Vitamin D deficiency is the most common medical condition in the world. In America alone, over 200 million people lack sufficient levels of vitamin D and may consequently suffer from chronic health conditions, ranging from daily annoyances like fatigue and pain to life-threatening illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. But few people know why vitamin D is so important and what they can do to avoid the myriad ailments associated with deficiency, including heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis.
There is no better person to demystify this vitamin and showcase its place in human health than author Michael F. Holick, M.D., Ph.D.-the father of modern vitamin D research. With more than three decades spent studying the relationship between vitamin D, limited sun exposure, and human well-being, Dr. Holick shares his findings on how combining the natural curative properties of the sun along with small lifestyle changes can help everyone to live a substantially healthier life.
Armed with a three-step plan incorporating safe amounts of sun exposure, the right supplementation, and eating foods rich in vitamin D, Dr. Holick provides prescriptive advice for anyone- from relatively healthy people to those suffering from chronic or even fatal diseases- on how to easily rebuild and maintain optimal levels of this essential hormone.
Rich with anecdotes and entertaining case studies, The Vitamin D Solution also presents research from around the world to serve as a wake-up call on this potentially lifesaving hormone for health.
This may come as a surprise to you: eczema is one of the most treatable skin conditions known to man.
A big percentage of eczema sufferers feel that their skin condition will be bothering them forever - this is simply not true. When you know how to identify the triggers of eczema and how to remove these common triggers, the eczema actually heals on its own.
Here Are Three Good Reasons To Why You Can Start Curing Your Eczema Naturally Today
ONE: Eczema can be caused by both internal and external factors - examples of external factors include the use of detergents and even the weather.
TWO: Simple lifestyle changes can actually resolve your eczema.
THREE: Key changes in your diet can have an immense, beneficial effect on your eczema.
Here is something dermatologists don't want you to know: naturally remedying eczema is extremely simple. You just need to know what to do, and how to do it! Even if you're a total beginner and haven't got a clue where to start, you can start treating your eczema at home within the day!
There are essentially 3 main things you need to know about naturally curing eczema:
1. How to identify the actual symptoms of eczema and how to differentiate eczema from more serious skin conditions
2. How to identify the key triggers of eczema
3. How to remove the key triggers so that your eczema will resolve on its own
"Eczema No More" covers all of this, and a lot more. And when you read it, you'll be BLOWN AWAY with how simple it really is to naturally treat your eczema.
Here's just a taste of what you'll discover...
- How to identify the symptoms of eczema with these 3 simple techniques...
- 3 little known, yet simple ways to distinguish eczema from other skin conditions...
- 6 time tested and proven strategies for clearer and healthier skin - free from itching and soreness...
- Secret of expert skin care that few people ever know about...
- 3 proven steps to improve your skin care regimen at home...
- How to create the perfect environment for your skin during bathtime...
- 2 simple keys (that are right in front of your eyes) to avoid triggering an eczema outbreak...
- WARNING: 3 things you should never do when it comes to your own diet...
- How to cure eczema in children...
- You'll discover in just a few short minutes how to modify your daily diet for overall better skin...
- 7 everyday but often overlooked tips and tricks for improving your lifestlye so it won't exacerbate your eczema...
- And much more...
Laser Dermatology: Pearls and Problems is different from other laser dermatology books. Each of the five chapters begins by highlighting key points and essential concepts, then focuses on the pearls and problems for each area – based on the author’s vast experience in the field of laser dermatology. Dr. Goldberg addresses:Vascular Lasers Laser Hair Removal Pigmented Lesions, Tattoos, and Disorders of Hypopigmentation Ablative Lasers and Devices Non-Ablative Photorejuvenation and Skin Remodeling
Dr. Goldberg goes beyond the standard “before and after” approach to use actual images to demonstrate the pearls and pitfalls discussed in the text.
Skim the Top 100 Secrets chapter and Key Points boxes for a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success on the boards and in practice.
