Sunday, November 18, 2012

Alternate Treatment Options for Vitiligo


herbal remediesWhen you start looking for a means to treat your vitiligo, you must clearly appreciate the fact that the basic abnormality in Vitiligo is a generalized derangement of your immune system while the source of disturbance for you is its localized manifestation in the form of white patches. but Alternate Treatment Options for Vitiligo are also available.
There are several methods for the local management of these white patches but there is no acceptable remedy available to date which can eliminate the basic abnormality from your system. Fortunately, that is not even required. Vitiligo is not dangerous and it causes no harm, except being unacceptable on cosmetic grounds. A local management of the cosmetically significant patches should hence be sufficient in majority of the cases. It would in fact be wise not to waste your time and money in the search of permanent generalized cures.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Is indoor Tanning Addictive?


A research study conducted in New York has shown that indoor tanning may be addictive for some young adults, and people who are hooked on tanning beds may also be prone to anxiety and substance abuse problem.
In this study 421 college students from the northeastern United States were asked to complete a questionnaire regarding indoor tanning habits, substance use, anxiety and depression symptoms, and demographics. They were assessed using standardized measures of anxiety, depression and substance use.