Special precautions are advised when products containing DEET are used on kids. Low doses should be used sparingly, and not used on kids' hands or face. The product should be applied in an open area to avoid breathing it in. And a child's skin should be washed with soap and water after coming indoors. The clothing the child wore when DEET was applied should be laundered before it is worn again.
The New England Journal of Medicine published a study (including a picture) showing what years of sun exposure can do. The story is of a 69-year-old man who drove a truck for 28 years. There is marked aging on the left side of his face.
Some conditions can cause a large number of hairs to prematurely enter into the resting and shedding phase. After giving birth, some women will lose up to one-third of their head hair but will quickly grow it back within the year if properly nourished. Stressful events, such as a high fever, infection, malnutrition, or excessive dieting can cause severe hair loss six weeks to three months after the event. Hair loss is also a symptom of several autoimmune diseases.
People with asthma or COPD have airways that make them more sensitive to dust, mold, pet dander, chemical household products, and more.
You might think that this awful disease is caused by smoking, and yes smoking is a terrible risk factor, but scientists are finding that the roots for developing COPD can go way back, long before lighting that first addictive cigarette.
This Good Housekeeping article has pictures of 7 common scalp conditions. You’ll note that some of the scalp conditions are bacterial or fungal in nature. Melaleuca Original Shampoo is very effective for two of the most common conditions: dandruff and lice.