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Daily Archives: July 6, 2017

Hair Loss / Balding

A full head of hair usually has a total of 100,000 to 150,000 strands and it is normal to lose some hair everyday (about 150 to 200 strands). Baldness refers to excessive hair loss from your scalp and can be the result of heredity, certain

Tooth care

    Our teeth are designed to help chew food and speak clearly. They also affect the way our faces and smiles look. Maintaining oral hygiene is very important and brushing should be supplemented with regular visits to the Dentist and Dental hygienist to prevent

Dandruff: “It’s Snowing”

Dandruff is a term commonly used to describe the flaking that often takes place on the scalp and sometimes the face. Most individuals mistakenly think that it is as a result of dry skin, poor hygiene and frequent shampooing. This misconception often leads to inappropriate

All About Stretch Marks

    Stretch marks, also known as striae distensae, occur when there is an increase in circulating glucocorticoid hormones in the bloodstream. These hormones produced by the adrenal glands are increased in Pregnancy, Obesity, Adolescence (growth spurt), Cushing’s Disease, Body Building (as a result of

Melasma – “The Mask of Pregnancy”

Melasma also known as Chloasma or the “Mask of Pregnancy” describes irregular dark pigmentation of facial skin which is likely as a result of a combination of factors including an increase in the female hormones oestrogen and progesterone, cellular hypersensitivity to normal oestrogen levels and