August 31, 2015

skin care


  • Actinic Keratosis: Sun Damage

    Actinic Keratosis: Sun Damage

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you’ve spent a lot of time in the sun over the years there's a good chance you'll develop skin lesions as you get older. In fact, up to one-quarter of all Americans have at least one "sun spot."

  • Could Indoor Tanning Be Healthy?

    Could Indoor Tanning Be Healthy?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Millions of Americans use tanning beds or sunlamps to maintain a year-round glow—or to get more vitamin D, which is produced when the skin is exposed to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, as from sunlight. Could tanning this way actually be healthy?

  • How to Handle Chili Peppers

    How to Handle Chili Peppers

    by Berkeley Wellness

    The primary heat-generating substance in chili peppers, capsaicin, is so hot that a single drop diluted in 100,000 drops of water will actually blister the tongue. Use these tips to avoid getting burned.