skin health

Burns – Know Causes Of Them!

By Dr. Divya Aggarwal, Dermatology Burns are common injuries faced by almost everyone at some point of their life. Most burns are recoverable without serious health consequences depending on the degree of injury. However, some burns can be more dangerous as they might lead to excess damage of the skin cells. Such…

Sugar – How Does It Spoil Your Skin?

By Dr. Alia Rizvi, Dermatology You often consume a much higher amount of sugar than you should actually, as it is widely present in a very high number of foods and beverages. Research suggests that this excessive sugar consumption may ultimately be very harmful for your health – and that it may badly harm…

Skin Allergies – How To Administer Them?

By Dr. Manan Mehta, Dermatology Irritation in skin can be caused by a number of factors such as medicinal side effects, infections or immune system disorders. When an allergen triggers an immune system response, it leads to a condition known as skin allergy. People having skin allergies may react to certain things…

Dark Circles – How To Get Rid Of Them?

By Dr. Sumit Sharma, Dermatology If the dark circles under your eyes are noticeable even after you get an adequate amount of sleep, it might be a result of swollen eyelids. In some cases, dark circles can occur due to genetic factors, allergies or skin-related disorders, aging, excessive consumption of tobacco or alcohol and prolonged…

Skin Diseases You Can Catch From Pets!

By Dr. Sumit Sharma, Dermatology Most dog owners maintain very close physical contact with the pets. They use the same furniture, they often sit with the dogs near them and some even sleep on the same bed. Such close contact may cause certain skin conditions to pass on from the dogs to…

Skin Care – Know Ayurvedic Way of Ensuring It!

By Dr. Mohit Sindhav, Ayurveda Taking care of your skin helps you to avoid any sort of skin infection and allergy that might happen due to exposure to environmental dust and toxins in the atmosphere. You can always find a lot of products in the market which preaches of providing better skin…

Benign Skin Lesions – What Should You Know?

By Venu Kumari, Dermatology Benign skin lesions basically refer to skin disorders characterised by pouches or closed pockets of tissue which are filled with water or some other fluids. They tend to feel like pea-shaped structures which can roll under the skin and feel smooth when pressure is applied on them. These…

Skin Rashes – Know Types Of Them!

By Venu Kumari, Dermatology Skin rashes are different from other dermatological conditions although a lot of symptoms and remedies might overlap with other kinds of skin outgrowths. Rashes are either bacterial or viral infections, and may or may not spread to other parts of the body but are easily treatable. The five…

Skin Allergies – What Causes Them?

By Venu Kumari, Dermatology Irritation in skin can be caused by a number of factors such as medicinal side effects, infections or immune system disorders. When an allergen triggers an immune system response, it leads to a condition known as skin allergy. People having skin allergies may react to certain things that…

Ayurvedic Cure For Psoriasis & Other Skin Problems!

By Darshan Desai, Ayurveda The term ‘skin disorders’ is used to describe different skin problems- from widespread rashes to red small bumps on certain portions of the skin. While some conditions can be harmless but unsightly, others may be infectious and even life-threatening in rare cases. Some skin conditions have a genetic…