Tag Archives: Skin

Topical treatment helps prevent actinic keratosis from developing into skin cancer

Actinic keratoses are small, red, scaly spots that can feel like dry, sandpapery skin. They are a direct result of ultraviolet radiation, which is why they most commonly occur in sun-exposed areas, such as the face, forearms, and hands. Why are actinic keratoses a concern? If left untreated, some actinic keratoses can develop into squamous… Read More »

Ashitaba—The Anti-Ageing Herb Japanese Swear By For Youthful Skin & Longevity

Watch out coriander, move aside spinach, there’s a new super-herb in town that’s set to rival the greens scene. Meet Ashitaba—the native Japanese herb that’s said to behold serious anti-ageing powers. Also known as ‘Kenso, ‘Angelica keiskei koidzumi or ‘Leaves of Tomorrow,’ the plant is part of the carrot family and has long been used… Read More »

Heart attack warning – does your skin look like this? Hidden signs revealed

Heart attacks are serious medical emergencies that require immediate treatment, according to the NHS. The condition, which is also known as a myocardial infarction, is caused by lack of blood reaching the heart. Without enough blood, the heart could become seriously damaged, and it could even be life-threatening. You could be at risk of a deadly… Read More »