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What improves your skin and overall appearance?

What improves your skin and overall appearance?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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How can hormones, health and nutrition affect your skin pigmentation?

How can hormones, health and nutrition affect your skin pigmentation?

Yes: Addison disease, hemochromatosis, argyria, increase skin tone. Phenylketonuria causes lighter skin and hair. Poor health often increases pigmentation, e.g. Under the eyes. Pregnancy may also cause increase in facial pigmentation. Lack of niacin, riboflavin, thymine cause skin rashes. ...Read more

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What will improve skin tone?

Avoid the sun: Poor skin tone can result from many causes. If you have lost a significant amount of weight there may result in quite alot of skin and surgery may be the only way to improve it. As far as wrinkles and loose facial skin there are several options dpending the amount of loose skin and what your goals are.Skin care with anti=oxidant and vit a/vit c/ estogen cream. Dermabrasion, chemical/laser peels. ...Read more

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Do most skin pigmentation disorders affect a person’s overall health?

Do most skin pigmentation disorders affect a person’s overall health?

No: Most skin pigmentation disorders do not affect a person's overall health. However, they can be associated with other health concerns. Patients should seek evaluation any time there is a new or changing skin pigmentation issue to obtain a proper diagnosis and have other associated diseases assessed. For example, vitiligo is not dangerous in itself, it is associated with thyroid disorders. ...Read more

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Does vitamin help your skin health?

Yes: I always recommend getting your vitamins from whole fruits and veggies rather than synthetic man made vitamins. An apple has over 12, 000 phytonutrients all working in synergy to give you optimal health! no man made vitamin can do that.Topical creams only work on the top (dead layer) of skin.Therefore optimal nutrition is needed to increase antioxidants levels in the bloodstream supplying the skin. ...Read more

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Can collogen drink mix improve skin and delay aging?

Can collogen drink mix improve skin and delay aging?

Sorry: This is one more non-evidence-based treatment that's intended to fool people who know just a little bit of biology. Gelatin (jello) is altered collagen and no one makes these cruel wishful-thinking claims for this common food. You can slow the effects of aging by eating sensibly and staying physically fit. You can care for your skin wisely & there are supplements that may help. ...Read more

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Bad appearance, dirty skin and mentality related?

Bad appearance, dirty skin and mentality related?

Maybe ?: Some people with severe mental health problems are impaired to the point that they are not able to engage in tasks of daily life such as bathing, brushing teeth or changing clothes. Some people may be dirty as a result of poverty. There are some people who were not taught good hygiene growing up and then some folks may be lazy. ...Read more

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Does bio-oil help remove skin scars of skin abraisions?

Does bio-oil help remove skin scars of skin abraisions?

Probably not: Most products only improve the appearance of the scar but do not totally remove it. ...Read more

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Does drinking water improve the vitality of teeth and improve facial skin?

Does drinking water improve the vitality of teeth and improve facial skin?

Hydration: Drinking sufficient water on a daily basis is an all around healthy practice. As a dentist, i can tell you that it will have no effect on teeth either way. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera lotion good for body skin such as even skin tone smooth skin & blemishes ?

Is aloe vera lotion good for body skin such as even skin tone smooth skin & blemishes ?

Not necessarily: Aloe (straight from the plant) can be helpful for healing burns or abrasions. But it is not an acne treatment. Some people can have significant sensitivity to aloe. Take care. ...Read more

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Since weight loss improves health and liposuction redues weight, will liposuction improve your health?

Since weight loss improves health and liposuction redues weight, will liposuction improve your health?

Probably not.: There is little evidence for this and large volume liposuction is more dangerous than standard cosmetic procedures. ...Read more

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What vegan friendly foods will improve my health the most?

What vegan friendly foods will improve my health the most?

Vegan friendly foods: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. Vegan friendly foods: Oatmeal, Plant Protein smoothie. Collard greens, watercress, kale, arugula, Avocados, peanut butter. Watermelon, Plums, red grapes. Beans and lentils. Nuts, seeds, unsweetened dried fruit, and dark chocolate. Drink Water filled with sliced whole lemons, oranges or grapefruits Be disciplined, be consistent, set small goals. ...Read more

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How can I improve skin affected by eczema?

How can I improve skin affected by eczema?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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Do teenage skin conditions (eg. Breakouts pigmentation) improve as you grow older?

Some do some don't: There are many different types of pigmentation presentations/problems, and the natural course of these vary tremendously. Some improve and some don't. One way to help minimize them or prevent them from worsening, is avoiding prolonged direct sun exposure, which will make the pigmented lesions stand out more. ...Read more

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Can proactive really work on healing acne scars and skin conditions?

Can proactive really work on healing acne scars and skin conditions?

Proactive: Proactive, depending on the specific product used, often uses benzoyl peroxide (antibacterial) to treat mild acne. While this may be helpful, more severe cases may require topicals such a Retin-A , oral antibiotics , or Accutane . Talk to your dermatologist for the right treatment for you. ...Read more

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Hi, need health tip to improve individual stamina.

Hi, need health tip to improve individual stamina.

Health tip: Eat fresh fruits and vegetables drink plenty of water and exercise regularly. Get adequate sleep and avoid nicotine and alcohol. ...Read more

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Can old men improve their health with nutrition supplements?

Can old men improve their health with nutrition supplements?

May be: An otherwise healthy person consuming a balanced diet does not need nutritional supplements. If the "old" person in question has difficulty taking usual foods, nutritional supplements may help in maintaining adequate nutrition. Improving health usually requires treatment for an ailment, if any, balanced nutrition and exercise. ...Read more

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Does belotero help improve elasticity for wrinkles around the eyes?

Does belotero help improve elasticity for wrinkles around the eyes?

Belotero and crow's : Belotero may be used to smooth wrinkles in the eye area, either alone or along with xeomin, (incobotulinumtoxin a) Botox or dysport. There is currently no clinical evidence that treatment with belotero improves skin's elasticity. For this look at retinols, peels or laser treatments. ...Read more

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