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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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Health Warning: Dangers of Psoriatic Arthritis

Debra Murray

  Psoriatic arthritis (PA) is a form of arthritis that occurs with the chronic skin condition psoriasis. Symptoms may vary in individuals, and may affect any joint. PA generally affects the skin first, but the symptoms of arthritis may develop before the red and silver scaly patches that generally characterize psoriasis.     What Is Psoriatic Arthritis?    Psoriasis is caused when the body starts attacking its own cells, in this case skin cells. In about 30 percent of all cases of psoriasis, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation, the body's immune system does not stop with attacking skin cells, but...

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Breaking Health News: Spondyloarthritis – Inflammatory Arthritis

Debra Murray

    Normally, osteoarthritis doesn’t cause inflammation in the joints. But there’s a type of arthritis called spondyloarthritis, which is a catch-all term for a group of joint diseases that do cause inflammation. Interestingly, unlike osteoarthritis, spondyloarthritis often attacks young adolescent and post-adolescent men.    Symptoms  Most people who suffer from spondyloarthritis suffer pain in their lower back, especially if they have a type of the condition called axial spondyloarthritis. They also suffer from painful swelling of their limbs if they have peripheral spondyloarthritis. The inflammation sets up in the areas where the tendons and the ligaments of the body connect to the sufferer’s bones. The bones...

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Breaking Health News on Psoriatic Arthritis

Debra Murray

  What is Psoriatic Arthritis?  Individuals with skin psoriasis often also develop psoriatic arthritis that affects the nails, tendons and joints. Medical researchers have determined that a particular inherited skin tissue type is usually responsible for the condition. Patients often have inflammation in the bones of the vertebral column such as various forms of arthritis.    Additional symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include pain in the ligaments, tendons, joints and muscles of the feet. Plantar fasciitis creates pain on the sole of the foot throughout the connective tissue. Most patients have tears in the tissue of the feet that develop over many years...

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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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