Have Years Of Smoking Caught Up With Your Skin – Only After You've Quit?

If you began smoking cigarettes as a teenager or twenty-something, you may have taken little notice of warnings that this habit would eventually take its toll on the appearance of your skin, hair, and teeth. However, the most noticeable damage may begin to reveal itself only in your forties and fifties – sometimes well after you've stopped smoking and committed to a healthier lifestyle. Are there any options to roll the clock back? [Read More]

Vaginal Atrophy Symptoms & Treatment Options

If you have given birth to one or more children and/or are post-menopausal, you may find yourself experiencing discomfort from sexual intercourse or facing a host of symptoms caused by vaginal atrophy. According to Medical News Today (MNT), vaginal atrophy affects up to 75 percent of all women after menopause, but it can also affect women after child birth. Although this condition is common, women often do not seek medical advice, probably because they see it as a normal sign of aging or due to the taboo surrounding discussions of sexuality and aging, explains MNT. [Read More]

Tips For Preventing Skin Cancer

If you will be traveling a lot this coming summer and are concerned about getting skin cancer from too much sun exposure, then you will be pleased to learn that there are many things you can do to protect your skin, such as each of the following tips: Tip: Avoid Sunburns at All Costs Since your skin can become very damaged when it burns, you should avoid getting sunburns at all costs. [Read More]