Enjoy faster, easier review and master the top issues in dermatology with mnemonics, lists, quick-reference tables, and an informal tone that sets this review book apart from the rest.Hone your diagnostic skills with more than 500 superb full-color images throughout.
View photos in a new, expanded size for optimal visual reference.
Gain a clearer understanding of neurocutaneous melanocytosis with an entirely new section on this topic.
Access key information faster than ever with eight new tables and more than 90 new figures.
Stay current with thorough updates to both text and references in all chapters, and Web Resources added to the bibliography.
The handbook begins with a series of historical vignettes of pioneers from the last two centuries. It also presents the fundamentals of physics and biology as applied to photomedicine. It next examines conditions and diseases caused by light, including skin cancer, dermatoses, and immunosuppression.
The remainder of the book focuses on the most important clinical therapeutic applications of different kinds of light that vary in both wavelength and intensity. The book discusses ultraviolet phototherapy for skin diseases and infections and presents the basic science of photodynamic therapy and its use in cancer therapy and other medical specialties. It then covers mechanistic studies and clinical applications of low-level laser (light) therapy as well as the use of high power or surgical laser therapy in specialties, such as dentistry and dermatology. The book concludes with a collection of miscellaneous types of phototherapy.
See how to perform a variety of key procedures demonstrating endovenous radiofrequency closure, CoolTouch endovenous ablation, cross polarization visualization, PPG digital measuring, sclerotherapy of the lateral venous system showing reflux, foam sclerotherapy, telangiectatic matting, ambulatory phlebectomy, and draining of intravascular coagulum.
Apply the best practices and global perspectives from a newly reorganized team of U.S.-based and international authors and contributors.
Access the complete contents from any computer at www.expertconsult.com, complete with the full text and entire image bank.
Generations of clinicians, skin biologists, residents, and educators have acclaimed Fitzpatrick’s as the most authoritative and complete guide to dermatologic basic sciences, histopathology, diagnosis, and treatment. Edition after edition, it reflects the latest insights into skin diseases and skin biology—and their practical relevance to general internal medicine—while covering the scientific foundations of the specialty.
This classic yet cutting-edge text is supported by the expert insights of more than 500 internationally respected contributors, and it covers everything dermatologists need to know about skin, dermatologic signs of underlying disease, and the management of all skin diseases, including acne, skin cancer, and psoriasis.
FEATURESMore than 3000 full-color photographs DVD with image bank includes downloadable figures from the text New illustration style makes difficult concepts easier to understand Therapeutic ladders with first, second, and third line therapies New or thoroughly revised chapters on Psoriasis; Skin disease in immunosuppressed patients; Epidermal stem cells; Hair growth disorders; Neonatal, pediatric, and adolescent dermatology; Radiotherapy; Immunobiologicals and cytokines; Lasers for rejuvenation Expanded medical and surgical therapeutics sections guide you through all treatment options
Cosmetic Dermatology offers complete coverage of the latest, most effective skin care agents and procedures. Spanning the entire spectrum of cosmetic dermatology, it takes you through the most current medications, cosmeceuticals, and procedures. Presented in full color, the book is firmly grounded in an evidence-based, clinically-relevant approach--making it perfect for use in everyday practice.
FEATURES:Guidance on the efficacy of over-the-counter and prescription skin care products Step-by-step review of must-know procedures A focus on the newest drugs and topical agents NEW! Expanded insights into laser treatments, varicose veins, and cosmeceuticals NEW! More full-color clinical images in every chapter... 450 in all! NEW! Significant revisions in every chapter to help you keep pace with the many fast-breaking developments in the specialty
- Inflammatory conditions (including contact dermatitis, alopecia, erythema multiforme, pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, porphyria, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrhea, urticaria, xerosis, and more)
- Infections (fungus, herpes simplex and zoster, scabies, lice, and warts)
- Skin signs in systemic disease (skin tags, cutaneous metastases, xanthomas)
- Regional dermatoses (intertrigo, leg ulcers, pressure sores)
- Benign tumors (chondrodermatitis, cysts, ganglion, fibrous papule, seborrheic keratoses, lentigines, and benign vascular lesions)
- Pre-malignant and malignant tumors (actinic keratoses, angiosarcoma, basal cell carcinoma, dermatofibroma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, intraepidermal neoplasia, Kaposi's sarcoma, keratoacanthoma, lentigo maligna, cutaneous lymphoma, Mycosis fiungoides, melanoma, nevi and moles, and squamous cell carcinoma)
Rapidly improve your knowledge of skin conditions through a concise, clinically focused, user-friendly format.
