The condition of skin asthma (more often called atopic dermatitis or eczema) is commonly found in young children and usually involves inflammation and itchy. While not contagious, skin asthma should be treated promptly because it can often be the sign of an underlying disorder or lead to other problems. The vast majority of cases are [...]
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Psoriasis, a patchy, unsightly skin condition, has several causes. One of them is allergies to certain substance. Gluten psoriasis is a separate category that has been recognized for people with wheat allergies. Gluten is a protein. It is found in wheat, rye, and barley. These basic cereal grains are used to make many of the [...]
Small, dry patches on skin can be from rashes, injury (such as abrasions or chemical burns), or fungal infections. However, dry patches of skin may also be a sign of psoriasis, a fairly rare skin condition. Psoriasis, like its more common, and severe cousin, eczema (characterized by redness, itching and oozing), is not a disease [...]
Planning a psoriasis diet may seem like an odd way to treat a skin condition, but is it? Many people falsely believe that psoriasis signals a problem with the skin. Psoriasis is actually an immune system disorder that simply manifests itself on the skin as red scales and lesions. Since psoriasis originates within us, it [...]
Sometimes the best way to heal dry skin is the natural way. In fact you might be surprised at how many of the over-the-counter moisturizers are just natural treatments with added preservatives. The most glaring example being aloe vera. Many moisturizers on the shelf are made with aloe. The next time you find yourself with [...]
When someone realizes that they are suffering from eczema, their first reaction is often to go to the doctor, pharmacy or the chemist’s to get anti-dermatitis creams in an attempt to suppress eczema and get rid of the condition altogether fast. What they fail to realize is that eczema is not a disease and it [...]
Dealing with psoriasis is difficult. It’s uncomfortable, even painful when it gets extreme and skin starts to crack. And in 10% of people with psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis develops. This condition causes the joints to separate, which makes daily activities extremely painful.