ECZEMA – MYTHS AND FACTS

Eczema and Dermatitis are common problems all over the world.  Eczema is non-contagious inflammation of the skin with redness, scaling, oozing and itching. Two factors are important in Eczema. First- an allergic or sensitive skin. Second- exposure to irritant. Familial sensitiveness is an important factor. Climatic extremes and stress also promote the development of

Protect yourself from Viral Diseases with these simple steps

TIPS FOR A VIRUS-FREE MONSOON Every year, the Monsoon season brings us much needed rain. But it also brings with it many unwanted diseases. This year Influenza and dengue have already started affecting people across the country.  However, if we follow some preventive measures, we can enjoy the rainy days without worrying about getting sick. […]

SAFETY TIPS FOR SENILE SKIN/AGED SKIN

  Biological aging is a normal, natural and inevitable process. No one knows when old age begins and interesting point is that the biological age of the person is not identical with his chronological age. Human ageing is the time- related deterioration of the physiological functions necessary for survival and fertility. These changes occur independently […]

Melanin and Vitiligo

Melanin- the natural protector of skin Skin pigment or Melanin does not just provide the skin colour but also it protects the skin from harmful UV rays. If melanin pigment is lost due to any infection, injury or due to auto immune diseases like vitiligo, the skin becomes extremely sensitive. The skin cells being devoid […]

scalp psoriasis

Scalp psoriasis is a common skin disorder that makes raised, reddish, often scaly patches. It can pop up as a single patch or several, and can even affect the entire scalp. It can also spread to the forehead, the back of neck or behind ears. It causes severe itching and discomfort. WHAT HAPPENS IN SCALP […]

Psoriasis

Severe Psoriasis – Managing a flare-up Psoriasis is one of the most baffling and persistent of skin disorders. It’s characterized by skin cells that multiply up to 10 times faster than normal. As underlying cells reach the skin’s surface and die, their sheer volume causes raised, red plaques covered with white scales. Most common symptoms […]

psoriasis skin care

Treating psoriasis is tricky enough on its own. Put Together a Skincare Routine for Psoriasis Do not do anything to irritate your skin, as this will only make matters worse. Avoid using harsh cleansers, abrasive scrubs, hot water bath Stop using fragranced products, whether the scent is synthetic or natural. This will go a long […]

Psoriasis impact

Psoriasis has an influence on many spheres of patient’s life. It influences the mental image the patients have of themselves, indirectly shapes their personality traits as well as it defines the quality of their lives. Various factors may contribute to the lower quality of life of patients with psoriasis. The chronic nature of the disease […]