• How to Use Topical Retinoids

    OVERVIEW Topical retinoids are available in many over the counter skin care products as well as prescription strength medications. They work to treat a variety of skin care problems ranging from fine lines and wrinkles to acne breakouts. Talk to your dermatologist about whether topical retinoids might

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  • How to Prevent Leg Veins

    OVERVIEW Prominent leg veins are common in women as they age. Though they can be harmless, they can sometimes cause pain. Even without pain, some people with visible leg veins are self-conscious about how they look. Types of Leg Veins There are three types of leg veins of concern: varicose veins, reticular

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  • Hormone Therapy Options for Perimenopause

    OVERVIEW We've all heard of menopause, but not everyone is aware of the changes your body goes through during the time leading up to it. This transitional period before menopause is known as perimenopause. Perimenopause isn't usually as severe as menopause, but you experience many of the same symptoms

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  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    OVERVIEW There is no denying that once you hit puberty, numerous physical and emotional changes come along. On the physical side, Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a skin condition that can be hereditary and can start after puberty. What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa? Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a skin condition

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  • Herpes Simplex Virus

    OVERVIEW Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) is a virus known to cause a very common infection called herpes. Oftentimes, the infection can be asymptomatic and go undetected. However, it can also manifest in some people with painful blisters and sores on the skin- commonly around the mouth or in the genital area.

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  • Healthy Skin Habits: Get glowing with these top tips

    OVERVIEW Many factors affect how your skin looks. Genetics play a role in the skin’s potential to glow, but a healthy lifestyle and positive self-care habits can help change the overall appearance of your skin. Pollution, age, smoking cigarettes, and dehydration can make skin appear dull and lack a

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  • Head Lice

    OVERVIEW Along with bed bugs, ticks, and other insect infections that make your skin crawl, head lice is one of the most uncomfortable and irritating conditions you can contract. Head lice are tiny, crawling insects drawn to the head because of the hair follicles it contains. If you've ever been unlucky

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  • Hair Loss in Women

    OVERVIEW Hair loss in women occurs for a variety of reasons. Noticeable hair loss occurs when there is greater than the usual loss of hair that outpaces new hair growth. When men have hair loss, it’s typically associated with balding, but women usually have hair loss without going bald. Signs and Symptoms

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