The dry, cold winter winds can strip our skin from its protectiveness causing dryness, itching, and flaking. Winter brings the fear of brittle, cracking, bleeding skin. Since prevention is the best cure, now is the time to prepare our skin from the cold winter winds to come.
The tendon is a fibrous cord that connects muscle to bone. When this fibrous material becomes inflamed, it is called tendonitis.
MRSA stands for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus. It is known as a 'super-bug' to many healthcare professionals. Staphylococcus Aureus is a type of bacteria that can be found on the skin and in the nasal passages of anyone at any age. Although it usually does not cause a problem, staph aureus can cause infections in various parts of the body. It can cause pneumonia (lung), endocarditis (heart), wound infections (abscess).
Hemorrhoids, also called piles, are caused by swollen veins in the anus and rectum. The veins dilate as a response to pressure. Although hemorrhoids can be painless, it is not uncommon for this dilation causes irritation, pain and sometimes bleeding during and following a bowel movement.
In a world where image is everything, we all want to put our best face forward. Acne is a skin disorder, often chronic, that causes associated inflammation and irritation of the hair follicles. The follicles are enlarged, filled with bacteria, sebum (an oily substance produced by the skin), and skin cells.