Posts Tagged With 'Skin'

Tips on How to Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Tips on How to Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Even though it is the fall season, the sun’s rays in southwest Florida are still very strong and can cause a great deal of damage to your skin. Many tourists and “snowbirds” come down here thinking that the sun’s intensity is the same as the region that they came from. It is actually more intense than the sunlight in the northern states and you need to take...

Posted on December 01, 2016Read More

Summer Ailments – 5 Common Ones

Summer Ailments - 5 Common Ones

With summer vacations, picnics and outside sports upon us, it is important to recognize some common summer ailments that occur during the summer months. The combination of the increased heat, less protective clothing and venturing outdoors, can bring about conditions that you normally would not find during the winter. Dehydration: this very dangerous condition can lead to...

Posted on May 02, 2016Read More

Dry Skin – Is it Just Age?

Dry Skin – Is it Just Age?

One of the marked characteristics of youth is plump hydrated glowing skin. As we age, our skin tends to appear less full, not quite as bright, and possibly become wrinkled, dryer and even sag a bit. What causes this? And is there anything that can be done to prevent it? There are a number of factors that play into skin condition. Health: Skin is an outward reflection of our...

Posted on November 13, 2015Read More

Common Types of Skin Rashes

The first thing to remember is that a “rash” is not a medical diagnosis: people use the world “rash” to describe many different skin conditions, but a diagnosis of the condition will use the more specific term.  In order to determine the best course for treatment and to make sure the rash does not return, it’s important for a doctor to determine exactly what kind of...

Posted on October 02, 2015Read More