Medical Review By Jennifer Rivera, APRN Creams, lotions, ointments — they’re all more or less the same, right? Wrong. If you use one moisturizing product for everything, you could be missing out on more effective treatment, whether you’re battling dry skin, oily skin, cracked heels, chapped lips, psoriasis, or other skin challenges. To know
elderly skin problems
Medical Review By: Ted Schiff, MD Like every part of the body, the skin changes with age. The teen years bring dreaded pimples. Middle age brings telltale wrinkles. In elderly adults, skin conditions may become more numerous — and more noticeable — as the skin continues to thin and lose fat, elasticity, and moisture.
Ever meet someone with enough “youthful glow”, to be shocked when you see they have very visibly aging hands? Fact is, when you see noticeably aging hands on a middle-aged or younger person…it raises questions. The cause could be genetic inheritance, too much sun exposure, dry skin, other skin problems, or a combination of all.