Here’s what you need to know about different types of skin rashes

Rashes are unattractive skin abnormalities that indicate a severe medical condition, allergies or infections. Almost everyone experiences rashes in their lifetimes and sometimes, they go away with simple medication while others require immediate medical attention

Here’s what you need to know about different types of skin rashesHere are the common causes, symptoms and appropriate treatments for each. Dermatitis Atopic: Often referred to as eczema, this skin condition develops during childhood and is an itchy rash. It commonly appears on elbows, at the back of the knees, wrists, neck, ankles and your cheeks. Those who suffer from hay fever and asthma experience […]

Five common skin conditions that can occur near the vagina

Everyone has experienced red patches, itchy skin, and fungal infections in their life, but, a few people know that skin infection can occur near your vagina. Here are a few conditions that can occur near the vaginal region

Five common skin conditions that can occur near the vaginaHeat, humidity, and not maintaining hygiene are the main contributory factors for having a skin infection. We all must have experienced red patches, itchy skin, and fungal infections irritating us, but, do you know, the skin infection can occur near your vaginal area? Few conditions that can occur near the vaginal region: Eczema It is […]

Beauty tips: Learn to take care of your skin and hair this winter

In winter months our skin and hair face a lot of issues such as dryness and chapping and diseases such as eczema, psoriasis can flare up. Skin care and hair care therefore needs to be altered to keep skin looking supple and healthy

Beauty tips: Learn to take care of your skin and hair this winterHere are a few essential tips to maintain healthy skin and hair, this winter Use moisturising creamy face washes and body washes that hydrate and don’t strip the skin of essential oils. Moisturise with a body emollient containing ceramides and or paraffin that forms a barrier on the skin and prevents evaporation and retains water. […]

Dry skin or psoriasis? Here’s how you spot the difference

Among the many challenges that accompany winter, dry skin is a common problem. Due to a drop in humidity levels, you are simply more prone to dried, irritated skin which can include signs like redness and flakes. But when is your dry skin a sign of a chronic condition known as psoriasis?

Dry skin or psoriasis? Here’s how you spot the differenceUnlike the wintertime scenario mentioned above, psoriasis is not seasonal in nature. It is regarded as an inflammatory disease since the problem is related to the immune system. While stress, obesity, infections, and habits like smoking can increase one’s risk, family history is believed to be the biggest risk factor as it is often passed […]

Mediterranean diet can help slow down progression of psoriasis

Diet can play a key role in inflammatory conditions. Research has shown that pro-inflammatory compounds including saturated fats can worsen conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis

Mediterranean diet can help slow down progression of psoriasisSome studies have shown that people with psoriasis are more prone to obesity and metabolic syndrome, and some have suggested that inflammation may be the reason behind this link. Researchers led by Dr Céline Phan, at the Hôpital Mondor in Créteil, France – set out to investigate whether conversely; an anti-inflammatory diet would have appeasing […]

Essential tips for skin and hair care during winters

Dr Shuba Dharmana, a Dermatologist, Lejeune Medspa, shares useful tips to keep your skin and hair healthy during this winter season

Essential tips for skin and hair care during wintersIn the winter season, our skin and hair face a lot of issues like dryness and chapping, and the incidence of diseases such as eczema, psoriasis can flare up. Skin care and hair care, therefore, needs to be altered to keep skin looking supple and healthy. Here are a few health and beauty tips to […]

Study findings reveal: People with psoriasis often face stigma, discrimination

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that speeds up the lifecycle of skin cells, causing them to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin. The extra skin cells cause scales and red patches that are itchy and sometimes painful. Some people with psoriasis develop arthritis, too

Study findings reveal: People with psoriasis often face stigma, discriminationPeople with the scaly skin condition psoriasis are often faced with people who don’t want to shake hands with them and who see them – incorrectly – as contagious, according to a new study. “Patients with psoriasis often express frustration to me that they experience discrimination in public places and the work environment,” said study […]

How vitamin D is crucial in dealing with psoriasis?

There is a complex relationship between vitamin D and psoriasis. Research suggests that if the body does not process vitamin D normally, psoriasis symptoms may become worse

How vitamin D is crucial in dealing with psoriasis?Psoriasis is a common, chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease that causes raised, scaly patches, known as plaques, to appear on the skin These scaly patches appear most often on the knees, scalp, and the outside of the elbows, and are the result of skin cells growing abnormally quickly. People with psoriasis often experience itchiness, and burning […]

‘43% of psoriasis patients have faced trouble in relationships’

A survey was done by Novartis about how psoriasis patients have difficulty in maintaining relationships. As per a global ‘Clear About Psoriasis’ Survey, 43% of psoriasis patients have faced trouble in relationships, owing to the skin disease. The survey was done among 8300 patients from among different parts of the World

‘43% of psoriasis patients have faced trouble in relationships’Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition which causes patches of raised, red, scaly skin that are usually painful and itchy. People suffering from psoriasis often find it difficult to form new relationships and maintain existing ones, due to lack of self-confidence and embarrassment, revealed the study. They constantly worry about the acceptance of their skin […]

Here’s what you need to know about psoriasis, its symptoms and treatments

Psoriasis usually occurs on the scalp, joints, hands and feet. However, psoriasis can appear almost anywhere on the body, including the face and eyelids. About 10 percent of people with psoriasis have eyelid involvement

Here’s what you need to know about psoriasis, its symptoms and treatmentsWhat is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a lifelong skin disease. The symptoms may be better at some times and worse at others. The exact prevalence of psoriasis isn’t exactly known, but about 1 to 2 people out of every 100 have the condition. There are several different types of psoriasis. Plaque psoriasis, which is the type […]