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Most of us have heard misconceptions about HS before. Unfortunately, the misconceptions and stigmas run deep, including being ingrained in the opinions of some in the medical field. Seeking help from those who perpetuate the stigmas is counterproductive, and the experts at HS Connect are working diligently to change that.
Scientists have shown that multiple skin diseases, including acne, eczema, and seborrheic dermatitis, are associated with abnormal changes in the skin microbiome. Have you considered how the skin microbiome might play a role in skin health and understanding vitiligo?
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Retinol is a vitamin and ingredient commonly used in many skin care regimens and products available over the counter. Here, we delve into the science and the studies behind retinol and what you should know about using retinol in your skincare routine.
Skin pigmentation is one of the most variable and distinguishing factors in humans. In the case of acne, it is reported to be one of the more prevalent dermatologic conditions in people with darker skin tones. The causes of acne in darker skin do not differ from those with lighter skin; however, the question that should be asked is: How is acne different in darker skin?
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Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa suffer more from a mental health standpoint than those with other common skin conditions. Healthcare providers and those afflicted should understand that the disease’s chronic nature can affect physical and psychological health.
A popular belief is that sunlight is a good treatment for acne because it helps to “dry out” the face and reduce the oiliness that can cause acne. This article will describe some basic terms that explain how sunlight can damage the skin when combined with certain medications with a specific focus on acne medications.
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The microbiome is an important community of microbes found in many areas of the body, such as the gut and the skin. When the gut or the skin microbiome shifts out of balance, this can set up the body for skin inflammation. While foods, botanicals, and supplements can help shift the microbiome, the esthetician’s role is to introduce topical ingredients to help bring skin back into balance.
Starting their life with a life-long disease that has no cure can be highly distressing for children. The impact of psoriasis on the quality of life in children is more significant than that of other chronic diseases such as asthma, epilepsy, and diabetes.
While one disease may affect the physiological aspects of the body, another can affect the psychological need for human interaction. While skin diseases may seem more superficial when compared to the myriad of potential internal diseases, individuals suffering from skin diseases have deeper psychological effects.