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Are Sunscreens Safe?
I just heard that sunscreens don’t protect against skin cancer and may even promote melanoma. Is this true? If so, do you advise avoiding sunscreens? What would you recommend for prudent sun protection?Read more
Butter for Sunburn?
I remember my grandmother telling me to slather butter on my skin for sunburn because it helps keep the moisture in. Is this an effective treatment? I’ve also heard Earl Grey tea can be used.Read more
I was alarmed to hear that some cosmetics and shampoos contain hormone-disrupting chemicals. What threat do these chemicals present? What can I say to convince my teenage daughters to avoid the products?Read more
Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder that can be due to a bacterial urinary tract infection (UTI) or due to noninfectious causes (like interstitial cystitis).Read more
What do you think of this new drinkable sunscreen? It sounds weird to me, but if it works, it would be more convenient than having to apply lotions repeatedly during a day at the beach.Read more
Do you have an alternative approach to suggest for treating chronic Staphylococcus aureus folliculitis of the buttocks and thighs? The never-ending cycles of antibacterial soaps and antibiotics aren’t working for me.Read more
Some of my friends are making their own sunscreens because they are afraid of the chemicals in store-bought products. So far, I’ve resisted, but I’m wondering if do-it-yourself sunscreen is worthwhile, or if I should stick with the commercial stuff. What do you recommend?Read more
Nail Polish Danger?
Is there really a chemical in nail polish that is unhealthy for women? Can you tell me anything about it and whether using nail polish really is a threat?Read more
New Treatment for Hair Loss?
I heard about a new way to treat hair loss in women as well as men. This is supposed to be better than hair transplants or drugs. Can you tell me anything about it?Read more
I got a tattoo a few years ago, and now I would like to have it removed. However, I’ve been told that removal with a laser is really expensive ? thousands of dollars ? and may not work. Is there a safe, effective, affordable alternative?Read more
Skin tags are harmless soft, flesh-colored, rubbery growths that typically hang from the skin by a little stalk. The medical name for them is “acrochordons” and the worst thing about them is the way they look.Read more
I understand that newer European sunscreens protect the skin better than the ones on the market in the U.S. If this is true, why aren?t these products available here?Read more
Dermatitis is an umbrella term referring to any kind of skin inflammation. There are many types of dermatitis including eczema, contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis.Read more
My fiancee has changed her diet, exercises regularly and follows your "8 Weeks" program. My problem: what kind of gift can I give her for Valentine's Day to fit in with her healthy new lifestyle?
Do you have any advice for dealing with postherpetic neuralgia?
A friend of mine takes cold showers and swims in the winter in the ocean with a "polar" group that does this annually. He claims that cold water has all kinds of health benefits, but I'm not convinced. Does swimming in cold water or taking cold showers really promote good health?
I have recently noticed " liver spots" on my face. They're not very pretty, but I didn't worry until I read that these spots are a sign of a brown slime called lipofuscin that coats the neurons of the brain and causes dementia/Alzheimer's Disease. Is this true? Can I prevent this?
I just heard that sunscreens don't protect against skin cancer and may even promote melanoma. Is this true? If so, do you advise avoiding sunscreens? What would you recommend for prudent sun protection?
What is the benefit of the herb gotu kola? I have rosacea and thought gotu kola was an herb to soothe skin problems.
I read that topical B12 cream has great potential in treating eczema by helping new skin grow. What information do you have on this and where can one buy it?