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Doctor insights on: The Benefits Of Milk For Skin

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What are the health benefits of milk cream?

Milk cream: http://www.milk.co.uk/page.aspx?intPageID=373

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What are the benefits of olive oi? Is it good for the skin?

What are the benefits of olive oi? Is it good for the skin?

Yes!: Olive Oil has been used for thousands of years in mediterranean culture. It can be directly used to treat dry skin, smooth cuticles, ease shaving, and even as a hair conditioner. It is a good diaper rash prevention as well. ...Read more

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What is the alternative medicine for lightening and brightening of skin instead of using melacare that causes no side effects to the skin?

What is the alternative medicine for lightening and brightening of skin instead of using melacare that causes no side effects to the skin?

Depends: What are you treating? Melacare is relatively less expensive, relatively effective, and generally safe. I don't think you will do better. ...Read more

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What're the advantages and disadvantages of the BCG vaccine for tb?

What're the advantages and disadvantages of the BCG vaccine for tb?

BCG VACCINE: Bcg vaccine is still being given to new born babies in several countries .It is effective in protecting againt TB meningitis in children but its effectiveness against pulmonary tuberculosis is variable usa and holland have never used it routinely, due to surveilance with monyoux test disadvantages except making difficult to interpret motoux test in us, and not very effective for pulmonary tuberculo. ...Read more

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What are some of the pros and cons of applying oil under the foreskin regularly?

What are some of the pros and cons of applying oil under the foreskin regularly?

Not sure..: Moisture is typically bad for the glans penis and foreskin and can predispose to balanitis (inflammation of the glans skin). Best to keep this area clean and dry and regular hygeine is essential to prevent later development of penile cancer. If the foreskin is tight (phimosis) then it is best to manually "stretch" the foreskin repeatedly and regularly until it can be pulled back over the glans. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits and nutrition facts of "nungu fruit"(palmyra fruit) and the toddy from this tree wikipedia.Org/wiki/borassus_flabellifer?

What are the health benefits and nutrition facts of "nungu fruit"(palmyra fruit) and the toddy from this tree wikipedia.Org/wiki/borassus_flabellifer?

Can't recommend it: This is used by traditional healers in india and southeast asia. A quick look at the nih database showed the flour to contain some known spirostane neurotoxins, (paralyze rats; int j foo sci health 2004 & 2009), two articles suggesting it can improve glucose tolerance in rats, and one that it kills cell cultures. Nobody's writing about the fruit, which is eaten & seems harmless. That's all. ...Read more

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Benefits of carrots in the skin?

Benefits of carrots in the skin?

Vitamin A and skin: Vitamin a is important to having healthy skin. It is one of the fat-soluble vitamins and over-dosage causes problems too. It helps reduce the risk of acne, it is a powerful anti-oxidant that helps protect the skin, and helps the skin look youthful. ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for the treatment of burns on the skin?

Is olive oil good for the treatment of burns on the skin?

Sure: Anything oily or greasy is good for burns. Usually vaseline or Aquaphor. Membranes such as Bioclusive can be very useful because they keep the juices in, functioning as an artificial skin. Vitamins and herbals are useful only to the extent that they are greasy. ...Read more

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Is the consumption of milk and other dairy products correlated with the prevalence of prostate cancer?

Is the consumption of milk and other dairy products correlated with the prevalence of prostate cancer?

No: While the cause of prostate is not known, and there are links to families with cancer, we next ascribe diet, mostly rish in saturated fats and red meats. Increasingly "healthy" diets are rich in fresh fruits and vegtables, lycopenes from processed tomatoes, elagic acid anti-oxidants from berries and cruciferous vegetables. Vitamin e appears not to help. Milk/dairy has not been indicted! ...Read more

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What are the health benefits to the mother of breastfeeding?

What are the health benefits to the mother of breastfeeding?

See below: Mothers who breastfeed are less likely to develop osteoporosis later in life, are able to lose weight gained during pregnancy more easily and have a lower risk of breast, uterine and ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of the sun for seniors?

What are the benefits of the sun for seniors?

The Sun: The major benefit of the sun is helping the body to convert inactive vitamin d to active vitamin d, but skin damage and eventual skin cancers must be considered -- for prolonged exposure spf 30 sun tan lotion is recommended. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of a breast reduction?

What are the health benefits of a breast reduction?

Many: Decreased back and neck pain, overall improved comfort and ability perform exercise and other activities with greater ease. Most common comment of patients after breast reduction is "I wish I would have done this many years ago" ...Read more

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What are the statistics behind the benefits of breastfeeding compared to formula feeding?

What are the statistics behind the benefits of breastfeeding compared to formula feeding?

Many: First of all breastfeeding creates a special bond between mom and child. Antibody's pass over with BM and keep the child healthier. Studies have shown less asthma and food allergies in breastfed children. Not to mention it is cheaper. ...Read more

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A HBV viral load of 2255. What is the advice in terms of medication, diet and other for full cleansing of the body system?

A HBV viral load of 2255. What is the advice in terms of medication, diet and other for full cleansing of the body system?

Carrier state?: That is a low viral load (if it is measured in copies/ml). You may be in a carrier state - your doctor will have to decide that. You will then need to be followed closely and may not need any meds right now.. In the meantime, eat healthy, avoid excessive alcohol/acetaminophen intake. ...Read more

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What are the risks and benefits of breast feeding?

What are the risks and benefits of breast feeding?

Breast feeding perks: For baby: improved immunity, superior brain & eye development, fewer allergies & GI problems, enhanced cognitive functioning, reduced risk of obesity/all obesity related diseases, etc. etc. etc. etc. Mother loses weight faster, saves time, money and environmental resources, bonds more readily, reduces risk of breast & ovarian cancer, reduces risk of multiple systemic disease. Risks are minor ...Read more

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What are the benefits and costs of getting a breast lift?

What are the benefits and costs of getting a breast lift?

Several: The benefits are many if done correctly by a well-trained and experienced plastic surgeon. You should have a more youthful appearance and "feel" to the breasts, look better both in and out of clothes, and feel more confident. The cost to you will vary depending on where you live and how skilled the plastic surgeon is. Please don't shop price, shop results, skill, talent and experience. Be well. ...Read more

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What are the health and skin benefits of coconut oil and almonds?

What are the health and skin benefits of coconut oil and almonds?

Protein Source: Almonds are a good fat and a good protein source, so they are a nice and healthy snack. Otherwise there are no special or extra health benefits. And, medicine would remain fully neutral on the topic of coconut oil on the skin. There is nothing there for health or not health. ...Read more

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If you are going dairy free to test if dairy affects skin,can you eat something that has traces of milk even when milk isn't listed in ingredients?

Lactose: In order to do this properly you will need counseling by a dietician or extensive self education on a milk product / lactose-elimination diet. Diet must be continued long enough - maybe weeks - to clearly evaluate whether or not symptoms are better. ...Read more