skin health

Skin Care – Know Ayurvedic Techniques For It!

By Dr. Samba Siva Rao, 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 Allergies – Know Home Remedies For It!

By Dr. Deepti Shrivastava, 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…

Nummular Eczema – How To Treat It?

By Dr. Govind Sahay, Dermatology Nummular eczema (also called discoid eczema or nummular dermatitis) is a rare skin disease which is in most cases chronic and is characterized by the formation of small, distinct and itchy coin-shaped spots on the skin. These spots may either be dry and crusty or tender and…

Hand Eczema – Know Symptoms Of It!

By Dr. Rashmi Ravindra, Dermatology Hand eczema is a common skin problem among infants which causes the skin to be inflamed or irritated. Most people do not have the condition by the time they turn ten however there are still some cases where it persists. It is important to identify it and…

Atopic Dermatitis – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Of It!

By Dr. Sankeerth Vijayakumar,Dermatology Especially common in children, but not entirely impossible in adults, Atopic Dermatitis is a type of eczema, a chronic condition that causes intensive itching and red rashes in and around areas of dry and sensitive skin. Atopic dermatitis has a tendency to flare and then subside periodically…

Chemical Peels – All You Should Be Aware Of!

By Skin Amour, Dermatology The chemical peel is a procedure done to improve your skin’s appearance. This treatment uses a chemical solution which causes the skin to blister and finally peel off. The new skin is usually less wrinkled and smoother than the old skin. Here is everything you need to know…

Pigmentation – How Ayurveda Can Deal With It?

By Dr. Syam Bhargavan, Ayurveda Pigmentation refers to the dark patchy area caused by the consistent rush of the pigment melanin to the surface of the skin as a result of endless application of harmful beauty products or cosmetics, free flowing pollutants or extreme exposure to sunlight. Melanin is the very pigment…

Unhealthy Skin – Know The 5 Symptoms!

By Dr. Navneet Bansal, Dermatology Before the onset of any skin related problem, our body starts throwing up warning signs, which sadly, a lot of us tend to ignore. If not dealt with on time, there is a chance that the warning signs might develop into something nastier, which will not only…

Ichthyosis Vulgaris – Know Signs Of It!

By Dr. Sangeeta Varma, Dermatology Often confused with extremely dry skin, ichthyosis vulgaris is generally an inherited condition whereby dead skin cells accumulate as thick, dry scales on your skin’s surface. Sometimes referred to as fish scale disease or fish skin disease, ichthyosis vulgaris scales usually appear during early childhood and are…

Open Wounds – Know Complications Associated With It!

By Dr. Deepti Shrivastava, Dermatology An open wound is one which involves a breakage in the body tissue which affects the skin. There may be various kinds of open wounds, such as: 1.Abrasion 2.Incision 3.Laceration 4.Puncture 5.Avulsion Causes of open wounds 1.Rubbing or scraping of the skin. This is one of the…