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Minocycline, a broad-spectrum antibiotic frequently used to treat acne, may have utility as an adjunct for treating depression, especially by improving global functioning and quality of life.Medscape Medical News
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CONCLUSION: Relatively accurate, simple and effective correction of this atrophic traumatic scar may suggest that fillers are a suitable alternative to surgery for such scars. PMID: 28814892 [PubMed]
Source: Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Tags: Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol Source Type: research
Acne vulgaris, a condition that can affect people at any age, is the most common cause of referral to a dermatologist. Isotretinoin (ITT) is the most effective treatment available, but serious adverse effects, including a possible association with depressi...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
ConclusionMore than a half of the patients with acne who participated at the study had comorbid emotional disorders. Anxiety was the most prevalent sign, 1.7‐fold more prevalent than depression and 3‐fold more prevalent than suicidal ideation. Depression was prevalent in more than every fourth responder and suicidal ideation afflicted every eighth acne patient. More than 90% of the patients had impaired life quality.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Follow the current debate on “healthcare reform”–which has NOTHING to do with healthcare reform, but healthcare insurance reform, by the way–and you will hear comments about the escalating and uncontrolled cost of healthcare and how people need access to it. What you will NOT hear is that fact that, because the healthcare system fails to deliver genuine health, real health is actually quite easy, straightforward, and inexpensive–nearly free. We achieve a life of being Undoctored, not becoming a profit source for the healthcare industry, not being subjected to the predatory practices of Big P...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Undoctored Wheat Belly Lifestyle acid reflux anti-aging autoimmune blood sugar bowel flora cholesterol Dr. Davis energy Gliadin gluten gluten-free grain-free grains health healthcare Inflammation joint pain low-carb Source Type: blogs
Anxiety more common than depression and directly associated with quality of life impairment
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news
Exactly how much water people need to drink each day to stay hydrated is a subject of debate. You’ve likely heard that you need at least six to eight glasses a day, but the real figure depends on other factors. How much activity you get, the climate you live in and how much water you get from sources like fruits and vegetables all matters. The good news is that as long as you make water your main beverage, drink when you’re thirsty and consume it with meals, you don’t need to get caught up tallying glasses, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But keeping properly hydrate...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Summary BackgroundAcne vulgaris is a common cosmetic problem that is frequently associated with psychosocial disturbances as well as increased oxidative stress. However, oxidative stress and psychological aspects have been studied separately in acne. ObjectiveTo evaluate the relationships between oxidative stress, anxiety, depression, and quality of life in acne patients. MethodsSixty patients with facial acne and 40 age‐ and sex‐matched healthy individuals were included in the study. Anxiety and depression were assessed using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS), and quality of life (QoL) was measured by t...
Source: Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION Source Type: research
Background: Acne has been reported to affect up to 50 million Americans annually to make it the most common skin condition in the US (American Academy of Dermatology, “Acne”). Its prevalence is compounded by its psychological consequences. Acne can lead to permanent scarring that engenders poor self-esteem and has also been strongly correlated with depression and anxiety (American Academy of Dermatology, “Acne”). Thus, effective therapies are in high dema nd as evident by the estimated value of the acne market reaching approximately $3 billion in 2016.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Synovitis-acne-pustulosis-hyperostosis-osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome is a rare disease and there is no related literature concerning psychiatric symptoms in SAPHO patients. Thus, we believe that this will be the f...
Source: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. PMID: 28542914 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Br J Dermatol Source Type: research
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