Month: August 2016

How to manage keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is a skin disorder that affects people of all ages. Keratosis pilaris develops as rough, small, red or tan bumps around the hair follicles on the legs, upper arms, buttocks and sometimes on the cheeks. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDC9CPCWMWE”] Keratosis pilaris is usually common in children and adolescents but can also affect adults and females …

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How to control dust mite allergy

Dust mite allergy is sensitivity or reaction to the miniature bugs found in household dust. It causes sneezing and runny nose. Some experience symptoms of asthma such as wheezing and breathing difficulties. Close relatives of dust mites are spiders and ticks. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_JuVuespm4″] Dust mites eat dead skin cells shed by humans and live in …

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