Hair Loss In Women

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Woman Combing Her Long Hair Atlanta GA

Telogen Effluvium Vs. Alopecia Areata If you are a women, and you are experiencing hair loss, it can be frightening. For a woman, hair is like the crown they wear every day, and when that royal crown becomes compromised, you need to find out what’s causing it. Dr. Weisman at Medical Dermatology Specialists, Inc. has…

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The Link Between Your Acne And Your Diet

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Woman Looking at Her Acne in the Mirror

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting both adults and teenagers. There are five major factors that are responsible for causing it. Overactive oil glands Activity of normal skin bacteria Inflammation Blockage of skin pores Hormones There is also a controversial link between acne and your diet. Much research has…

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Noticing Changes This Fall

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Fall in Georgia is beautiful. Our beautiful trees and mountains host a canvas for the changing leaves to paint their masterpiece artwork every autumn. The reds, oranges, yellows and browns are a signal that cooler temperatures are coming and it’s time to break out the cardigans and jackets. As you’re taking time to notice the…

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Those Tiny Bumps On The Back Of Your Child’s Arm

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Children Playing Atlanta, GA

Your children are precious to you. Any bump, bruise or pimple can cause a bit of alarm in any parent. No parent wants to see a child suffer. So when tiny bumps start showing up on the back of your child’s arms it can be alarming.  You wonder if they are a sign of a…

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The Sun Is Out And May Cause Your Oral Herpes To Come Out As Well

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There are two types of herpes. One is commonly known as oral herpes (cold sores) and one is commonly known as genital herpes. If you have either of these types of herpes, it is highly contagious. Furthermore, if you have herpes, it will stay in your body forever. It can be dormant in your body,…

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What Happens When You Sweat?

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Underarm Sweat Atlanta GA

It’s July! And when July rolls around is barrels in with its hot and humid temperatures in Atlanta. According to Weather Spark, the average high for Atlanta in July is 89 degrees. The average high humidity is 86%. It’s hot in Atlanta, but we would not want to live anywhere else. With the hot temperatures,…

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Reducing Your Lupus Symptoms

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Stressed Woman Suffering From Lupus Atlanta, GA

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes your immune system to attack healthy cells and tissues within your body. Lupus causes inflammation that may affect some of your body systems such as your joints, kidneys, skin, blood cells, brain, lungs and heart. According to the Mayo Clinic, the commons signs and symptoms of lupus will…

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Avoiding Toenail Fungus While At The Pool This Summer

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If you have a toenail fungus, it’s fairly common. However, when you have one you may feel very embarrassed or as if you’re the only one suffering from it. If you have it, you can think of it as having athlete’s foot because it is a fungus as well. The difference between the two is…

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Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac

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Woods and Forests Poison Ivy Atlanta GA

Poison oak, poison sumac and poison ivy all contain the same plant oil that triggers an allergic reaction on your skin. If you brush up against or come in contact with one of these poisonous plants, the urushoil comes in contact with your skin and will cause an allergic reaction on it. While they all…

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Protecting Your Scalp From The Sun

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Summer is here! June 21, 2018 marked the June Solstice when the sun reaches its northernmost point from the equator. The sun is higher in the sky throughout the day and its rays hit the Earth at a more direct angle, which gives us the warm (and sometimes downright HOT) summer. During the day of…

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