Posted in Skin No discussion yet on November 24th, 2012

Skin Rashes and How they Occur

Skin rashes occur due to a problem in that particular anatomical area. These are found to affect people who are sensitive to certain situations and substances. There are many kinds of skin rashes so let us get to know what they exactly are. Seborrheic dermatitis is a kind of skin rash that is seen to affect most of the adults. This is an eruption that comes with red scales and that is seen to occur in the brows, scalp, forehead, external ears and cheeks. Then you have atopic dermatitis which is another kind of skin rash and is known as eczema and is a very common disorder during childhood. So children get red rashes which are itchy and ooze and these occur normally on the back of the knees and the elbows. They are also found in the wrists, cheeks, neck and ankles. It is normally seen in those patients who have hay fever and asthma. Then you have contact dermatitis that is another rash that is mainly brought on either due to touch and contact with a particular chemical or due to a substance  [...]

Posted in Allergy No discussion yet on November 17th, 2012

All about Grass Pollen Allergy

Grass pollen is said to cause a lot of allergic reactions. Grass pollen in the air affects many people. In late springs and in the early months of the summer season, this causes allergic conditions resulting in rhinitis, asthma, and conjunctivitis. Any contact of skin with the grass or any kind of sitting in the grass or actions like mowing the lawn etc causes a lot of itching sensation in the skin. So atopic dermatitis and urticaria result after a normal grass allergy. Grass pollen allergy is also said to be linked with the fruit pollen syndrome thus resulting in a lot of allergies to vegetables like potatoes and tomatoes and fruits like peaches. Grass pollen is normally the main pollen in the air in the summer months. Allergy to this kind of pollen results in sneezing, itchy eyes and runny nose. There are cases of asthma attacks in some people. Grasses can be classified as southern and northern grasses. The southern grass is found in regions with warm climate and here the Bermuda grass  [...]

Posted in Skin No discussion yet on November 10th, 2012

Tips To Take Care Of Your Skin

We at all times are worried about our skin as we tend to expose our skin to harsh climatic conditions, stressed life style, lack of sleep, junk food, low quality cosmetics, itching skin, greasy skin, acne. It is imperative to take care of your skin and keep it glowing at all times by following some of these tips- 1.    During monsoons fungal and bacterial infections are common, hence use anti fungal powder on all body to avoid infection. 2.    If you have oily skin make sure to use light weight moisturizer after bath, and scrub your face to remove dirt and grime. 3.    If you have a dry skin the skin tends to get itchy, and you may use a good moisturizing lotion or cream, use a heavy weight sun screen, and keep your skin hydrated by using cleanser and alcohol free toner to keep it moisturized. 4.    Make sure you have a healthy diet as it reflects on your skin. Include Vitamin A and Omega 3 in your diet as they are rich in nutrients and rich in oils and keep your skin  [...]

Posted in Mental health No discussion yet on November 9th, 2012

Mental health problems

Mental health problems are those that trouble the mind and disturb the soul. Mental ill health feels as bad and as worse as it could be and is a kind of illness. Mental health problems are common and they are seen to affect almost every individual in some way or the other. Mental ill health is a stigma and a discriminatory feeling for many in the society. There are a lot of myths and stories about mental ill health. But the fact is that mental ill health is a state of the mind and should be handled with a lot of care and caution. It is really possible to overcome a mental health problem and live a productive and constructive life. It is also important to understand that being mentally sick is not a sign of weakness. It is alright to have a mentally weak mind but it is how you handle it that matters. There are many kinds of mental illness so let us get to know what they are. Depression is a condition that complete brings your mood down and makes you feel worthless, useless, fatigued  [...]

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