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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Skin Cholesterol Deposits

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Home remedies for cholesterol deposit on face?

Home remedies for cholesterol deposit on face?

Garlic helps some: I have no experience treating this and there is no formal research, but many patients report that topical garlic is effective, though it may sting and burn. See http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/xanthoma.Html measures to lower cholesterol usually help to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Skin Cholesterol Deposits (Definition)

Deposits in eyelids or elsewhere usually ...Read more


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Skin cholesterol deposits teatment?

Skin cholesterol deposits teatment?

Focus on Drivers: While xanthomas can be treated in various physical ways, as with most medicine, txs about symptoms, not health. Best check drivers because of many related issues. Rec: NMR particle test, optimize both LDL & HDL particle concentrations, e.g. Ldl 9 ?mol/l (not just chol, a sterol fat made by every cell & carried by all lipoprotein particles). Study: dietdoctor, lchf. ...Read more

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Natural remedies for removing cholesterol pockets on the eyelids?

Not many : I don't know of any remedied that dissolve cholesterol pockets. These can be removed in an office setting. ...Read more

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Can there be a natural remedy for arterial plaque removal like niacin , lecithin and vitamin d?

Can there be a natural remedy for arterial plaque removal like niacin , lecithin and vitamin d?

Chelation therapy &: Dr. Dean ornish did a landmark study showing that a program of a low fat diet, exercise & stress reduction can reverse atherosclerosis, as detailed in his book dr. Dean ornish's program for reversing heart disease. More controversial is chelation therapy, but a large body of research proves it is safe & effective. See http://drcranton.Com/chelation/allgood.Htm & http://www.Acamnet.Org & comment:. ...Read more

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What causes skin cholesterol deposits?

What causes skin cholesterol deposits?

High cholesterol: Cholesterol skin deposits, called xanthelasma, are associated with very high cholesterol levels in the blood. They can resolve with treatment of the cholesterol abnormality. ...Read more

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How is garlic for cleansing plaque and other clogging agents from your arteries ?

How is garlic for cleansing plaque and other clogging agents from your arteries ?

Useless: Once plaque is there the idea is to prevent FURTHER plaque from occuring and this requires DIET and (often) medications! Be wary of claims that "natural" substances of any kind actually "clear" clogged arteries.. Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more

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Are products with ceramides, hyaluronic acid, cholesterol and niacinamide generally helpful for oily, sensitive facial skin Dx seborrheic dermatitis?

Are products with ceramides, hyaluronic acid, cholesterol and niacinamide generally helpful for oily, sensitive facial skin Dx seborrheic dermatitis?

No: These are very useful for DRY skin and eczema. Seborrheic dermatitis will respond to an azole cream such as ketoconazole, clotrimazole, or miconazole. Topical steroids are very effective but on the face calcineurin inhibitors are preferred. Washing with a dandruff shampoo, typically in a shower, can be very beneficial. Some meds and vitamins aggravate it. ...Read more

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Which is better to remove eczema scars glycolic acid or salicytic acid, note that eczema is cured but leaves dark marks all over body ?

Which is better to remove eczema scars glycolic acid or salicytic acid, note that eczema is cured but leaves dark marks all over body ?

Marks left from: eczema are typically not scars but rather postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. both glycolic and salicylic acid work, with glycolic being more irritating (which could ignite your eczema to flare) but you likely need to add a lightener to your regimen ...Read more

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Can there be a natural treatment for seborriac dermatitis, vitamins, diet etc?

Can there be a natural treatment for seborriac dermatitis, vitamins, diet etc?

Natural IS best here: If you are responsible for the health of someone with seborrheic dermatitis, you have a duty to make scientific, evidence-based medicine available. Ironically, the stuff that works (topical zinc, sulfur, and/or selenium) are all offered as "holistic alternative" remedies for other illnesses. Often with a bit of a mild glucocorticoid, this is manageable. All else is adjuncts. ...Read more

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Is omega 3 fish oil good for skin wrinkles and loss of collagen & safe to take daily & is CoQ10 good for ageing skin. Can they be taken together ?

 Is omega 3 fish oil good for skin wrinkles and loss of collagen & safe to take daily  & is CoQ10 good for ageing skin. Can they be taken together ?

CoQ10 & Marine Fish: Oil are both excellent supplements and can be taken together. CoQ10 is used more for muscle strength and cardiovascular health and marine fish oil can help to lubricate and moisturize the skin. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are there natural treatmts for toe nail fungs or possible athletes feet? Is there a link w/ those issues and rosacea and dandruff , like yeast in body

Are there natural treatmts for toe nail fungs or possible athletes feet? Is there a link w/ those issues and rosacea and dandruff , like yeast in body

Yes & No: Yes there are any natural treats for fungal nails and tinea pedis. Tea Tree and Castor oil are wonderful antimicrobial natural treatments directly on the nails and skin daily in healthy individuals. Many people have onychomycosis and tinea pedis without having rosacea and dandruff, so there does not appear to be a direct link. ...Read more

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Which oils are best for acne scars?

Which oils are best for acne scars?

Will not help: I am sorry that your acne was not treated when it should have been. A specialist dermatologist or plastic surgeon with a laser microsurgery or filler can help. ...Read more

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Are there any over-the-counter products proven to remove dark skin spots on face legs and arms?

Are there any over-the-counter products proven to remove dark skin spots on face legs and arms?

Hydroquinone: There are a variety of over the counter products that contain a bleaching agent called hydroquinone. My favorite is one called ambi that is usually around $10-15. Apply it 1-2 times daily for 2 months. If that does not lighten the spots up, you should stop using it and see a dermatologist for other options. ...Read more