Monday, August 08, 2011

Is it Necessary to Treat all Cases of Alopecia Areata?




Spontaneous regrowth being the rule rather than exception, individuals with alopecia areata should be offered a wait and watch option.


Is this true?


Is it Necessary to Treat all Cases of Alopecia Areata?




Skin Care Tips From Dermatologist: What is the Cause of Patchy Hair Loss in Alopecia ...

Skin Care Tips From Dermatologist: What is the Cause of Patchy Hair Loss in Alopecia ...: "Alopecia areata, presenting with one or more patches of hair loss, is an autoimmune skin disease induced by a variety of environmental f..."

What is the Cause of Patchy Hair Loss in Alopecia Areata?



Alopecia areata, presenting with one or more patches of hair loss, is an autoimmune skin disease induced by a variety of environmental factors in genetically predisposed individuals.

Alopecia areata usually affects the scalp. Other hair bearing areas, especially the beard are also affected. Any age can be affected in alopecia areata; though the common age group is 15-30. The youngest alopecia areata patient I have seen was a 2 year old girl.





Monday, July 26, 2010

Is Milk Bad for Acne?

Is Milk Bad for Acne?

Finally medical researchers have affirmed that diary products do worsen acne. How does milk affect acne and what are the precautions to be taken?
Read on : Is Milk Bad for Acne?

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Food and Acne Relationship: Not a Myth Anymore

Finally the verdict is out.

Food and Acne relationship is not a myth anymore, according to a review published in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, July 2010 issue.

Most textbooks and websites all over the web had been insisting that food does not have any inflience on the course or severity of acne.

As a dermatologists with more than 3 decades experience behind me, I had always held the view that some food items did affect the acne eruptions.

Read more: Food Acne: Not a Myth Anymore