7 Sunscreen Mistakes That Cause Skin Damage

7 Sunscreen Mistakes That Cause Skin Damage

SPF Is Your BFF. But if you don’t apply sunscreen correctly, even the greatest sunscreen won’t protect you well. To make sure you’re protected, follow these guidelines. Sunscreen application is important not only for preventing skin cancer but also for preventing wrinkles. One of the healthiest ways to protect your skin from the sun is to apply sunscreen. According to the US Food and Drug Administration, a decent sunscreen with potent UVA and UVB blocking can save you from getting burned, minimize the development of wrinkles and other symptoms of age, and reduce your risk of skin cancer (FDA). According to...

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Coping with Stress, Fear, and Worry in the Face of Coronavirus Anxiety

Coping with Stress, Fear, and Worry in the Face of Coronavirus Anxiety

COVID-19 fears can be emotionally draining, especially if you already have an anxiety issue. However, you are not helpless. These suggestions by Dharamveer Solanki Hospital’s Doctors can assist you in getting through this trying moment. Understanding your anxietyIt’s a terrifying time. We’re in the midst of a global epidemic, with many areas shut down entirely or partially, and others struggling to reopen in a safe manner. Some of us live in places where the rate of coronavirus infection is increasing. Others are waiting to see what happens next. And we’re all thinking, “When is this going to end?” when we...

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How To Wear Masks Correctly?

How To Wear Masks Correctly?

Masks are only effective if they are worn correctly. Here’s how to do it correctly (and incorrectly).DSH – So, when it comes to masks, if you don’t wear them correctly, they’re useless. Even the cloth coverings, which have been hailed as the best thing since social distance, come with instructions. Based on advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization, we’ve set them out below.Remember that masks only work if they cover your mouth, nose, and chin. And, as tempting as it may be to take off your mask for a few moments, doing so...

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Myths About ACNE

Myths About ACNE

Acne is a very common skin condition popularly known as white head, black head or pimple. Through this article, we are trying to bust few myths prevalent about acne and its treatment, as uncontrolled and untreated acne not only leads to permanent scarring , but emotional distress as well. MYTH 1: Only teenagers suffer from acne. TRUTH: Though teenage is the most common age to get acne, but people can get acne in their 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and beyond. These are called adult onset acne. If you are having acne at a later age, please consult a dermatologist ASAP, as...

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How to Control Diabetes

How to Control Diabetes

Learning how to control diabetes is the aim for all of us with diabetes. This can be done for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes with food, diet and regular blood testing. Being armed with information will help you to control your diabetes and this guide includes specific information for controlling type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Blood glucose testing A blood glucose monitor is an excellent tool for managing diabetes. Some of us will be very familiar with using a blood glucose meter but for others it will be something new. Testing before and after meals can be a...

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Everything You Should Know About the Coronavirus and COVID-19

Everything You Should Know About the Coronavirus and COVID-19

What is the 2019 coronavirus? In early 2020, a new virus began generating headlines all over the world because of the unprecedented speed of its transmission. Its origins have been traced to a food market in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. From there, it’s reached countries as distant as the United States and the Philippines. The virus (officially named SARS-CoV-2) has been responsible for over 100 million infections globally, causing around 2.5 million deaths. The United States is the country most affected. The disease caused by contracting SARS-CoV-2 is called COVID-19, which stands for coronavirus disease 2019. What are the symptoms? Doctors...

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