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The 5 Most Common Reasons People See a Doctor

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Cancer, heart disease, and diabetes are all potentially devastating conditions that receive a lot of press. One would think they would be among the most common reasons for a doctor visit. However, they are not in the top five. If this is surprising, keep in mind that these conditions are not always obvious and can sometimes present with few symptoms. Here are the top five reasons that people see a doctor and why:

5) Psychological Problems

About one in four American adults will suffer with a mental illness during a given year.(1) These sobering numbers speak to the tremendous suffering that many people live with every day. While it is common and appropriate to feel down or anxious in certain situations, uncontrolled emotional liability cannot be treated by “toughing it out” or ignoring it. Hence, sufferers see a doctor.

4) Upper Respiratory Conditions

Colds, bronchitis, sinusitis, and the flu are all lumped into this broad description. The common cold is given that name for a reason. The symptoms of upper respiratory conditions are noticeable, and the average adult contracts two to four of these conditions annually.(2) The frequency of these infections, combined with the obviousness of symptoms and the misery they provoke, explains why so many doctor visits are made to treat them. (more…)

Why are there spots on the skin?

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Pigmentation or skin spots are much more common than you think, but in most cases, we do not worry about them.

They are not a problem for our health

These liver spots usually appear especially in the hands, face, shoulders, and arms. In general, simple patches are not even protrude from the skin, and are no problem for our health. However, given the slightest doubt or discomfort, it is advisable to consult a doctor.

spots on the skin

Sunlight and age

Now, what are the most frequent causes of the appearance of these spots? We all know who the main culprit of these pigmentations appearing is: the sun. (more…)

The best plants and flowers for skin care

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Nature is wise. In addition, in an increasingly artificial and so little time to take care of ourselves and think about the world, natural and organic remedies are the perfect solution for anyone.

Plants and flowers with many benefits, both physically and psychologically. For example, did you know that some plants could help in caring for your skin? Today we explain some interesting curiosities to protect your skin with the best of Mother Nature.

flowers for skin care

Aloe Vera and Rosehip

Who has not ever had a scar in your life? For their healing properties, Aloe Vera is one of the most known and used plants in half the world. It also has an anti-inflammatory and astringent effect, which is also very good for oily skin. (more…)

The risks of UV rays

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Did you know that radiation from tanning booths produce more than 3,000 cases of melanoma a year? Despite these data, their use continues to increase, most likely because there is certain much internalized belief in society that are completely false, as that UVA rays prepare skin for tanning or that have the same risks as the rays of the Sun.

So once and for all you know the dangers involved this type of cabins, and then let’s talk about you clear about UV rays, clearing you all questions that you may have in this regard.

dangers uv radiation

Do not prepare the skin for tanning

First of all, should make it clear that UVA rays do not prepare skin for tanning. The truth is that UV radiation causes changes in cell DNA, alterations that can cause cancer. Therefore, it is totally false that the use of these booths is not harmful. (more…)

How to remove spots on the skin

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

We are unsightly stains on the skin and it is for this reason that when we have them, we can not feel a little insecure with our appearance. As we know that you don’t like always being the center of attention, we bring you these practical tips on how to remove stains on the skin in the privacy of your home.

Recipes for skin lightening

This recipe consists basically of mint, an ingredient that is very easy to find under the name of good grass. We take several mint leaves and’ll crush them very good for then add enough liquid milk so that mixture is us a bit thick or doughy.

remove spots on the skin

To remove stains on the skin, we took part of the preparation and put it right in the areas that we want to clarify. We leave it there for 20 minutes, and then we wash and dry. This procedure will make it two nights if and two nights not, for 2 weeks. (more…)

How to Find the Best System to Slow the Process of Aging

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Did you know that other people make judgments about you based on your appearances? Do you realize that even a complete stranger can tell something about who you are and the life you have lived just by looking into your eyes? It may not be comforting to think about this, but it is true that your eyes say a lot about who you are and what you have endured in life.

Have you ever encountered someone who had a light in their eye? It may not have been something you understood clearly, but you realized that they had a shine to their eyes that most others do not have. How many times have you looked into someone’s eyes during a conversation and noticed deep lines, puffiness, redness, or unattractive bags? What assumptions did you make about that person after seeing these flaws around their eyes? You may try not to judge others, and you may feel sorry for those who have had a hard life or are aging too early.

You cannot change how others treat their skin or handle the stress of life, but you can adopt a healthy anti aging system to ensure that your eyes only say good things about your life. In most cases, the wrinkles, fine lines, and bags you see under other people’s eyes are created by poor dietary choices, dehydration, stress, and poor skin care. When you work with a system to slow the process of aging, you can avoid having these flaws around your own eyes.

Foods to slow the aging of the skin

Monday, April 1st, 2013

When you reach a certain age, both women and men are beginning to worry the issue of wrinkles, so the later appear much better for everyone. Therefore, the skin must be cared since he is young to stand firm and youthful.

Many believe that it is sufficient to throw creams and carry out a series of care and protect against sun exposure or exercise. However, the food is a key factor for delaying the aging of the skin. So, you have to follow a healthy, balanced diet rich in certain types of foods. Want to know what?

aging of the skin

Food antioxidants

The first step to prevent aging of the skin is to introduce antioxidants in the diet foods that help curb the negative effects of the threats that attack the outer skin and are able to regenerate collagen and scars make better. (more…)

Eliminate unsightly warts

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Did you know that warts are more common in women than in men? Overweight people or people with diabetes tend to have a higher risk for these bumps on the skin as well as pregnant women and those infected with HPV.

unsightly warts

Using steroids for bodybuilding can also trigger the growth of warts. They are formed due to overgrowth of the outer layer of the skin. They appear as small fleshy growths, which extend from the skin. They are connected to skin by a thin stalk. They are found mainly in the areas of the folds of skin, such as armpits, neck, chest, below the breasts, eyelids and even in the groin area. They are also called fibroepithelial polyps or skin tags. (more…)

Natural remedies to fight varicose veins

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

When the veins of the legs are inflamed appear varicose veins. If they are mild, occur in known as “spiders”, small red capillaries that run our skin. If the problem worsens, inflamed varicose veins are more and more, to be a problem for our health.

varicose veins

In these cases, it is best to go to a vascular surgeon or phlebologist, to determine the course of treatment for the removal of varicose veins.

If our veins are mild or only occur as spider veins, we use a number of natural remedies to combat them and make them disappear, while eliminating tiredness and heaviness of our legs.

Green clay: Dilute four tablespoons of green clay in a cup of water, stirring until a smooth dough that apply at night in the area affected by varicose veins, leaving it dry. The next day will wash the area with mild soap and warm water. (more…)

Caring for your skin in winter

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

December is about to begin and the cold is increasingly present. So we have to start taking a series of measures to be protected against low temperatures. If you talk the other day about the best foods to combat the cold, today we give you some tips to protect the skin during the coming months.

skin care in winter

Not only within, with colds and flu, is feeling the cold. The skin you are suffering every day, especially the areas exposed, such as the face or hands, which are the first to cry out for our care. However, we will give you a few tips for you to spend the winter without suffering the consequences of low temperatures on your skin.

Warm water, hydration and outerwear

As you mentioned, extreme temperatures dry out the skin. Thus, it is advisable to use hot water, as this will suffer. It is best to use warm water and thoroughly dried to prevent cracking. Of course, hydration is important both inside and out, drinking plenty of water and eating foods rich in vitamins, such as fruits and vegetables. And, of course, use warm clothes, not forgetting the gloves. (more…)

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