Obtain thorough guidance on clinical presentation and therapy for a full range of common and rare skin diseases.Confirm your diagnoses by comparing your clinical findings to more than 1,150 illustrations, 40% of which are brand new.
Update your surgical skills with chapters devoted to basic dermatologic, laser, and cosmetic surgery, contributed by Dr. Issac M. Neuhaus.
The editors have built Skin Diseases—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Skin Diseases in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Skin Diseases—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility.
New chapter on "Rare Skin Diseases" uploaded on the companion website http://www.manthan.info/. Other features of companion Website include MCQs, Downloadable Images and Lecture Series (relevant to undergraduates)
New treatment modalities included in "Treatment of Skin Diseases" and "Skin Tumors and Nevi"
Recent WHO/CDC/NACO guidelines and treatment included on "Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV Infection"
Newer classification, diagnostic techniques and antibiotics in "Infections" and "Autoimmune Connective Tissue Diseases" includedNew surgical techniques added in "Disorders of Skin Appendages" and "Disorders of Pigmentation"
Taking a patient-centered approach, Dr. Jones reviews the advantages and disadvantages of each filler according to anatomical application. Opening chapters cover the cosmetic patient consultation and guidelines for local anaesthesia in the use of injectable fillers, followed by individual chapters on:Hyaluronic Acids Calcium Hydroxylapatite Microspheres Evolence and Evolence Breeze Sculptra Liquid Injectable Silicone Hydrogel Polymers Artefill
An extensive chapter on complications from soft-tissue augmentation of the face explains how to avoid and manage peri-procedural issues. Closing chapters supply a cheek enhancement guide for the aesthetic injector and a review of the clinical applications of hyaluronic acids, which are currently the most commonly used fillers.
With careful coverage of basic science, safety and efficacy data that have led to FDA approval, safe and effective injection techniques, and appropriate indications for each filler, this concise volume provides a dependable source of important information for dermatologists, aesthetic medicine practitioners, plastic surgeons, and all practitioners who work with injectable fillers.
With its clear, concise and reader-friendly format this book has all the potential to become the Bible of skin aging. Every specialist interested in dermatology, aesthetic medicine, cosmetic science, cutaneous biology and aging research will find indispensable information of great value for his or her daily work.
Review or refresh your knowledgeof the fundamentals and diagnostic approaches of skin disease with unique introductory chapters providing the basic principles of dermatology, bedside diagnostics, and clinical approach to a fever and rash – extremely helpful for the beginner.
Visualize more of the conditions you see in practicewith over 1,500 clinical images, illustrations, and schematics.
Avoid diagnostic pitfallsusing practical tables, intuitive artworks, and logical algorithms.
Find answers fastwith a highly user-friendly, "easy-in-easy-out" format and a wealth of tables and schematics for instant visual comprehension.
Make the most of electronic functionalitywith access to the complete contents online and in various ebook formats - making it easy to teach impromptu on a tablet in the clinic, or conduct more formal lecturing.
