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Anti Aging Herbs For Skin
Tretinoin: Generally the prescription-strength vitamin a preparation of tretinoing (retin-a, renova) is the most effective cream of aging. Forget over the counters, they will not turn the clock back! spend your money in a dermatologist or plastic surgeon's office and ask for a prescription. The next thing to remember is sun block! ...Read more
Anti-aging: The best anti-aging food are those rich in anti-oxidants and those that alkaline the tissues. Some examples are rich color foods and vegetables. ...Read more
Sir,is there is any intaking medicine which destroys skin melanin pigment and enhances whitening skin?mention those pills name
Yes.: Grape seed extract or "reveratrol" is an antioxidant, which helps to quench free radicals that accelerate aging and are associated with 100's of different diseases. Your body also produces some antioxidants. At least one product, protandim, aids this production thru adaptogens. Fyi, grape seed may also be used an aromatase inhibitor to prevent breakdown of testosterone or Progesterone to estrogen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Other than retin-a, what other topical therapies are evidence based for treating facial wrinkles and/or aging in general?
Photo aging : There is not much evidence that directly compares these two medications . Differing can be slightly less irritating to skin but it is off-label to use as anti -aging . ...Read more
Does makeup accelerate skin aging? If so, do some types of makeup or ingredients accelerate skin aging more than others do?
Apart from suncreams and shade. Any alternative creams, herbs etc that have benefits regarding skin cancer?
None that work: In 30 years of practice, I have yet to find a single "natural" remedy that is effective for psoriasis. But there are lots of legitimate options, from topical steroids to vitamin d derivatives to ultraviolet light to methotrexate, cyclosporine, the biologic drugs, and many others. A lot depends on severity, the areas involved, and how you feel about it. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
What things should I be looking for anti aging cleansing, moisturizing and serums for my 23yr old face?
Sunscreens: The main wait to avoid aging of your skin given your young age is to protect your skin from the sun. This includes sunscreens, sun avoidance and sun protective clothing, which includes a wide brim hat. You should wear a sunscreen on your face all year long since ultraviolet light a is constant . Other things now are a waste. ...Read more
No proof: There are no supplements that have been definitively shown to decrease aging. However, eating healthy will allow for healthy and graceful aging. Fish oils found naturally in fish can be anti-inflammatory and that minimize damage to the body from excess free radicals.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Minimally: Principal causes of skin aging are exposure to sun (ultraviolet radiation), cigarette smoke/smoking and age-related changes in soft tissue, including loss of tissue volume and elasticity. Many other factors contribute to this including hormonal decline, toxicities, state of hydration and nutritional deficiencies. Antioxidants taken internally and applied to the surface skin and absorbed help. ...Read more
What vitamins and or serums help in cleansers and moisturizers to prevent anti aging for the face, when I am 23yr old?
Be wary: The best anti skin care lines are sold in physicians offices since they combine many medical grade treatments such as Alpha hydroxy's, retin-a, hydroquinone, etc any time one tries to buy similar products online, you can not guarantee where it comes from. All physician grade products are not sold online so who knows where this stuff is coming from. Be careful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anti-aging: Anti-aging supplements is perhaps a bit of a misnomer. Perhaps we will call them, "healthy aging" supplements. The effects are varied. The goals are to decrease insulin levels, decrease chronic inflammation, decrease free radicals in the body, and decrease abnormal cross-linking, or glycation, of proteins in the body. These benefits can be achieved, and will help to slow aging of tissues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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