples is a bad sign, no matter how embarrassing or uncomfortable it may be. From benign issues like dry, flaky skin to more serious complications like breast cancer, there can be a number of causes for your itchy nipples. Even if your itching issue isn't life-threatening, all that scratching can affect the quality of your life eventually. Runners experience jogger's nipple due to improper clothing. For these reasons, it's important that you know about the possible causes of itchy nipples and treats it accordingly.
Pain in the armpits can be one of the toughest to bear. Let’s explore the reasons your armpits, the left one specifically, can hurt...
For some people, henna dye may cause skin irritation and allergic reactions. It might even have lead acetate, so always read the label. Do you have dark or dyed hair? You’ll need more hydrogen peroxide to lift existing color, whether or not you’re using henna. Unfortunately, this leads to dry and weak hair. You should also avoid black henna which has a powerful allergen called para-phenylenediamine. To dye hair safely, do a small patch test and follow instructions closely.
While it's not clear what exactly causes cradle cap, experts feel that excessive production of oil or sebum may be a factor. Maternal hormones in the baby could account for the overproduction of sebum. The growth of a fungus known as malassezia in the sebum may also be a factor. Other risk factors include immune system problems, weather extremes, and skin disorders.
An itchy crotch can spoil your day. Up to 20% of the world population is affected by it. You can get an itchy crotch if you share your towels with others, tight clothing can also be a cause. Other reasons for an itchy crotch include pubic lice, fungal infections, herpes, genital warts, and contact dermatitis.
Burning incense produces pollutants and irritants that are toxic to your cells and can cause genetic mutations. Not just that, incense smoke can also irritate your respiratory tract, cause lung cancer, and aggravate asthma. It can also cause contact dermatitis if exposure is prolonged and leukemia in children if the mothers were subject to it when pregnant.
Our skin is sensitive and falls victim to irritation, inflammation, and allergy quite easily. Some of these conditions do not have a permanent cure. Our desire for glowing, clear skin makes us resort to harmful cosmetics and intense chemical treatments to achieve a better look. But there are several natural remedies with natural ingredients that can help control and alleviate the discomfort. Some of these include honey, coconut oil, aloe vera, and yogurt, which are gentle on the skin and do not harbor the possible harmful side effects of medication or cosmetic treatments.
Loss of eyebrows and eyelashes is medically termed as superciliary madarosis. Like all other hair on your body, eyebrows also have a shedding and...
It is known that increased stress levels affect your mental health but they also manifest physically in the form of skin conditions. Many of us...
Seborrheic dermatitis might sound like something out of a scary movie. In reality, it encompasses everything from dandruff to skin rashes. The causes can range from fungal infections to an overactive immune system and skin allergies. Needless to say, it can get pretty complicated. The only way to deal with the condition is to treat the symptoms as they appear. And while over-the-counter medications are readily available, natural treatments can also lend a hand.
Bentonite clay helps heal eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and other skin problems. It has powerful antibiotic properties that help ward off various viruses, infections and diseases. It helps remove fluoride and toxic metals from water. It is extremely popular as a colon cleanser and natural detoxifier. Consume internally, add it to your bath or use as a facial mask.
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