Primary care doctors can assist you with any general health issues, however, if you have a more specific chronic complaint, it would be more beneficial to seek the advice of a medical professional specifically trained in that field. This is true when it comes to skin diseases which are common and sometimes, can be deadly […]
Over-active sebaceous glands that produce excessive amounts of skin oil called ‘sebum’ are what causes an oily skin. The occurrence of oily skin is a natural process that you cannot stop which can also bring you advantages such as being less prone to wrinkles and other signs of ageing. However, if uncontrolled, an oily skin […]
Stress can be reflected in our physical appearance. When in full health our skin appears smooth and soft, but when we are ill, blotches, acne and discolouration of our skin can become evident. Stress causes a chemical called cortisol which makes our skin sensitive and reactive. Our bodies are constantly creating cortisol as it is […]
Most people are looking forward to summer as this is the season they can bask in the sun while enjoying lazy beach days and festivals. However, between the hot, humid weather and all those sweat-inducing outdoor activities and pool chemicals, acne tends to flare up during the summer months.
I have both male and female patients come to see, often in a state of great distress and embarrassment, because although we all sweat, excessive underarm sweating (Hyperhidrosis) interferes with everyday life. The condition ruins their shirts and they live in black and white tops or clothing which will not highlight the condition. They are […]