What causes ‘vaccine arm’ and can it be treated?

If you experienced pain at the site of your COVID-19 vaccination, you’ve had ‘vaccine arm’. Here’s what causes it and what you can do to soothe it. The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have some side effects. Some people report experiencing flu-like symptoms. But most people who have had the… Read more »

Is Botox effective at reducing sweating?

Not just to delay signs of aging, Botox can also help to reduce sweating. Here’s how: Ever since it was approved by the FDA in 1989, Botox has been growing in popularity. While now a brand name in itself, Botox refers to an injectable form of botulinum toxin type A. Recent data revealed that between… Read more »

Can dermatologists remove tattoos?

Got embarrassing tattoos you wish would disappear? With laser therapy, dermatologists can make that wish come true!  Did you know that around 145 million Americans have tattoos? Recent research also revealed that women are leading the trend, with 59% of them having some ink as opposed to 41% of men! A survey conducted in 2021… Read more »

The impact of COVID-19 on your skin

Having COVID-19 doesn’t just affect your body on the inside but can lead to skin concerns as well. Here’s what to look out for in your complexion when you are infected and recovering (and what you can do to treat and restore it). For the last two years, the world has been in the grips… Read more »

The link between COVID-19 and hair loss

Many people have reported hair loss after having COVID-19. Here’s what causes it and what you can do to minimize shedding. Ever since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in cases of hair loss. For some, it’s minimal and temporary, while for others it appears to be more severe… Read more »

How to avoid, treat and diminish hyperpigmentation

Struggling with an uneven skin tone? This is probably due to hyperpigmentation. Here’s what causes it, how to prevent it, and the various treatment options available Do you have patches on your face or body that are darker than the rest of your skin? This is known as hyperpigmentation, and it’s when too much melanin… Read more »

Your Feet and Fungal Infections

Our feet are one of the areas on the body most prone to fungal infections. Here’s why, and how to prevent and treat them. Our feet work hard for us every day. This means that when something goes wrong with them, it can impact our entire lives by limiting our comfort or mobility. One such… Read more »