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Category: Body Health

13 Nov 2019
strawberry legs

What causes strawberry legs
The skin creates a buildup of a protein called keratin—the same building block for hair, skin, and nails—and the keratin creates a plug that blocks the hair follicle, leading to small bumps,

04 Nov 2019
butt acne

We suggest switching to cotton underwear, which wicks away moisture better than nylon fabrics do. You should also wear moisture-wicking clothes whenever you work out and take them off as soon as you get home (same goes for your swimsuits), and if you can, shower right after the gym. Oh, and if a pair of pants rub you the wrong way, maybe chill on wearing them for a bit until you get everything under control.

01 Nov 2019
Meth Sores

SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.

31 Oct 2019
depression telomeres

The effectiveness for antidepressants are unfortunately not as high as someone suffering from depression might like. You can beat depression without pharmaceutical drugs by enhancing your telomeres and reprograming your subconscious mind.

29 Oct 2019
Testosterone

Testosterone is so much more than its reputation would suggest. Men and women need the proper amount of testosterone to develop and function normally. However, the optimal amount of testosterone is far from clear.

Checking testosterone levels is as easy as having a blood test. The difficult part is interpreting the result. Levels vary over the course of the day. A single low level may be meaningless in the absence of symptoms, especially if it was normal at another time. We need more research to know when to measure testosterone, how best to respond to the results and when it’s worthwhile to accept the risks of treatment.

14 Oct 2019

Shaving can irritate the skin, which may lead to itchy and painful red bumps. Itching after shaving may be a sign of razor burn or folliculitis. Shaving incorrectly, using a dull razor, or shaving a sensitive area of skin can all cause skin irritation.

11 Oct 2019
methamphetamine addiction meth sores

As I was sitting with family and relatives around our kitchen table – aromas from sage-infused bread stuffing emanating throughout the warm, festive October air – I couldn’t help but think of all the people who were enjoying only a fraction of my good fortune; particularly, people with addiction. Dinner conversation turned to memorable movies…

09 Oct 2019

Over the past few months the media has been awash with reports of people getting sick from vaping. Nearly every day, news outlets report on otherwise healthy, usually young, people who have fallen critically ill from the use of vapes that they believed to be a safer alternative to smoking. In response, politicians have been…

30 Sep 2019
Attentional focus

What if there was a super simple way to make your muscles grow faster? Even more intriguing, one that doesn’t involve spending longer in the gym, doing different exercises, or lifting heavier weights. You won’t need to do more sets or reps than you’re currently doing. Nor will you need to completely overhaul your training…

24 Sep 2019
Adult Acne

“I’m not a teenager anymore, why do I still have acne?!” This is a question we hear from patients on a daily basis. The truth is, it is quite common to see acne persist into adulthood. Although acne is commonly thought of as a problem of adolescence, it can occur in people of all ages….