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skin Allergies

Allergies – Which affects the skin? An allergy is an abnormally high sensitivity reaction to an ordinarily harmless substance. The immune system of an allergic person reacts when an allergen is absorbed into their body, treating the substance as a harmful invader, causing the white blood cells to begin producing IgE antibodies which attach themselves to mast cells. When this …

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Sunburn Home remedies

 Sunburn Home remedies If you’ve ever experienced a sunburn, then you know how painful it can be. In addition to red, hot skin, people experience additional symptoms of nausea, dehydration, blistering, flaking and peeling of the skin. Even though by wearing sunscreen or staying out of the sun for extended periods of time you can avoid all of this. In …

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some diseases occur in women at a higher frequency

Diseases More Common In Women Many diseases affect both women and men alike but some diseases occur in women at a higher frequency. For example, gallstones are three to four times more common in women than in men. About 18% of women compared to 6% of men in the U.S. suffer migraine headaches, a ratio of three females to one …

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hair loss classification

 hair loss classification There are numerous ways to classify hair loss. One useful way has been to classify hair loss by whether the loss is localized (small area) and patchy or whether it affects large areas or the whole scalp (diffuse). Other medical classifications for hair loss include scarring versus non-scarring hair loss and are beyond the scope of this …

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Hair loss

What are causes of hair loss? There are many causes of scalp hair loss, and they do differ in men and women. This article will cover the common ones. Studies show that losing up to 100-150 hairs per day is normal. Human hair naturally grows in three phases: anagen, catagen, and telogen. Anagen is the active or growing phase. Catagen …

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skin rashes

What are the different types of common skin rashes? Whether it is used by patients or doctors, the word rash does not have an exact meaning or refer to a specific disease or kind of disorder. It’s a general term that means an outbreak of bumps on the body that changes the way the skin looks and feels. Rashes can …

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good vitamins for hair loss

 good  vitamins for hair loss A good daily multivitamin containing zinc, vitamin B, folate, iron, and calcium is a very reasonable choice. Newer studies suggest that vitamin D may be somewhat helpful and worth considering. Specific vitamin and mineral deficiencies like iron or vitamin B12 may be diagnosed by blood tests and treated. Multiple vitamins including biotin have been promoted …

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hair loss in men and treatments

 hair loss in men and treatments There are very few scientifically proven and FDA-approved treatments for hair loss. There are thousands of unproven claims and products to help with hair regrowth. Many conditioners, shampoos, vitamins, and other products claim to help hair grow in some unspecified way. Nioxin has been a popular brand of shampoo for hair loss, but there …

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pregnancy and hair loss

What about pregnancy hair loss? Pregnancy may cause many changes in the scalp hair. As the hormones fluctuate during pregnancy, a large number of women feel their hair thickens and becomes fuller. This may be related to change in the number of hairs cycling in the resting phase of hair growth, but the exact reason is unknown. Quite often, there …

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Vitamin E is usful for silent liver disease

Vitamin E Provides New Hope for Patients With ‘Silent’ Liver DiseaseScienceDaily (May 3, 2010) — A daily dose of a specific form of vitamin E significantly improved the liver disease, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), according to a study funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health. Results were published April …

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how hair loss is different in men and women

Is hair loss in women different than men? Female-pattern baldness Women lose hair on an inherited (genetic) basis, too, but the female pattern tends to be more diffuse, with less likelihood of the crown and frontal hairline being lost. Although some women may notice hair thinning as early as their 20s, the pace of hair loss tends to be gradual, …

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