My Husband and I Love the New Plan That I Chose for Us

Getting my husband to stick to a dieting plan with me was like pulling teeth. He doesn’t really like my cooking in the first place. So the different types of weight-loss foods that I was cooking were really hard for him to stomach. He doesn’t really like to cook so having him cook was out. I did some online searching to find a solution, and that’s when I stumbled upon some reviews on Nutrisystem diet that explained that you don’t need to waste your time in the grocery store or stand in front of the stove for long hours to make healthy foods that will allow you to lose a lot of extra pounds. I wondered if it would make both me and my husband happy.

After watching videos online of other people talking about their experiences on this particular diet, I wanted to try it.… Read More

Dr. Shah from Richfeel Trichology center, Mumbai gives his opinion on Pityriasis Amiantacea

Pityriasis Amiantacea a.k.a. Tinea Amiantacea is an eczematous condition of the scalp (skin of the head). In this condition, thing tenaciously adherent scale infiltrates and surrounds the base of a group of the hair. It results in hair loss and bald spots. In 1832, Alibert described it as an inflammatory condition of the scalp in which heavy scales extend onto hair and bind the portions together. It is mistaken as a fungal infection but it is not caused by a fungus. Dr Shah says Richfeel has a unique hair treatment methodology to cure the problem of Pityriasis Amiantacea.

Who gets affected?

The condition is very common in children and young adults. It is more common in females in comparison to males.

Do other conditions associate with Pityriasis Amiantacea?

Yes, the patients who are suffering from psoriasis, eczema, seborrhoea dermatitis and lichen simplex are more prone to Pityriasis Amiantacea.

Can it cause hair loss?

Pityriasis Amiantacea often causes hair loss as the scaly crust takes away hair with it. However, in most of the cases, the hair grows back almost every time.

Is it treatable?

Pityriasis Amiantacea is very troublesome and bothers a lot. It causes a lot of irritation, hair loss and a lot of stress to the patient. Still, it is not difficult to treat. Read more treatment reviews here.

What happens when it occurs with Psoriasis?

It is rare but possible to occur with Psoriasis. In such condition, thick sticky scabs can be seen on the scalp. If the patient removes these scabs, yellow sticky discharges ooze. Doctors do not advise to indulge in peeling off these scabs as they can lead to permanent scars and infection.

Can commercial products cause Pityriasis Amiantacea?

The increase in usage of chemical based commercial products causes irritation and infection on the scalp which may lead to Pityriasis Amiantacea.

What is the treatment for Pityriasis Amiantacea?

  • The main aim of the doctor during the treatment is to remove the scales with medicines.
  • For inflammatory conditions, the treatment involves topical ointments containing a cocktail of steroids for immediate effect.
  • In some cases, antifungal treatment is also required if there is some fungal infection around the affected area.
  • Mineral and vegetable oils also help in some cases but it should only be used under supervision.

What are the precautions?

There can be a lot of reasons which may cause Pityriasis Amiantacea. It is important to check with the doctor as soon as possible. In most of the cases, the home remedies do not work properly and the patient increases the problem. The Pityriasis Amiantacea is completely treatable. While the treatment is going on, it is advised that the patient should eat a proper diet, include important vitamins and use ointments as prescribed. Regular follow-ups are also required to check the progress of the treatment. In our opinion treatment at Richfeel’s hair clinic is the way to go.

Doctors suggest not peeling of the scales even if they are irritating as it will only … Read More

I Am Going to Be on TV

Of course I suppose that everyone has seen all of the lame local TV ads that are on, a lot of them are designed to be intentionally annoying from what I have read. The theory is that it is better to annoy the viewer than to just bore them, because people have become inured to ads and just zone out during them. At any rate my boss decided that I am going to be the pitch man in our ad. This morning he sent me to a dentist in Wollongong for teeth whitening, I suppose because everyone on TV has to have perfectly white teeth.… Read More

I Finally Lost the Weight

In fact it took me well over a year to do it and now I am thinking about how to keep it off, even though I really want to do less of the hard work that was involved. I did not take any shortcuts to get where I am, it was a whole lot of dieting and a lot of running and cycling. Now however I am not completely pleased with how I look in the mirror. This friend of mine from work, she was saying that there is a dermatologist in Austin Texas that does cool sculpting.. The fact of this was that I was not aware of what this meant until I went on the web to see what it meant. It turned out that they take these machines and they put them on your sides with the intent of freezing the fat in you. Of course that is what is really getting to me.

I did all of that work to lose the weight for my health, obviously your heart is not supposed to be that overworked.… Read More