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SebaClear Wipes- Salicylic Acid Supplement for Psoriasis & Seborrhea Relief!

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Psoriasis Vulgaris – What Is This ?

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The cause of psoriasis is unknown, but since 30% of psoriasis patients report that a family member also suffers from the disease, it is assumed that heredity plays a part.  Evidence shows that psoriasis is linked to two processes.  One is the process of inflammation, which causes dilation of the blood vessels and the redness typical of psoriasis, and the other is the increased production of new skin cells in the epidermis.  As opposed to normal skin, in which the epidermis is renewed once a month, in psoriasis the cells multiply at an increased rate and the entire skin layer is replaced within a few days.  The new cells are abnormal and accumulate on the skin in the form of thick, sticky scales.

A person with a tendency to the disease can develop it at the site of a blow or scratch, in scar tissue, after a severe case of sunburn or as a result of prolonged nervous tension.  In addition, psoriasis can appear after an infection of the throat (particularly in children) or as  result of taking certain drugs. There are people who develop psoriasis after taking lithium, after taking beta-blocking drugs to reduce hypertension (Deralin, for example), and after taking anti-malarial drugs.

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Psoriasis Tips And Tricks

  1. Keep your weight down.  Excess weight increases the risk of psoriasis outbreaks.
  2. Abstinence from alcoholic beverages may help some patients.
  3. The skin should be protected from blows which may stimulate local development of lesions.  Irritations such as plucking the eyebrows, soap collecting under rings, wearing shoes which are too tight or shaving the legs with a dull razor blade should be avoided.
  4. Cosmetics and harsh chemical substances, such as depilatories, can cause redness and swelling which can in turn provoke an outbreak of psoriasis lesions.
  5. Controlled exposure to the sun helps most psoriasis sufferers, but sunburn can worsen the disease and should be avoided.
  6. 6.In a dry climate or in air which has been dehumidified by air conditioning, a humidifier should be used to increase the moisture content of the air.
  7. Insofar as is possible, psoriasis patients, particularly children, should avoid streptococcal throat infections.  In certain cases a physician may prescribe prophylactic antibiotic treatment.
  8. Do not scratch or pick off psoriasis scales.  Doing so  will result in pinpoint bleeding which can reduce the effectiveness of treatment given to that area.
  9. The skin should be oiled regularly to prevent dryness and the formation of cracks.
  10. Stress should be avoided at all costs.  It has already been proved that tension and anxiety can worsen a psoriasis condition.  Sports and hobbies should be engaged in.  Meditation, biofeedback and other methods of relaxation can lead to improvement in some cases.
  11. Avoid prolonged exposure to rubber gloves.  Wearing cotton gloves under rubber gloves will prevent abrasion and skin irritation.
  12. Fingernails which have undergone changes as a result of psoriasis should be cut as short as possible.
  13. Consult your physician about prolonged use of any preparation containing steroids (cortisone).  Excessive use of such preparations causes side effects and a worsening of the psoriasis condition itself within a short time after the treatment is stopped.
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Psoriasis Treatment- Most Effective Dermatologist’s Rules

Psoriasis info and tips from a leading board certified dermatologist

Psoriasis Treatment-

Despite the fact that psoriasis cannot be cured, there are various treatments which will slow the rate at which the cells multiply and ease the inflammation.  Suitable creams and ointments can greatly reduce the patches in most of the mild to moderate cases.

The use of preparations containing salicylic acid will cause the thick scale to peel; preparations containing cortisone will depress the inflammation; preparations containing coal tar derivatives (Alphosyl, for example) and anthralin (Dithocream, Psoralon) reduce the rate at which the skin cells divide.  In most cases, the combination of drugs appropriate for the individual patient causes a marked reduction in the symptoms and the skin appears almost normal.

During the last few years it has been shown that prolonged use of preparations containing high concentrations of steroids cause irreversible damage to the skin.  It has also been shown that the skin becomes accustomed to steroids to the point where the concentration must be increased every few weeks to achieve the same results.  In addition, psoriasis patients noted that after the completion of steroid treatment there is often a worsening of the condition; this is known as the rebound phenomenon.

When psoriasis is spread over a large area of the body, the treatment is usually a combination of preparations containing coal tar derivatives and exposure to UVB ultra-violet rays.  This treatment is called phototherapy and involves the use of a specially built apparatus.  The treatment is given during a hospital stay averaging four weeks, or at phototherapy units which the patient visits several times a week.  Phototherapy usually achieves remission after about thirty treatments.

