School and college can both be extremely socially intense environments, with many people feeling a huge amount of stress and anxiety about themselves when starting the new semester. As many return to school, it can be easy to feel insecure about almost every aspect of your appearance.
Eczema causes inflamed, itchy, cracked, and rough skin. This very common condition can look and feel different on everyone. Sometimes people are embarrassed about the constant itch or red patches. They worry about how others will respond and may limit their social and professional interactions. Having eczema can impact a person’s emotional health. That’s why it’s important to better understand this non-contagious condition.
Skin is sensitive and you should maintain healthy habits to avoid inflammation. When there is any kind of internal disorder, it can be directly reflected on the skin’s surface. This condition is often identified as skin inflammation or, scientifically known as dermatitis.
Nearly 3 percent of the world’s population has some form of psoriasis—that’s over 125 million people. Of those, an estimated 7.5 million are Americans, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF), making it the most common autoimmune disease in the country.
The month of July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and here at Affiliated Dermatology, we want to share the best tips and tricks to keep you safe from UV harm. UV safety should be a priority for people who work outside, play sports, do outdoor activities, or spend any time at all in the sun. Therefore, it should be important to everyone!