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Vitamin A: The Essential Medicine For your Body

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Vitamin A: The Essential Medicine For your Body

Helping in the treatment of deficiency syndromes, Vitamin A has definitely got a lot more uses for your body than you can ever think, making it an important medicine for your body’s immunity level. From keeping the skin healthy to fighting off the bacteria and viruses, it definitely is a great component against all the…

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UV Radiation: Maintaining Proper Eye Health

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UV Radiation: Maintaining Proper Eye Health

Image Credits When people are exposed to the sun for prolonged periods of time, they remember to slather on the sunscreen in order to avoid a painful sunburn, but what some people fail to realize is that the sun can also cause long-term damage to the eyes. What is UV Radiation? If you’ve heard about…

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Jobs That Cause The Most Skin Damage

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Jobs That Cause The Most Skin Damage

Skin is one of the most important organs because it is responsible for protecting the internal organs from damage. Apart from serving as protection for internal organs, skin acts as insulation for the body so that it stays at an optimum temperature. Although skin is resistant and regenerates itself quite quickly, it is still prone…

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Bronze Beauties: How And Why To Protect Your Face This Summer

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Bronze Beauties: How And Why To Protect Your Face This Summer

Ladies, we all love to be tan. But at this point in medical history, it’s no longer a secret that over-exposure to the sun can be extremely harmful. The UV rays cause the DNA in the skin’s cells to break apart, and sunburned skin means that the cells and blood vessels have been damaged. Repeated…

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Strange Addictions

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Strange Addictions

When we hear the word addiction your immediate thoughts would be of narcotics or alcohol, there are however many different types of addictions.  A very brief definition of addiction could be said to be the dependence on a particular substance or activity. With this definition in mind here is a list of a few stranger…

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Melanoma: Five Reasons You May Be At Risk

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Melanoma: Five Reasons You May Be At Risk

Melanoma: Five Reasons You May be at Risk Melanoma is a very serious type of skin cancer. It is caused by abnormal growth of skin cells known as melanocytes. Overexposure of UV light is one of the main causes of melanoma, but there are several risk factors that can affect people. Ultraviolet Light Exposure UV…

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Skin Immunity – Boost Up Your Skin’s Health!

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Skin Immunity - Boost Up Your Skin’s Health!

Skin, the body’s largest organ, shields it from many external factors. It is the barrier against a large number of diseases and injuries. Though it is a protective barrier, skin is also the most vulnerable part of your body. Due to its increased vulnerability, skin tends to get easily infected by bacteria and virus. Infection…

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Are Gel Manicures Bad For Your Nails?

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Are Gel Manicures Bad For Your Nails?

What is a Gel Manicure? Gel manicures are popular because they are durable, strong and long-lasting. Unfortunately, this type of manicure has received a lot of bad press lately. Frequent manicures cause nails to peel, crack and thin. They can also hide disease and other nail disorders. To be fair, all manicures can cause problems…

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5 Steps For Safety On The Green

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5 Steps For Safety On The Green

Golf is a wonderful thing. Acres of greenery and luxurious sunshine await the presence of competition. If you are an avid golfer or work at a golf country club, you must consider safety on the green, in addition to the sport. In order to maximize your amusement and bring grace to your game, make sure…

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Diets High in Vitamin D Offer Many Healthy Benefits

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Diets High in Vitamin D Offer Many Healthy Benefits

The more study that goes into the healthy long-term effect of vitamin D on the body, the more researchers realize its remarkable potential. Early studies have found links between vitamin D and healthy benefits such as stronger bones and a decreased risk of developing multiple sclerosis, heart disease, depression, diabetes, and cancer. Increased vitamin D…

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