Lymphedema: what it is and how to manage its symptoms.
Did you know that World Lymphedema Day was celebrated on March 6th? Perhaps this term is unfamiliar to you, and right now, you are probably wondering: what is lymphedema? Why is there a day dedicated to its awareness? Trying to give
Gut microbiota: the ally against atopic dermatitis
You have probably often heard the term “intestinal flora” or “intestinal microbiota”. The alteration of the bacteria that are part of our microbiota has been associated with different diseases. Strange as it may seem, this alteration can even damage our
The effects of blue light on the skin
It seems that we are increasingly aware of the damage to the skin caused by solar radiation and, therefore, we use products to protect ourselves from it. Surely you know about UVA and UVB radiation, but currently experts put a
The skin, mirror of our mental health
Last October 10, like every year, World Mental Health Day was commemorated, with the aim of raising awareness about a set of problems that affect many people in our society. Globally, 450 million people suffer from a mental health problem that
Effects and consequences of cancer treatments
Despite cancer continues to be one of the diseases with the highest incidence in the world, many resources are allocated to research on the disease and to develop new therapies. Currently, there are different treatment routes, depending on the type of
Hyperhidrosis: Small problem, big impact
Did you know about 1-5% of the world's population suffers from excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis? Yes, it’s about 78 to 365 million people suffer from this condition, yet less than half of them actually seek help or talk about it
Why do we feel itchy?
Itching is a sensation that we have all experienced throughout our lives, although it often goes almost unnoticed: we scratch without realizing and, at some point, it disappears. The problem occurs when the itching sensation does not decrease or even intensifies
Melanin and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.
The skin is the largest organ of the human body and the most exposed to the environment, being the first protective barrier against external factors. In the previous article we talked about how the microbiota was able to form "a protective
Epigenetics: beyond our genes
If the genetic information contained in the DNA is faithfully transmitted from one cell to another at each division, how do you explain the differences between twins? Have you ever wondered why a neuron looks nothing like a skin cell
Why do I have atopic dermatits?
The prevalence of atopic dermatitis has increased over the past 30 years, to the extent that it is now one of the most common skin diseases worldwide, affecting approximately one fifth of the population in developed countries1. This post will