Another possible treatment for moderate to severe cases of psoriasis is exposure to the sun at the Dead Sea in Israel.  As opposed to treatments at phototherapy units in which the patient is exposed to UVB for a few minutes at a time, the treatment at the Dead Sea requires the patient to be exposed to the sun for a few hours daily, and that demands a great deal of time.

Another disadvantage of treatment at the Dead Sea is that it depends on the weather; the treatment is not effective during the winter.  In the past fifteen years a new treatment, called PUVA, has been developed.  It is based on a drug called Psoralen, which comes in pill form, and on exposure to UVA ultra-violet rays an hour and a half after the pills have been taken.

The pills cause increased sensitivity of the skin and eyes to sunlight, and patients  taking the drug must wear special sunglasses for at least 24 hours after the drug has been ingested.  Treatments at the Dead Sea and at phototherapy units involve similar dangers to excessive exposure to the sun, including accelerated aging of the skin and the increased risk of skin growths.

WHAT  IS  NEW  IN PSORIASIS TREATMENTS

A new type of preparation, based on Vitamin D, may improve the treatment of mild to moderate cases.  This ointment, called calcifortriol (brand name: Daivonex), is more convenient to use than those containing coal tar derivatives and safer than those containing cortisone.

According to recent studies in Great Britain, hundreds of patients reported an improvement after using this product, without experiencing any significant side effects.  Since its use is limited to 100 grams a week, it is unsuitable for treating cases of widespread psoriasis.

One of the greatest achievements in dermatology in the last few years was the development of a group of medications called the retinoids.  These drugs, whose chemical composition is close to that of Vitamin A, brought about a breakthrough in the treatment of certain skin diseases, psoriasis among them.  One of these drugs, called Tigason, is suitable for the treatment of the severe cases of psoriasis which do not respond to ointments or phototherapy.

Since this drug is teratogenic (may cause abnormalities in fetuses), it may not be taken within two years before a planned pregnancy, and any women of child-bearing age who does take it is required to use some sort of contraceptive device.

An additional disadvantage of Tigason is that it produces a sticky sensation on the skin, slight peeling around the lips and fingernails and in rare instances an increase in blood lipids or an impairment of liver function.  Despite these side effects, it is a particularly effective drug and greatly improves the quality of the patients’ lives.

Within the last few years out-patient clinics have been opened for psoriasis treatment.  These clinics give the patients topical treatments during 3-4 hours, after which the patient is exposed to 10-20 minutes of ultraviolet radiation.

The advantage of this method is that the patient can continue his or her regular routine without long hospital stays or trips to the Dead Sea.  An additional advantage is that the patient comes home without any visible signs of having undergone treatment and does not have to use any unpleasant-smelling creams or ointments at home.

CAN PSORIASIS BE COMPLETELY CURED?

Unfortunately, psoriasis cannot be completely cured.  No drug has yet been developed which can prevent psoriasis attacks once and for all.  Proper treatment, however, can cause a remission for long periods of months or even years.

This is possible if the treatment is geared to the severity of the disease and if treatment is continued even when there are very few symptoms present.  Regular treatment of the disease even when it is in remission can prevent its worsening at a later stage.

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Psoriasis – Most Common Causes Revealed

The cause of psoriasis is unknown, but since 30% of psoriasis patients report that a family member also suffers from the disease, it is assumed that heredity plays a part.  Evidence shows that psoriasis is linked to two processes.

One is the process of inflammation-which causes dilation of the blood vessels and the redness typical of psoriasis, and the other is the increased production of new skin cells in the epidermis.  As opposed to normal skin, in which the epidermis is renewed once a month, in psoriasis the cells multiply at an increased rate and the entire skin layer is replaced within a few days.  The new cells are abnormal and accumulate on the skin in the form of thick, sticky scales.

A person with a tendency to the disease can develop it at the site of a blow or scratch, in scar tissue, after a severe case of sunburn or as a result of prolonged nervous tension.  In addition, psoriasis can appear after an infection of the throat (particularly in children) or as  result of taking certain drugs.  There are people who develop psoriasis after taking lithium, after taking beta-blocking drugs to reduce hypertension (Deralin, for example), and after taking anti-malarial drugs.
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Breakthrough Dermatological Solution for Seborrheic Dermatitis (Without Steroids)

Breakthrough Dermatological Solution for Seborrheic Dermatitis (Without Steroids)

Redness and scales on along the peri-nasal skin folds, between the eyebrows and on the border of the scalp are a common disorder affecting 3-5% of the population.
This hard to treat disorder may appear at any age but is more common between the ages
of 30 to 50 years. These symptoms, referred as seborrhea or seborrheic dermatitis are more prevalent in periods of stress and present a significant aesthetic disorder.

