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Thin Skin (Overview)

Skin is the outer layer of tissue on the body. Thin skin means that there is little depth or thickness. However, this may be referring to being overly -sensitive to criticism or input from others.


Thin Skin (Overview)

Skin is the outer layer of tissue on the body. Thin skin means that there is little depth or thickness. However, this may be referring to being overly -sensitive to criticism or input from others.


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Does a "fast metabolism" and natural thinness mean a shorter life span (according to studies it makes your body work harder and tire) true? :(

Does a "fast metabolism" and natural thinness mean a shorter life span (according to studies it makes your body work harder and tire) true? :(

Probably: Animals like the sloth have a longer lifespan than others with a faster metabolism. This may correlate with the sleep profile. Under 6 hours and over 8 hours gives a shorter lifespan than between those figures. I think that this means that a median is right for everything--- yin and yang. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Get tested for food allergies
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Can I have surgery to remove thin-skin caused by using steroid cream to treat eczema?

Can I have surgery to remove thin-skin caused by using steroid cream to treat eczema?

It depends: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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I am 21 year old. I am an engineer .Because of thinness I look very ugly. How do I increase my body size?

Thin build: If you were genetically born to be thin, there is not much you can do about it. Provided you maintain a healthy diet abiding by consumption of correct calorie and nutrient requirements, you may be able to enhance your look by engaging in physical activities to promote muscle growth. Working out5-7x a week ( both isotonic and isometric exercises) will improve muscle tone and increase muscle girth. ...Read more

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How can I find a cure for thinness?

How can I find a cure for thinness?

Thinness: Eat more. However, if your diet is not the problem, hormonal testing (thyroid, etc.) may be helpful to see if there are any other causes that may be treatable. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
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Avoid picking at them
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Have them removed if needed by a doctor
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