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Are You Suffering From Dry Itchy Skin?

Debra Murray

  In the U.S., over 100 million people suffer from dry skin    We’ve all had our moments of dealing with dry hands, elbows, feet, etc. Often we view dry skin as just a minor nuisance and ignore it. But for many people, dry skin can be more than just an uncomfortable irritant.     Dry skin can feel tight or painful. It can take on a dull red or flaky look and be compounded by itchiness. Sometimes dry itchy skin keeps people awake at night. In the U.S., over 100 million people suffer from dry skin and for some it is much more than...

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Six Causes of Dry Skin

Debra Murray

  With care, you can beat dry skin     Causes and Appearance  What leads to dry skin doesn’t have to be complicated. It can be brought on by using harsh soaps, long, hot showers or even the wrong type of clothing. But medications can also lead to dry skin. It’s important to figure out what’s causing your dry skin in order to treat it.      Dry skin can appear anywhere—most often found on the arms, hands, lower legs, and abdomen and quite often you just feel it instead of see it. It can make the skin look gray on people...

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Breaking Health News on Essential Fatty Acids

Debra Murray

  Numerous studies have shown that most of us do not get enough essential omega fatty acids in our daily diets, yet these fatty acids are key to healthy living. The body needs omega fatty acids in order to keep it functioning properly and to help fight the occurrence of disease and illness.    It is essential that we feed our bodies with foods or supplements rich in fatty acids because the body cannot make the fatty acids on its own. The lack of omega fatty acids in humans is linked to a number of problems, including memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, depression, heart disease, stroke, lupus, eczema,...

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Medications and Drugs May Age Your Skin

Debra Murray

  Medications and Drugs Many medicines have a side effect of drying out and aging of the skin. These include drugs for:   High blood pressure, like diuretics Allergies, like antihistamines Acne and other skin conditions, like retinoids   If you experience dry skin and you believe your medicine may be the cause, talk to your doctor about alternatives. It may be that changing the dose is all you need.   Medical Conditions Dry and aging skin is usually caused by external factors; however, it can be a sign of either a natural physiologic change or an illness.   Aging is a natural...

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Warning: Beware the Causes of Dry Skin

Debra Murray

Avoid Dry Aging Skin  Dry skin can occur any time of year; however, it seems to flare up more in the winter than any other season due to the low levels of humidity. When the air outside is cold and dry, the moisture in your skin evaporates causing your skin to feel dry and tight and sometimes even flaky and irritated. There are also several other reasons why this may occur. Being aware can help one avoid the discomfort and threat of something worse. It can also avoid the look of premature aging. Unfortunately, dry skin and aging are closely...

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Learn About Healthy Skin Plus Pain Free Muscles & Joints

Debra Murray

For thousands of years Australian Aborigines have used one natural ingredient that would require an entire medicine chest today. This ingredient, native to Australia, has been successful in reducing the pain, itching, and inflammation of insect bites, treating sunburns, healing wounds, and relieving pain from muscle aches and joints.   This Secret Natural Ingredient is Emu Oil Emu oil is excellent for anyone with sensitive skin or allergies. It is a natural, non-toxic, skin care product gentle enough for all skin types from babies to the elderly. It does not clog skin pores and is non-irritating.   Throughout the world,...

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