As much as you try to hide your imperfections, it is impossible because your skin will be like an open book. It can tell a lot about your body. As the biggest organ in our bodies, it has a tough job protecting and keeping us safe. However, we can try to help our skin be better at what it does best.
A lot of changes to the skin can also tell about your health. And most of the time, the first signs of a serious disease or illness can be seen via the skin. That is why it is important to take good care of your skin.
If the skin is changing hue into a more yellowish one, and the soles and palms are orange, then you might want to go get checked out because chances are that the thyroid gland is acting up. In this case underacting, as it is probably a case of hypothyroidism.
Basically, because the thyroid is unable to process beta-carotene properly, it gets accumulated in the skin. Hence, the yellowish hue change in our skin. But it is also possible to change skin hue if you have a heavy diet on vegetables rich in beta-carotene.
Even though sun allergy is heavily rare, it is possible. And most people think that they are the unlucky few who are allergic to the sun. However, this is not the case. Breaking out in hives is probably due to photosensitizing medication. This means that the person who took the drug is more sensitive to light, and itchy rashes can break out as a result.
Even though it is nothing serious, it is best to have a professional take a look at your skin. Beforehand though, make sure that you read the label on your medication. Maybe it has a warning for photosensitive care.
One of those skin problems that look more dangerous than they really are are varicose veins. Essentially, varicose veins means that parts of your veins are not functioning as they should be, and blood is getting pumped back and pooling in certain areas. There are many remedies that can help you with your varicose veins problem.
However, if it becomes unbearable and if it is truly a big problem in your life, it is perhaps time to visit a skin clinic so that they can advise you on what your next step should be. Whatever your decision might be, it is best to consult with a professional dermatologist as they will know what to do.
DH – Dermatitis herpetiformis
Commonly known as allergy to gluten, or celiac disease, it usually manifests in an itchy and burning rash that just will not go away. Unfortunately, the rashes appear in visible places and often are unbearable to not keep scratching.
One of the best options is to visit a dermatologist and to go to a skin clinic to have a look at your skin. They will know how to treat it without any visible side effects or without causing any damage to your skin.
Related reading: Skin Care in Review
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