You might found white spots on skin or other shape and color spots. Don’t worry and lets get deep look what type and cause of skin disease you might have.
Your skin is composed of 3 layers with the top most layer known as the epidermis.
This is the protective shield that prevents germs and other harmful substances from entering and infecting your internal organs. It is also a sensitive external organ of your body that has nerve endings that register any reactions to your brain. The skin is also an excretory organ that eliminates waste substances through its pores. The skin does manifest your health status by showing signs and symptoms of health conditions such as allergic reactions and deficiencies. It also does prevent excessive loss of water from the body and lets the body to perspire.
Some of these diseases are; acne, dry skin condition, cellulite, dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis. Here are their definitions, characteristics, signs and symptoms.
Dermatitis and eczema. These two conditions share a lot of characteristics. This is where the skin is irritated, itchy and inflamed. These two diseases can also be characterized by blistering or redness of the skin. They are caused by allergic reactions such as allergies to eggs and deficiencies to certain nutrients. They are treatable and easily manageable.
Acne. This is where the skin glands are infected. As a result of the infection, the glands produce pustular within the swelling. This condition usually occurs in adolescence or early adulthood. Acne is caused by hormonal changes in the skin and genetics. Other causes of acne are emotional stress.
Psoriasis. This is the hypersensitivity of the skin to sunlight. The skin becomes easily irritated by sunrays which is manifested through reddish eruptions and scaling of the skin.
Dry skin. This is the roughness of the skin. It becomes very unattractive and cracked. Dry skin is caused by several factors such as harsh chemicals, excess fat insulation in the skin, dehydration and advancement in age.
Cellulite. This is the infection and inflammation of the subcutaneous tissues in the skin. It results into severe wounds that cause the skin to lose its smoothness. cellulite is caused by toxins embedded in the skin, hormonal imbalance or obesity among other factors. It usually occurs in obese women.
When the skin becomes quite sensitive to light, it ages and damages easily. Photo ageing as it is referred to, is caused by sun burns and other radiation sources. Photo ageing increases the risk of skin cancer and accelerates damaging of the skin.
Carefully analyze the causes of these skin diseases. A common characteristic in these diseases and conditions are a result of lifestyle choices. It is allergy, emotional stress, obesity and/or chemical based causes.
Cosmetic use and misuse is one of the main causes of skin allergies. Depending on the skin type, misguided and extensive use of cosmetic products causes various reactions. The reaction could be color change, cracking or even burning out. As much as cosmetics are used to slow down the aging process or support beauty, your skin determines if they are or are not a suitable option to use.
Natural aging causes the skin to sag, wrinkle and discolor. To prevent rapid aging, there are several natural ways such as healthy eating and exercising that you could adopt in your lifestyle.
Obesity and being over fat causes the skin to be overstretched, compromising its elasticity. Obesity results in the skin cracking due to the fat insulation and deposits in the skin layers. The fat deposits block the skin’s pores and compress the blood vessels, altering the nutrient and blood circulation in the skin.
To support your skin’s health, monitor your dietary intake, physical exercise and your use of beauty products. Regulate services such as bleaching, massage, hot water baths, saunas and swimming.
In order to replenish skin cells, a diet rich in vitamins such as Vitamins A, C, D and E. intake of diets rich in niacin also help support the skin’s health. When using beauty products, glycerin based products are better and much healthier for the skin.