3. Dark Spots
This has actually been the problem of people who are already in
their middle ages. Still, with the extreme heat of the sun and
people's penchant for sunbathing, many young people nowadays have
developed dark spots on their skin. Dark spots are the result of the
overactive production of melanin as a response to extreme heat.
Sunscreen. Sunscreen. Sunscreen. Need we say more?
One should also look for products that have vitamin C and E, which
helps in preventing brown spots.
4. Skin disorders like Rosacea
Rosacea a chronic and lifelong skin condition, which usually affects
the face has become one of the most common skin diseases that
Americans with 1:20 ratio. It is said that women are more affected
especially in the or earlier years compared to men. But more men
progress to the advanced stages when they reach 40 and above.
Research says that rosacea,
commonly characterized by various skin disorders like skin flushing,
appearance of reddish or purplish discoloration, permanent
enlargements of small blood vessels, and enlarged, red, swollen
nose, has become one of the most difficult to manage because of its
CURING THE DISEASE
Dermatologists, despite having the knowledge in managing the skin
disease, still cannot pinpoint the exact cause of rosacea. Theories
explain that overexposure to the sun, skin mites, infection with
common bacteria, and genetic defects in the arrangement of blood
vessels in the skin are some of suspected causes of rosacea.
Although these signs and symptoms are not health hazards, they can
be a cause of great discomfort that will eventually lead to loss of
There is no definite cure for rosacea yet, more and more products
are created to manage the disease. In fact, dermatologists now
recognize a prelude to rosacea called pre-rosacea where treatment
can be done even before the skin disease is full blown.
Several topical and oral medications like antibiotic creams and gels
can help tame bumps and pimples while laser therapy can fade redness
and blood vessels are be used and performed to control flushing
while lessening skin discoloration and swollen blood vessels. Other
prescribed rosacea skin care treatments include steroids, retnoids,
Aside from taking these topical and laser treatments, most
dermatologists agree that the ultimate rosacea skin care treatment
lies on the person's lifestyles especially on their eating habits.
To avoid the occurrence of rosacea, refrain from eating foods high
in B6 and B12 doses, chocolates, tomatoes, garlic, wine, citrus
fruits, eggplants, avocadoes, spinach, raisins, figs, bananas, hot
beverages, hard liquor, beer, cheeses, yogurts, sour creams, milk,
hot sausages, red, black and white peppers, vinegar, paprika, and
marinated meats. Reduction of stress levels and direct exposure to
sunlight must also be avoided.
For people who suffer from rosacea, it is very important to learn
the current and future physiological and psychological effects of
apart from focusing too much on the aesthetic aspect. It is also
equally important for the rosacea patient to get support and advice
from family members and relatives in combating this skin disease.
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Many people have a
skin problem, which could include dry, itchy skin, acne, eczema,
oily skin, uneven skin pigmentation. The
Medic8 A-Z guide details common
skin problems. You can also find
common questions and answers to skin problems.at
SkinCareCampaign.com. If you have a persistent skin problem, you may
need to see a consultant dermatologist, who specialises in treating
skin problems. See your local GP for advice and if necessary, you
will be referred to a dermatology consultant.
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