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What daily stresses affect your skin?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 51 years experience
Dry and itchy: Dryness plus itching are most people experienced. Some specific diseases may be aggravated by it: seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, dyshydrotic eczema among others.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 29 years experience
Sun, pollution: Pollution, smoke, sun, extreme heat and cold, wind, sweat, dirt, chemical exposure, environmental exposure to plants and allergens can all adversely affect the skin. Fatigue, illness, underlying medical problems also affect the appearance and health of the skin.

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