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Psoriasis – Plaque Psoriasis

What is Plaque Psoriasis? BY Bruce Shane 6 July, 2007 plaque psoriasis on an elbow Plaque Psoriasis appears as raised red patches of skin covered with silvery scales. It can occur on any part of the body although elbows, knees and the scalp are usual sites. There is often accompanying irritation. Some parts of the body do not have […]

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Psoriasis – Scalp Psoriasis

What is Scalp psoriasis? BY Bruce Shane 6 July, 2007 A thick scale and redness becomes evident around the scalp margins. Many patients experience severe itching and a feeling of tightness and some report soreness. One patient has described the build-up of scales as being like ‘a mountain on my head’. Some people with severe psoriasis suffer temporary thinning […]

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Skin Tags

Skin tags are small brown tags of skin. They are not dangerous but some people get concerned about the look of them and they do not tend to go away of their own accord. If you are prone to skin tags you’ve probably got quite a few. The most common places for skin tags are […]

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Eczema almost ruined Beth’s modelling career

Eczema is terrible for anybody but when your living depends on good skin and your appearance it can be even worse. Here model Beth Caterer, who is married to 80’s pop sensation Nick Heyward from the band  Haircut One Hundred,  talks about how eczema almost ended her successful modelling career. “I got badly bullied at school […]

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Celafen helps Rose’s arthritis

Nothing worked for Rose’s arthritic hands until she discovered Celafen Rose Johnstone 51 lives in East Dulwich London with her husband. She has suffered from painful arthritis in both hands for the last two years. After experiencing pain and stiffness in her fingers Rose went to see her GP and was diagnosed with arthritis, but […]

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The 5 hidden dangers lurking in your toothpaste

Dental hygiene products that you and your children use every day may contain harmful chemicals and toxins that have been linked to a number of serious health risks, especially for young children. BY Amy Anderson 3 July, 2007 Many name-brand toothpastes and mouthwashes contain potentially harmful ingredients, which are made up of very small molecules that may […]

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The majority of parents worry about using steroids on their children

According to a recent survey among dermatologists, nearly three-quarters of parents with children who have atopic eczema worry about using topical steroids and almost a quarter are non-compliant. BY Amy Anderson 5 July, 2007 Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is a common problem in infants and children. It usually begins between two and six months of age with very […]

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Other health factors responsible for the rising tide of psoriasis

The skin condition psoriasis is on the increase but it is only recently that studies into the condition have begun to find links with other health conditions that might explain why this may be. BY Amy Anderson 5 July, 2007 In preparation for World Psoriasis Day in October, the International Psoriasis Council’s (IPC) have highlighted new health factors that […]

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Soothe Your Summer Skin Problems

The increase in exercise, foreign travel and outdoor activities that summer brings might be great for your general health – but can spell trouble for your skin. 5 July, 2007 Here are some of the most common summer skin ailments, and how best to prevent and relieve them. Bug Bites Bites from mosquitoes and other […]

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Take the ‘ouch’ out of hair removal

No pain no gain is a beauty chant that has been whispered by thousands of women over decades of enduring painful procedures in the name of beauty. And perhaps one of the most eye watering that immediately springs to mind is hair removal. BY Amy Anderson 10 July, 2007 As summer fast approaches and the prospect of […]

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