Skin Health Archives - Dr. Amino

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How Do You Get Rid of a Cyst?

The Internet is filled with videos and pictures of people (and doctors!) popping cysts or even lancing the skin to pull out a cyst. Let’s be clear—do not pop, squeeze or lance a cyst—this is not safe. So how do...

Hyaluronic Acid Benefits More Than Just Your Skin!

Countless beauty products tout hyaluronic acid’s ability to fight acne, age spots, and wrinkles. Dermatologists use hyaluronic acid to plump lips and other tissue, and some in the industry refer to it as the “fountain of youth.” But hyaluronic acid...

What Are Collagen Peptides and in the Collagen Peptide vs. Amino Acid Debate—Who Wins?

It seems everywhere you look collagen protein powders and supplements formulated with collagen peptides are appearing on shelves in natural health food stores. But why? Where is the demand coming from and is collagen “the most important supplement you can...

Fenugreek Benefits for Men and Women

Herbs and foods from around the globe continue to make their way into mainstream America as they are touted for their extraordinary health benefits and healing properties. The latest food to be making the rounds on social media is fenugreek....

How to Get Rid of Jock Itch (Which Non-Jocks Get Too)

If you're wondering how to get rid of jock itch, you might also be thinking: “I’m not a jock. Why do I have the itch?” It’s a question doctors hear more often than you might think. Jock itch, scientifically known...

What Is Structured Water and Health Benefits of Drinking Water

Earth, air, fire, and water are the four essential elements of western culture. Water is essential for life—the human body is approximately 60% water and 71% of the earth’s surface is covered in water. Without water, plants, animals, humans, and...

Living with Rosacea: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

A skin condition, rosacea manifests as abnormal facial redness. Often beginning with a tendency to blush or flush more readily, rosacea can spread beyond the nose and cheeks to affect the forehead, chin, ears, chest, and back. Over time, people...

Organic Castor Oil Health Benefits and 8 Castor Oil Uses

Castor oil has a rich history not only in the United States where grandmothers tout its health benefits but also across the world where it has been used for thousands of years. Castor oil is made by pressing the beans...

Psoriasis Diet: Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid

An autoimmune disease, psoriasis is a condition in which the immune system attacks healthy skin tissue, resulting in a faster turnover of cells. Because the body can’t get rid of the excess skin cells quickly enough, they build up, resulting...

What Is Psoriasis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

A chronic skin condition, psoriasis affects up to 2.2% of Americans. Still, many people know next to nothing about this debilitating illness. So, what is psoriasis, anyway? A disease in which the life cycle of skin cells is accelerated, psoriasis...