Skin cancer is very common nowadays in the US, with over 5 million people being affected by it every year. It is very vital to conduct a self examination of your skin from head to toe at least once a month. This will help you recognize early signs of skin cancer or any other allergies you might have. Skin cancers including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma often start as changes to your skin. They can be new growths or precancerous lesions, changes that are not cancer but could become cancer over time. They can also be cured if found and treated at the early stages.
Signs to recognize skin cancer:
You must watch out for any new moles or growths, or any new changes in existing growths. Also any lesion or injury that change and come with excessive itching and bleeding could be reasons to worry about. Studies have said that it is important to recognize melanoma, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Physicians have introduced two strategies to recognize skin cancer: ABCDEs and the Ugly Duckling sign.
Do you ever feel like you’ve tried every skin-benefiting lotion and potion known to man, and yet, do not see any benefits to your skin? Are you sick and tired of spending tons of time, money, and energy on complicated 10-step skin care regimens that are yielding no results?
Ever feel like giving up altogether on the possibility of healthy skin?
Fret no longer. Thanks to the ancient science of Ayurveda, which is the sister science of Yoga, it is possible to not only have healthy, but glowing skin, which truly radiates from the inside-out.
Tina Paymaster is a Certified Health & Lifestyle Expert and Recipe Developer who helps women break through their personal barriers and self-defeating thoughts in order to create healthy, fulfilling, delicious and beautiful lifestyles that last. She currently works with clients around the world, helping them feel empowered, fearless and ready to take on life’s daily obstacles.
She believes that nutrition, exercise, relationships, career and spirituality are all interwoven and affect the quality of overall health. When one area is off balance, it will impact the others, leading to a continuous cycle of frustration and confusion. It’s important to be able to look at the various parts of one’s life and see where positive, lasting changes can be made, so that a more balanced, happy and healthy life – the life you were MEANT to live – can be achieved.
If you have a problem with going sleeveless because of how your arms look, don’t be upset. There are several things that one can actually do to tone her arms. However, most think that to achieve the shapely and well sculpted arm, it will take much effort.
What if I tell you that a simple 15 minutes or less workout time is just what you need every day to achieve it? Fine toning your arms are pretty easy if you compare it with toning other parts of your body.
Do you know that certain foods you eat wreak havoc not just with your health but with how youthful you look and how well you age in every category? The old adage ‘You are what you eat” is true. It is nutrition, not our chronological age that determines how youthful you look and feel.
6 foods that have a profound influence on how you age:
Sugar not only creates weight gain easily, but it also creates wrinkles, sagging skin and poor health. An interesting process takes place called ‘glycation’ that literally renders your bodily tissues inflexible or simply damages them. The sugar circulating in your bloodstream attaches to protein in your body that create new molecules appropriately and precisely named ‘AGES’ or advanced glycation end products. Glycation is the caramelization of bodily tissue <-Yes.
Think of those crispy browned potatoes on the stove – the crispy part is an example of glycation. That same process is happening in your body. Most vulnerable? Collagen and elastin which keep our skin firm and youthful; once damaged this leads to wrinkles and sagging skin.