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Skin Diseases: Skin Health and Skin Diseases
Everyone needs protection from the sun.
Care for conditions from acne to wrinkles
Did you know that your skin is the largest organ of your body? It is, in terms of both weight--between 6 and 9 pounds--and surface area--about 2 square yards. Your skin separates the inside of your body from the outside world. It protects you from bacteria and viruses, and regulates your body...
Date: 2016-11-16 18:34:35
Aging Skin | Sunlight | MedlinePlus
Your skin changes as you age. You might notice wrinkles, age spots and dryness. Your skin also becomes thinner and loses fat, making it less plump and smooth. It might take longer to heal, too.
Sunlight is a major cause of skin aging. You can protect yourself by...
Date: 2017-02-17 05:15:57
Aging changes in skin: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Skin changes are among the most visible signs of aging. Evidence of increasing age includes wrinkles and sagging skin. Whitening or graying of the hair is another obvious sign of aging.
Your skin does many things. It:
Contains nerve receptors that allow you to feel touch, pain, and pressure
Helps control fluid and electrolyte balance
Helps control your body temperature
Protects you from the...
Date: 2017-02-07 15:17:22