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  • Apr 2019

    Is an itchy scalp linked with hair loss?

    An itchy scalp links to hair loss in several different ways. In this article, we look at the causes of each of these issues, the links between them, and possible treatments and home remedies.

  • Apr 2019

    Hair breakage: 10 causes and ways to repair

    Many factors can cause hair breakage, including hair styling methods, products, diet, and stress. This article looks at common causes and how to treat dry, brittle, or broken hair.

  • Apr 2019

    Best ways to remove facial hair at home

    People can safely remove facial hair at home using various creams and tools. Learn more about different methods and how to use them here.

  • Apr 2019

    Best ways to remove upper lip hair

    People can remove upper lip hair using a range of creams, tools, and dermatological treatments. In this article, we look at 10 of the best methods.

  • Apr 2019

    Ginkgo seeds may help keep skin blemish-free, but there's a catch

    Ginkgo seed extracts can fight bacteria that harm the skin, but researchers are still a long way from developing them into safe products.

  • Apr 2019

    What to know about hair follicle drug tests

    Hair follicle drug tests involving taking a small hair sample to determine whether a person has been using illicit drugs or misusing prescription medications within the past 3 months. Learn more about how these tests work here.

  • Apr 2019

    What are the health benefits of raw honey?

    Raw honey is honey taken straight from the beehive. It may offer more health benefits than regular honey. In this article, we look at what is raw honey, its health benefits, and possible risks.

  • Apr 2019

    Bruised heels and how to treat them

    The causes of a bruised heel can include various injuries and ill-fitting shoes. Home remedies can help, such as applying a cold compress or using heel inserts in shoes. Learn more about bruised heels here.

  • Apr 2019

    Possible causes of a lump on the back of the neck hairline

    Lumps on the back of the neck hairline can be the result of skin irritation or acne or may be a sign of a new mole. Other possible causes include muscle knots, cysts, boils, and swollen lymph nodes. Learn more about these causes and when to see a doctor here.

  • Apr 2019

    Hair growth: 6 home remedies

    Though common to experience some hair loss with age, home remedies and treatments can help. In this article, learn about a range of home remedies for hair growth.

  • Apr 2019

    What to know about black earwax

    The causes of black earwax may include wax buildup and compression. People can usually treat it using home remedies, such as ear irrigation. Learn more about the causes of black earwax and what to do about it here.

  • Apr 2019

    What to know about scabs on the face

    Causes of scabs on the face include acne, shingles, and eczema. Treatment depends on the cause, and prevention is possible in some cases. Learn more about scabs on the face here.

  • Apr 2019

    Top 5 foods for hair growth

    Diet and nutrition can have a big effect on hair, skin, and nail health. In this article, we look at the best foods for hair growth, including eggs, fatty fish, and Brazil nuts, and why their nutrients help.

  • Apr 2019

    List of the best vitamins for skin

    The best vitamins for skin include vitamins C, D, and E. People can get many of these vitamins from their diet or by taking supplements. Learn more about the best vitamins for skin health here.

  • Apr 2019

    Sunscreen may help maintain blood vessel health

    According to a new small-scale study, chemical sunscreen might help maintain vascular function during exposure to ultraviolet light.

  • Apr 2019

    What to know about lip cancer

    Lip cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that often starts with a lump on the lip that does not heal. Common risk factors for lip cancer include prolonged sun exposure, heavy alcohol intake, and tobacco use. Learn more about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of lip cancer here.

  • Apr 2019

    Dry nipples: Causes and treatment

    The nipples are a sensitive area of the body. Many factors can cause nipple dryness, including chafing, eczema, and Paget’s disease of the breast. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments for dry nipples, as well as when to see a doctor.

  • Apr 2019

    Top 6 remedies for dry skin on the face

    The skin on the face is sensitive, so it can often become dry. In this article, we look at the causes of dry skin on the face and discuss gentle treatments and home remedies to relieve and prevent skin dryness.

  • Apr 2019

    Best remedies for dry skin on the feet

    Dry, scaly, or cracked skin on the feet is common. People can relieve dry skin using exfoliators, moisturizers, and foot soaks. In this article, we look at the causes of dry skin on the feet and discuss five home remedies to remove and soften dry, dead skin on the feet.

  • Apr 2019

    What causes a hard lump under the skin?

    There are many causes of a hard lump under the skin, including lipomas, swollen lymph nodes, and several types of cyst. Learn more about hard lumps under the skin here.

  • Apr 2019

    Are large areolas normal?

    Areolas can be large or small, and they come in many different shapes and colors. They can also change over time, for example, with age or during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Learn more about areola size and reduction options here.

  • Apr 2019

    What causes red spots on the roof of the mouth?

    Many factors can cause red spots to appear on the roof of the mouth. These include oral infections, burns or other injuries, and ulcers. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, pictures, and treatments.

  • Apr 2019

    Cause of a lump on the back of the neck

    Potential causes of a lump on the neck include swollen lymph nodes, acne, and cysts. The type of treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about the various causes of a lump on the neck here.

  • Apr 2019

    What do lice look like?

    It is easy to confuse head lice with many other conditions. In this article, learn about what head lice and their eggs look like, as well as how to treat them.

  • Mar 2019

    Hematoma: Everything you need to know

    A hematoma occurs when blood leaks from a large blood vessel. In this article, learn about the causes and symptoms of hematomas as well as the different types and when to see a doctor.