Belonging to a gym is a great ode to your physical and even emotional health, but unfortunately can wreak havoc on your immune system and skin’s delicate composure. The negative impacts of a shared workout space can result in clogged pores, blisters and exposure to bacteria if you don’t take the proper precautions. Luckily, we’ve gathered a few of the best tips for maximizing your health and protecting your skin before, during and after your workout. (more…)
The dreaded word all parents of daycare and school-aged children never want to hear: LICE. Millions of people each year get lice, and one of the most common places it happens is school. Let’s face it, all the people your children come into contact with on a daily basis makes it very hard to control whether or not they get lice or not. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), “It is believed that about 6 to 12 million children between 3 and 12 years of age get head lice each year.”
For whatever the reason many people try to avoid going to the doctor, no matter the specialty. We get it, it’s not at the top of your list of things you want to do, but there are some cases in which it is necessary to visit the doctor. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), “Dermatologists diagnose and treat more than 3,000 different diseases”.
So when exactly should you be seeing the dermatologist? We’ve included some circumstances of when it would be in your best interest to seek the professional help of a dermatologist.