16 Jul, 2024
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Warning Signs Your Pale Skin Is Actually Prostate Cancer – Health Digest

Prostate cancer typically has four stages, although the exact clinical definitions and descriptions have subbranches under each. Stages one and two have to do with progressive stages of the tumor within the prostate gland. Stages three and four mean that the tumor’s growth and effects have spanned outside of the walnut-shaped gland. At stage four, […]

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Can High Cholesterol Cause Skin Tags? Here’s What We Know – Health Digest

As explained by general practitioner specializing in dermatology, Dr. Finbar McGrady, via YouTube, metabolic syndrome is like the perfect storm that wreaks havoc on your body. Abdominal obesity, elevated levels of triglycerides, low levels of “good” cholesterol or high-density lipoproteins (HDLs), high blood pressure, and elevated levels of fasting blood sugar coming together in metabolic […]

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When You Start Sleeping Naked, This Is What Happens To Your Skin – Health Digest

Temperature (how hot or cold you feel when snoozing) has an important role to play when it comes to how well you sleep. This is why we wake up if we feel too warm or too cold. Sleeping naked can promote good sleep by reducing your body temperature and helping you cool down. You will […]

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Why Peanut Butter May Cause Skin Issues (Including Acne) – Health Digest

One potential reason that peanut butter might cause your face to fill with pimples lies not in the peanut butter itself, but in the heavy amounts of sugar that some brands contain. While natural peanut butter is low on the GI index with a GI of only 14, the situation changes when sugar is added […]

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13 steps to perfect summer skin – Healthista – Healthista

Sunshine, sweaty temperatures and air-conditioning aren’t exactly your skin’s best friend. Skin and beauty expert Karen J. Gerrard reveals 13 steps to perfect summer skin  There’s nothing like a warm summers day to increase our energy levels and boost our mood – but the toll on our skin can be irrevocable if it’s not protected. […]

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We Tried The Viral Diaper Cream Hack To Heal Dry Skin. Here’s What Happened – Health Digest

Firstly, I didn’t want to risk breaking out into pimples by applying the thick cream all over the sensitive skin on my face. Per experts, most diaper creams contain occlusive ingredients that are great for soothing dry skin and locking in hydration, but they can be problematic for acne-prone skin because they’re comedogenic (highly likely to clog your […]

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What Happens If Lube Makes Your Skin Irritated – Health Digest

Certain ingredients in lube are known to cause yeast infections in some people, especially if you have sensitive skin. Examples include glycerin, nonoxynol-9, propylene glycol, chlorhexidine gluconate, and petroleum-based products.  According to Dr. Jamil Abdur-Rahman, a board-certified OB/GYN and chairman of obstetrics and gynecology at Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan, Illinois, “Glycerin is a metabolic byproduct of sugar, which […]

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What Happens To Your Skin When You Eat Peanut Butter Every Day – Health Digest

Ever wondered what helps — from the inside out — to keep your skin glowing and moisturized? The healthy fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats) we consume through our diet. Peanut butter has a lot of these healthy fats. Hydrated skin is also one way to prevent the signs of premature aging, like wrinkles. Plus, there’s some […]

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What We Know About Duchess Of York Sarah Ferguson’s Skin Cancer Diagnosis – Health Digest

Although melanoma cases have declined among men, more women are getting this aggressive form of skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Rates of melanoma have increased by 3% in women over 50. People who have lighter skin have a higher risk for melanoma than those with darker skin. You’re also more likely to […]

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What Happens To Your Skin When You Don’t Eat Enough Protein – Health Digest

Your body has different protein-related needs. When it comes to your skin, elastin, collagen, and keratin come into play. Dr. Jeffrey Hsu, M.D., FAAD, founder of Oak Dermatology, explains to She Finds, “The two most important proteins are collagen and elastin. Collagen is the most abundant protein; it makes up more than 75 percent of […]