Based on the scientifically groundbreaking premise that our cells—and consequently our skin—can only function best when the pH balance of our body is at its proper level, Dr. Graf’s four-part plan focuses on changing your body’s ratio of acids to alkalines. Most of us tend to eat three acidic-building foods (like sugar, refined carbs, meat, and dairy) for every one alkalinizing food (dark green leafy vegetables, garlic, onions, olive oil, lemon, fruit, nuts and seeds, and whole grains)—the reverse of the ideal ratio. And while changing your diet is important, food is not the only way to shift this ratio or reverse the cell aging that’s affecting your skin. The plan also includes detailed information on:
• daily alkalinizing “cocktails”
• quality calcium-mineral supplements
• probiotic supplements (good bacteria in a bottle)
• how to assess your skin and care for it accordingly—choosing the right cleansers, moisturizers, and treatments that will give you the most noticeable results (hint: many of these products line the shelves of your local drugstore)
• the joy prescription: activities that can add exhilaration and laughter to your life and increase the neuropeptides in the brain that actually rejuvenate skin cells
• nutrients in foods that enhance cell energy production and cell signaling
But don’t just take her word for it: Stop Aging, Start Living is filled with testimonials from her patients. Whether you want to see results fast (with her twenty-four-hour kickstart plan), ease into it (with the two-week prescription), or just incorporate a few Stop Aging, Start Living strategies into your life as they suit you, you’ll come away looking and feeling incredibly younger.
From the Hardcover edition.
Inside this book you'll discover:
* How to attack age-related changes at the deepest layers of the skin.
* Strategies for dealing with stress and other factors that age the skin prematurely.
* Which foods are best for your skin.
* How to curb hormonal aging and collagen loss.
* How to evaluate a good cleanser, moisturizer, and sunscreen.
* How advanced treatments such as microdermabrasion, laser technology, and botox can help.
At once up-to-date, sensible, and reassuring, Secrets of Great Skin is the definitive guide to beautiful healthy-looking skin for all ages.
Find the answers you need quickly and easily using the synoptic, bullet point format and structure.
Efficiently review the key clinical and microscopic features of a complete range of neoplastic and non-neoplastic entities.
View a full range of normal and abnormal findings with more than 3,000 full color images.
Avoid diagnostic pitfalls using the detailed summary tables and algorithms.
Search the complete contents online and download all images at expertconsult.com
Hailed by reviewers as 'a thorough, modern masterpiece' and 'the best textbook of dermatology in the world', and trusted by dermatologists around the world for accurate and comprehensive coverage, this clinical classic is the definitive source of information for all dermatologists. The new edition of this venerable classic extends the standard of excellence to include:All-new coverage of cosmetic dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases More material on evidence-based dermatology Increased coverage of dermoscopy More emphasis on therapeutics throughout the set More contributions from a greater variety of international experts New page design with larger illustrations for more immediate recognition
The 8th Edition marks the debut of the online edition of Rook's Textbook of Dermatology, allowing users the fastest possible access to the full range of knowledge on all known dermatological conditions. With fully searchable text and a fully searchable bank of more than 3,300 downloadable images, this online version puts specific information at your fingertips - when and where you need it - and is free with purchase of the four-volume set. The person-specific access code travels with you, not your computer, so you can check with Rook from any location.
With the online version, you can:Search across all four volumes simultaneously Search all images separately Download images into presentations Link directly to references via a range of sources
Rook's Textbook of Dermatology, in print and now online, provides a reliable, constant companion for all dermatologists.
The editors have built Warts: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional / 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Warts in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Warts: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional / 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility.
Is there anything as frustrating as having to deal with acne? No matter how often you may wash your face, pimples seem to always pop up at the very worst times, sullying your complexion, and hurting your self-confidence. You try an assortment of medicines, creams, and soaps yet nothing gives you the results that you are looking for.
It is easy to throw your hands up in the air and give up, to tell yourself that you are just going to have to live with your blemishes, or that you will have to suffer through painful pimples. But this is far from the truth. You don't have to suffer. And neither does your face or body.
Anne D. Spellman wants you to say goodbye to your pimples and blemishes. Eliminate Acne doesn't want to just help you reduce your acne, it aims to eliminate it completely, leaving your with a fresh, glowing complexion that will fill you with self-confidence and get you noticed for all the right reasons.
The editors have built Skin Ulcers—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Skin Ulcers in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Skin Ulcers—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility.
The editors have built Cellulitis: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Cellulitis in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Cellulitis: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility.