Psoriasis… the Silent Disabler

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For example, psoriasis is the uncontrolled overproduction of skin cells, which is eerily similar to the ravages of cancer. So much so that research suggests people afflicted with psoriasis may be at greater risk of developing cancer in their lifetime. Psoriasis can also lead to psoriatic arthritis, a condition the getskinhelp.com CEO, Keith Loo, has suffered from […]

SPF Minute #5 – The Complications Of Skin Cancers

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Most non-melanoma skin cancers, like basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, are not usually deadly. However, that doesn’t mean they don’t pose their own complications of skin cancers. Since these cancers are usually present on your face, neck, and hands, they can lead to disfigurement, pain, bleeding, infections, and scaring, which in-and-of-themselves can lead to a lower quality […]

SPF Minute #4 – What Do UV Tanning Devices Have In Common With Plutonium?

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UV tanning devices are very dangerous to your health. In fact, the World Health Organization includes UV tanning devices, cigarettes, and plutonium in its group 1 of cancer-causing agents. Not only that, the U.S. Skin Cancer Foundation states that more people will develop skin cancer because of indoor tanning, than they will develop lung cancer because of smoking.