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How To Create a Psoriasis-Friendly Diet

Researchers categorize psoriasis as an autoimmune disorder in which the disease-fighting cells in your body mistakenly attack and destroy healthy cells in your skin. To compensate for the resulting loss, your body produces new skin cells at an accelerated rate, leading to the buildup of thick, scaly patches of excess skin that are often itchy, red, and painful.

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National Psoriasis Foundation Elects Dr. Bagel to Board of Directors

It is with absolute pleasure that we are proud to announce that Dr. Jerry Bagel has been elected to the Board of Directors to the National Psoriasis Foundation. For over 15 years Dr. Bagel has been dedicated to helping those with psoriasis find a way to reclaim their lives from this condition. Dr. Bagel has served as a four-term member of the National Psoriasis Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board and is excited to join NPF’s research and outreach committees. He and his two other elected board members will work closely with NPF President and CEO, Randy Beranek to accomplish the organization’s impressive goals. Congratulations Dr. Bagel!

Read the full press release here.

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Why Men Should Say Yes to Botox®

Non-invasive procedures to reduce the effects of aging have been around for decades, but they still have a reputation of being more popular with women than with men. The truth is that men also see the advantage of simple treatment options such as Botox® to improve the quality of their skin and to look younger. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the percentage of men opting to have minimally invasive procedures has increased 76 percent from 2000 to 2017, and the percentage getting Botox® has increased 397 percent in the same time period. Men want to see the same benefits from injections and fillers that women have been enjoying for years, and here is why you should too.

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Why You Should Wear Sunscreen Year-Round

Helpful Information for Pigmentary Disorder Patients

Vitiligo is a condition where the skin loses its color due to the loss of pigmentation. White and light-colored patches appear on the skin, and most of the time, it is not painful. Melasma is a similar condition where gray or brown patches appear on the skin. Typically, it occurs on the chin, forehead and nose. While it is important for everyone to wear sunscreen going outside, it is even more vital for individuals with these conditions to use sunblock frequently. Without adequate protection, people with these conditions will experience tanner skin around the lighter patches, resulting in more apparent discoloration.

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Fabrics and Your Sensitive Skin

When the weather gets cold, you dress to stay warm, but if you have sensitive skin, what you’ve chosen to wear may be contributing to itchiness and other unpleasant reactions. You could also be overdressing and sweating underneath those warm outer garments. Getting too sweaty, however, is not the best state of affairs for people whose skin is overly sensitive.

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5 Most Common Skin Conditions in Children

It is difficult for you as a parent to see your child in discomfort, and rashes can be alarming when they appear on your little one’s skin. However, many are quite common and can be treated successfully. Children’s National Health System details common skin conditions in children, for which you should or may wish to seek clinical care. Here are five you may encounter.

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5 Natural Skin Care Remedies for Eczema Symptoms

According to the National Eczema Association, eczema affects approximately 31.6 million Americans, over 10 percent of the population. Any one of these individuals can attest to the irritation, itchiness and redness associated with the condition. Many struggle to find relief in store-bought skin care products, which can sometimes worsen symptoms. Fortunately, there are natural remedies you can try that help your skin replenish vital moisture and nutrients.

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