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 »

Causes of – and treatment solutions for – spider veins

Struggling with spider veins? Here’s what causes them as well as treatment options to restore your skin to smooth As we age, it’s normal that your veins start to become more pronounced and noticeable, particularly on the lower legs. The primary cause of this is the weakening of vein walls and valves over time as… 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 prevent, treat and cope with stress-related hair loss

Did you know that stress can result in hair loss? This condition – telogen effluvium – isn’t preventable, but it can be dealt with. Here’s how: The impact of stress – especially for extended periods – can have far more side effects than just affecting your mental health. These range from high blood pressure to… Read more »