Dry and itchy skin is a problem, especially in colder months. No matter how much moisturizer you apply, it somehow doesn’t seem to go away. Dry skin (xerosis) is a frequent cause of itchiness, but other skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, etc. also make skin very itchy.
Regardless of the reason for your itchy skin, there are various home remedies to... Read more
Post date: Sun, 03/25/2018 - 00:00
Fleas are common wingless pests found on domestic pets, cats, and dogs, as well as other animals. These insects need to be eradicated from pets as they can spread diseases like plague, and tapeworm to humans. Hence, these are harmful to both animals and humans.
How are fleas spread?
Adult fleas lay eggs on animal fur and these eggs further hatch into larva... Read more
Post date: Sat, 03/24/2018 - 00:00
Yes, red bumps are symptoms of scabies. But all red bumps may not indicate that you have scabies. Sounds confusing? Well, it’s not that difficult. Red bumps accompanied by extreme itching, especially at night, indicates you are carrying scabies mites. This skin condition is caused by called Sarcoptes scabiei - parasites that live on host’s skin. When the... Read more
Post date: Fri, 03/23/2018 - 00:00
Scabies is one of the most annoying skin conditions that cause extreme itching on your skin. But all thanks to some over the counter (OTC) drugs, you can easily treat scabies. In this article, we will discuss some of the OTC drugs that are safe for the scabies treatment without causing any side effects.
Although OTC drugs are available to treat... Read more
Post date: Thu, 03/22/2018 - 00:00
Scabies also is known as the seven-year itch, is a contagious skin condition popularly found in children and adults. The contagious skin infestation is caused by the mite Sarcoptesscabiei. Scabies spreads amid people through direct and indirect contact. It can spread from one person to another through physical contact or through sharing of clothing, bedding... Read more
Post date: Tue, 03/20/2018 - 00:00
If you are experiencing red rashes, which are growing, spreading, and becoming itchy and painful, then chances are, you may have acquired scabies. If you have been exposed to scabies mites, it is unfortunate, but thankfully, you can get rid of the mites if you follow some home remedies judiciously.
What is scabies and how is it caused?
Scabies, scientific... Read more
Post date: Mon, 03/19/2018 - 00:00
Scabies is a skin infection caused by a specific kind of itch mite, which burrows underneath the skin and lays eggs causing intense itching. Scabies can spread through skin contact and through sharing of clothes, towel or be using the same utensils and furniture. Given their ability to spread from one person to another, scabies mites are harder to eliminate... Read more
Post date: Sun, 03/18/2018 - 00:00
School is one common place where children are most likely to acquire scabies. This is because kids spend most of their daytime in a school where they come into contact with other children who may be infected with this itchy skin condition.
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In school, your child may catch scabies from close interactions with some unknowingly... Read more
Post date: Thu, 03/15/2018 - 20:00
Human scabies is a skin infestation caused by itch mite (Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominids). When adult female mites burrow into skin layers to lay eggs, you feel extreme itching, which worsens at night. Scabies is usually passed from infected person to uninfected individual through direct, prolonged skin-to-skin contact.
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Post date: Thu, 03/15/2018 - 19:20
Palm oil has been in existence for its beneficial effects for over 5000 years, as per the American Palm Oil Council. There are numerous benefits of palm oil on both hair and skin. According to Dr. Betty Kamen, Ph.D., palm oil is the second most common edible oil that’s produced worldwide.
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Let’s find out what are the... Read more
Post date: Thu, 03/15/2018 - 18:48
Lavender is one essential that has been used since age-old times for its impeccable benefits on skin. Lavender flowers are used to extract lavender essential oil that’s not just good for your skin, but also has a mind-blowing effect on hair and mind. It is known for certain therapeutic qualities to provide relief to people suffering from agitation,... Read more
Post date: Thu, 03/15/2018 - 14:56
The pesky parasite Sarcoptes scabiei causes scabies, a contagious skin infection that easily spreads from person-to-person through prolonged skin-to-skin contact by sexual partners, relatives, school children, and crowded communities. As per statistics, over 300 million scabies cases occur each year all over the world and it even causes depression in the... Read more
Post date: Tue, 03/13/2018 - 00:00
Yoga helps you look beautiful with clean, healthy and glowing skin. Here’s how…
Tired of using expensive skin care products and various serums to rejuvenate your skin? Even worse, you find such cosmetics little to no effective and nothing but a waste of money.What about yoga?
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Yoga not only benefits you physically with... Read more
Post date: Sat, 03/10/2018 - 00:00
Around 10-20% of the US population suffers from allergic rhinitis. It is a condition when your immune system overreacts to certain inhaled substances and as a result, your body tends to release chemicals causing allergic symptoms. Some common allergens that cause allergic rhinitis are grass or tree pollen, dust mites, pet dander, and airborne mold spores.... Read more
Post date: Mon, 03/05/2018 - 16:56
Malathion lotion 0.5% (also known as Ovide) is both over-the-counter and prescribed medication, which contains an insecticide to kill certain parasites living on humans, such as lice, and scabies mites. In this article, we will tell you how to use this lotion to eradicate the latter skin condition. So, read it carefully, if you’re suffering from this itchy... Read more
Post date: Mon, 03/05/2018 - 16:51