Monthly Archives: March 2015

10 Signs You Need to Call Your Dermatologist

10 Signs You Need to Call Your Dermatologist

Some people get skin rashes as an allergic reaction and may not pay any mind to them. However, these rashes might be eczema. It is true that there are skin problems that can be treated with over-the-counter medications without seeing a dermatologist, but you should be wary of sudden skin changes, skin growths and unusual patches.

10 Extreme Cultural Body Modifications from Around the World

10 Extreme Cultural Body Modifications from Around the World

When you read or hear the words, “body modifications,” the first thing that comes to mind are punks with body piercings or tattoos. But did you know that other forms of body modifications, including tattoos and piercings started existing many, many years ago?

10 Devastating Difficulties of Eczema Sufferers

10 Devastating Difficulties of Eczema Sufferers

Eczema is a chronic skin problem that can affect people at any age. The symptoms include redness, itchiness and irritation that can appear anywhere in the body. The exact cause of eczema is still unidentified, but it is certainly not a contagious skin problem.

Genetics are linked directly to having eczema but could also affect people with immediate family members, not suffering from the condition. Emotional and environmental factors are also known to trigger the symptoms.