Health & Wellness

We focus on topics related to living an active, enjoyable life. Our goal is to share with you news, facts, and tips for your health and wellness.

Common Nutrition Myths: Uncovering The Truth

Nutrition Myths and Uncovering the Truth About Food

As a sensible-minded person, you may be trying to find a way to eat healthier these days. With limited time and possibly money, you may also be tempted to turn to wonder cure-alls to provide the nutrition you need but might not have the time to consume. Unfortunately, the claims for superfoods, fad diets, and supplements, and what they can provide…

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Solar Urticaria Prevention And Treatment

Woman with solar urticaria in sun wearing hat

Solar urticaria (SU) is a rare skin condition characterized by hives, redness, and swelling of the skin. It is considered to be a form of light sensitivity and can result in pain and discomfort. It is caused by exposure to ultraviolet light and sometimes visible light. If you are susceptible you may even develop SU through light clothing. Researchers…

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Erythema Treatment And Prevention

Woman and man hiking using sun protection pill

Erythema is a skin condition that results in skin redness or rash. UV-Induced Erythema is sunburn: when an individual develops a burn from ultraviolet radiation resulting in irritation of the skin, redness, and inflammation. Some other common types of erythema include erythema nodusum, photosensitivity, and erythema multiforme…

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Photosensitivity Treatment: Prevent And Treat Photosensitivity

Woman with photosensitivity

Photosensitivity is when an individual has an extreme sensitivity to the sun (ultraviolet rays) and other sources of light. This sensitivity can lead to frequent and intense skin rashes and burns. Photosensitivity is also known as sun allergy, or simply as sun sensitivity or sensitivity to the sun. People who have photosensitivity are…

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Actinic Keratosis Treatment: How To Treat And Prevent AK

Man with actinic keratosis and ocean and sky

Actinic keratosis, also known as solar keratosis, is a skin condition that is the result of years of sun exposure, indoor tanning, and skin damage. It appears as scaly rough patches of skin on the neck, scalp (typically bald), hands, forearms, ears, lips, and face. Actinic keratosis may take years to develop; it is usually considered to be…

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