It Causes Flushing, but Can Alcohol Make Rosacea Worse? You have probably noticed your rosacea-prone face flushes with a cocktail or glass of wine. However, until now, dermatologists have felt alcohol did not participate in causing rosacea beyond inviting the embarrassing flush and blush. The evidence was lacking. Flushing is due to alcohol’s ability to cause peripheral […]
For Part 1, please click here. A recent study has shown exercising 2.5 hours a week may slow Parkinson’s progression. 3,400 patients in N. America, the Netherlands, and Israel participated in the study. Parkinson’s disease damages a person’s ability to move. Participants that exercised 150 minutes a week were able to stand up from a chair, […]
A recent study has shown exercising 2.5 hours a week may slow Parkinson’s progression. 3,400 patients in N. America, the Netherlands, and Israel participated in the study. Exercise Keeps Your Cells Young! In fact, it could be considered a ‘fountain of youth’. Even older folks (we know who we are) can REVERSE certain aspects of “cellular” aging […]
If you roll into bed without taking a few simple steps to care for your skin, then your skin is suffering. It certainly is not benefiting from all the hours you sleep. Bedtime is the best time to focus on therapeutic products that fix skin problems and keep skin healthy. When you are asleep, you can focus your skin care on what your skin needs instead of how you need your skin to look.
Cold winter weather makes it hard to want to go outdoors, short days make you want to be home and cozy, and good TV shows keep you up and make you want to sleep in. I need motivation, and it just came into my email box from the National Cancer Institute.
The National Cancer Institute has just updated the list of infectious agents known to cause cancer, and it’s growing. Some of these infections are contagious, even by simply sharing food. The risk factors for ‘catching’ these germs are evolving. Even living a careful life is not insurance enough.
Based on Lorraine’s ‘health farm’ experience, I gave oil pulling a try. It definitely freshens the mouth and whitens teeth based on my experiment. It also claims to cure lots of other maladies like heart disease, inflammation, acne etc.
Alkaline foods are the foods our ancestors ate when they were primitive hunters and gatherers. Our bodies like these foods. Today, processed food and animal based foods are so easy to come by. They aren’t the foods you should eat as the foundation of your diet. Alkaline food lists are complex and contradictory. After lots of time and study, I’ve developed The Alkaline Mediterranean Diet. Get the Pyramid here.
I’ve flown over the pond to summer, leaving my husband to endure the worst of a rainy California winter without alone. No cozy stews shared by the fire. Nope, I’m eating mangos and he’s cooking for himself without a BBQ. And, he’s doing fine.
Infographics are pictorial ways to relay information. My dermatology and skin health infographic topics range from sun protection and skin cancer to how to apply self tanner. I’ve got one on the BRCA gene too. Take a look and please share them.