Skin, Hair, Teeth and Eyes

Eric Bakker N.D.May 10, 2022

This category will focus on all the common skin disorders such as acne, psoriasis, eczema and more. I'll show you how to improve your skin without requiring all those prescribed skin creams, steroids and other drugs. There is always a natural solution!

Eric Bakker Naturopath » Articles » Skin, Hair, Teeth and Eyes

Skin disorders are illnesses that affect the surface of your skin. Rashes, inflammation, itching, burning sensations, and other skin abnormalities may be caused by several disorders. Some skin disorders are caused genetically, while others are caused by lifestyle factors. Medications, lotions, and ointments, as well as lifestyle changes, may be used to treat skin diseases. Some skin disease are even caused by pharmaceutical drugs.

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil, commonly known as melaleuca oil, is an essential oil extracted from the leaves of the Australian tea tree by steaming. Tea tree oil is proven through research to have anti-bacterial and especially anti-fungal properties when used topically....

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Cellulitis is a common but serious bacterial skin infection. The affected skin is swollen, red, painful, and heated to the touch. Aside from the lower legs, cellulitis can affect the face, arms, and other places.

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Steroid Cream Side Effects

In recent years, topical corticosteroids have become a standard treatment for many skin diseases. Their use is so widespread that many general practitioners will prescribe a steroid rather than make a complete diagnosis. These creams can be very difficult to...

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Athlete's Foot Fungus

Athlete’s foot is a fungal condition potentially affecting the fingers, hands, feet or toenails and it is more common than you think. Athlete’s foot can be quite an uncomfortable skin condition that has the potential to cause scaling, flaking, and...

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Skin Fungal Infections

Skin infections caused by fungus can occur anywhere on the body. Athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections are among the most frequent.

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Tinea Versicolor

This fungus actually changes the colour of the skin it infects; the patches may be lighter or darker than your normal surrounding skin. This spotted pattern and the fine scaly flakes at the margins make this fungal infection the easiest...

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