Plantar warts or verrucasare benign rough bumps that form on the soles of your feet. They develop when the warts virus gains entry through a cut or break in your skin, causing an infection. It may take two to six months after exposure for plantar warts to appear. We share information on what you can do about plantar warts or verrucas...
If you have been diagnosed with the skin condition known as psoriasis, you need to be aware that you are at risk of developing psoriatic arthritis.
In fact, an estimated thirty percent of those with psoriasis can go on to develop this further condition which is a chronic and progressive form of inflammatory arthritis, causing joint pain, stiffness and swelling. These symptoms can come and go - depending on how severe the condition is in a particular case.
However, there is some good news in that if it can be diagnosed early, this helps to reduce the risk of any permanent bone or joint damage.
I wonder how often you wash your towels? There is a big debate going on about this subject especially as you may well think that as towels are only used to dry clean bodies (straight after a shower or a bath) or clean hands (after they have been washed, do they need to be washed that often?
Many of us will think that if we have an glass of fresh orange juice from time to time, that will provide us with sufficient vitamin to keep us safe from colds and flu especially during the winter months.
But that occasional glass will probably be insufficient to provide us with enough vitamin C - and keeping us safe from colds and flu is just one small aspect of the importance of vitamin C.
We share information on all the other benefits of taking vitamin C...