Monthly Archives: January 2017

Battling cancer can be such a trying time in someone’s life, emotionally, mentally and of course, physically. As chemotherapy and radiation treatments target cancer cells, other healthier cells can also be damaged. Skin cells frequently become collateral damage because both types of cancer treatments can affect the normal cell turnover, so there are fewer fresh…

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Rosy cheeks are just about the only pleasant side effect of winter weather on your skin. The cold, harsh temperatures outdoors and warm, dry temperatures indoors (thanks to heaters), can throw your skin for a loop. Once winter rolls in, your skin can start showing the symptoms of the much colder temperatures. Dryness, flaking, irritation,…

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When you have diabetes, there are a lot of changes or complications that can occur. Some of these are voluntary lifestyle changes—eating healthier, being more active—and some are a natural result of the development of the disease. Diabetic peripheral neuropath, or diabetic nerve pain, is a common development in diabetic patients that can often take…

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Few things are as traumatic to the body as battling cancer and going through chemotherapy or radiation. Aside from killing the cancer cells, treatments can leave patients with unwanted side effects, like extremely dry skin. Because chemotherapy targets rapidly dividing cancer cells, healthy cells (like skin cells) can become collateral damage. Radiation, on the other…

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