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Have to have Cyst Removed by kimmie1980ca Posted Tue 30 Jun 2009 12:00am Pilar (trichilemmal) cysts, sometimes referred to as wens, are common fluid-filled growths (cysts) that form from hair follicles that are most often found on the scalp. The cysts are smooth and mobile, filled with keratin (a protein component found in hair, nails, and skin), and they may or may not be tender. Pilar cysts may run in families. ... Read on »
Common Skin Problems from Exercise by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 11:18am I was skiing in Colorado a few years ago when a crusty scab appeared along my nose. I thought it was a weird case of acne. But the eruptions became more severe when the temperature dropped, so I sought help. The diagnosis? A skin disorder called rosacea. Fitness enthusiasts are especially prone to such skin conditions. Not only do we spend ... Read on »
Common Skin Problems from Exercise by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 11:18am I was skiing in Colorado a few years ago when a crusty scab appeared along my nose. I thought it was a weird case of acne. But the eruptions became more severe when the temperature dropped, so I sought help. The diagnosis? A skin disorder called rosacea. Fitness enthusiasts are especially prone to such skin conditions. Not only do we spend ... Read on »
List of Essential Oils by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 20 Nov 2011 4:58am Essential oils and aromatherapy have been common healing and therapeutic methods since the first century. There is also documented evidence of essential oils being used by the ancient Egyptian Pharos, who prized the pure plant essence more than gold. Coveted by European Crusaders and primitive South American tribes alike, aromatherapy using ess ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Dowling-Degos disease by nih.gov Posted Tue 04 Dec 2012 10:46am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed November 2012 What is Dowling-Degos disease? Dowling-Degos disease is a skin condition characterized by a lac ... Read on »
KNOWLEDGE -IS IT POWER OR PARANOIA? by 4women Posted Thu 21 Oct 2010 12:02pm In my two years and counting researching and writing for 4Women.com, I have learned more than I maybe ever wanted to know about hair loss and cancer.  Along the way, a question has been repeated to me by new employees - “don’t you start feeling paranoid thinking about this stuff all the time?” There I was - new to 4Women.com, just gett ... Read on »
Passion by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 06 May 2010 9:38am Simply stated, I am beyond the point of passionate regarding the importance of raising awareness of many rare conditions affecting our children. Sure, my own little one is living with hydranencephaly... a cephalic disorder that happens roughly one in 10,000 births. Cephalic disorders are congenital conditions which affect the brain and central ne ... Read on »
The Color of Transparency: My Health Consultation with Dr. Ritamarie by Tera W. Patient Expert Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 1:27pm I’m sitting here nibbling on dried mission figs and sun-dried tomatoes. Strange combination, I admit. Technically, both of these food items are “breaking the rules” of my new suggested foods list. As I prepare for the 6-Week Detox, the list of foods I’ll be weaning myself off of is long, but since today is the first real day of getting started, ... Read on »
Shrink Ovarian Cysts - 2 Tips to Shrink Your Cysts Fast by PCOS No More Posted Sat 06 Feb 2010 7:51pm If you are afraid of surgery and prefer to avoid drugs you will be glad to learn that there is an alternative for you to shrink ovarian cysts. What you should consider is a natural ovarian cysts cure that targets the root of why this cyst has been caused and gives the body the resources and strength to shrink it by itself. Follow the strateg ... Read on »
Ovary Cysts and What Are Ovarian Cyst Symptoms by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Aug 2010 8:12am < p>Ovarian cysts are liquid filled sacs, of many different types, that happen on the surface of the ovaries, or on the inside of the ovary. Their cause isn’t really known, but the most common relate to the general function of the ovary. During ovulation an egg forms and, if not fertilized, dissolves after a few days. When somethin ... Read on »