Does my diet have an influence on how my skin ages?

Skin is constantly fighting a battle with the sun, and constantly repairing and regenerating itself. Your skin needs the right nutrition to stay young and healthy looking. If you’re eating lots of junk food, you’re feeding your skin junk, too. Antioxidants like vitamin C and E, as well as vitamin A and the B vitamin biotin, are particularly important for healthy skin. You’ll […]

What is the best treatment for psoriasis?

There are three basic methods for treating psoriasis: topical medications, internal medications and phototherapy like UVB Narrowband Therapy.  Psoriasis is treated with medications that are placed directly on the skin, topical medications. These include: creams and ointments, dandruff shampoos, and moisturizers.

What causes psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a recurring autoimmune disorder characterized by red, flaky patches on the skin. Even though it affects your skin, psoriasis actually begins deep inside, in your immune system. It comes from your T cells, a type of white blood cell. T cells are designed to protect the body from infection and disease.

Is there a cure for eczema?

There is no cure, but figuring out what causes it to flare up and treating the symptoms is usually the course of action to take.  There are 11 types of eczema and it’s important to diagnose the correct type of eczema in order to get the correct treatment.

What causes Eczema?

Eczema is a common skin condition marked itchy and inflamed patches of skin. The exact cause of eczema is unknown, but it’s thought to be linked to an overactive response by the body’s immune system to an irritant. It is this response that causes the symptoms of eczema.