Basic science research have shown that a fungus (malassezia, Pityrosporum)
has a role in the pathogenesis of the disorder causing a trigger
to inflammation in prone areas. Topical solutions containing corticosteroids offer short time relief but have multiple side effects when used for prolonged periods of time.

Medical evaluation of the results showed moderate improvement in 93.75 % of patients after 2 weeks of treatment and in 100% of patients after 4 weeks of treatment. Patient self-assessment showed that 80% of patients were satisfied with redness reduction, 90% of patients were satisfied with skin scale reduction, 80% of Patients were satisfied with skin oiliness reduction and 90% of the patients were satisfied with the reduction in skin roughness and scale.

SebaCare100 mode of action::

[1] Proven antifungal activity (pityrosporum orbiculare).
[2] Anti inflammatory activity.
[3] Keratholytic activity (removal of scale).
[4] Enhancement of skin barrier.

Clinical results:

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Sebacare100 Significant improvement of Seborrheic Dermatitis

 

 

 

 

 

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Where to buy  ??

For  US customers:

www.Sebaclear.com

For out of  US Customers:

SebaCare100

For Israeli customers:

Israeli Skin Site

 

Download full product brochure at:

Sebacare100 brochure (English)

Full Clinical Study details:

SebaCare100 Dermatological Clinical Study

 

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Breakthrough Scientific research proves the efficacy of the non steroidal Sebacare100 for treatment in facial and scalp seborrhea

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Many men and women suffer from red and oily skin, in various skin areas, especially between the eyebrows, sides of the nose and the edge of the forehead and scalp. The causes of this common condition, called Seborrhea, include an inherited predisposition, a plurality of pityrosporum ovale skin fungus, local inflammation and the thickening layer of skin scale. The situation described above can be relieved by using medications containing steroids. Although these medications may bring temporary relief, long-term use involves multiple side effects.

Objectives: This clinical study was designed to examine the SebaCare100product for red oily skin relief. The product is a clear non steroidal liquid containing non medical natural ingredients, including tea tree oil, chamomile, and salicylic acid.

Methods: The study was performed by Prof. Avner Shemer from the Department of Dermatology , Sheeba Medical Center, and the Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University in Israel. After IRB approval, the product has been tested on 25 patients – 16 years old and above volunteers with red and oily skin in two of the following areas: Sides of the nose, between the eyebrows, forehead hair margin, scalp skin. The participants did not have any local or another systemic treatment and agreed to be part of the experiment. Patients suffering from another skin disease or with known allergy to any of the product’s ingredients as well as pregnant or nursing women did not participate in the experiment. The treatment lasted a month during which patients sprayed a little of the product on top of their fingers twice a day, spreading the material over the infected area. In the second month of the experiment, patients continued to use the product twice a week. The volunteers were examined and photographed before treatment, during the second, fourth and eight week of starting treatment. During each treatment session participants were examined and completed a questionnaire assessing treatment efficacy.

Lab experiment: Pityrosporum ovale mycological Cultures (the fungus involved in the pathophysiology of Seborrheic dermatitis) were prepared In laboratory conditions. Various concentrations of Sebacare100 solution were added. Qualitative and quantitative examination proved a significant reduction in number of spores in cultures in which the product was added. Clinical response to treatment was classified according to four levels. 0 = No response 1 – = slight improvement 2 = moderate improvement 3 = an excellent improvement to complete healing.

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What were the results of the Study ?

Medical evaluation of the results showed moderate improvement in 93.75 % of patients after 2 weeks of treatment and in 100% of patients after 4 weeks of treatment. Patient self-assessment showed that 80% of patients were satisfied with redness reduction, 90% of patients were satisfied with skin scale reduction, 80% of Patients were satisfied with skin oiliness reduction and 90% of the patients were satisfied with the reduction in skin roughness and scale.

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Were side effects involved?

Out of 25 patients recruited for the experiment 22 completed the experiment. Three patients did not complete the experiment due to personal reasons that are independent of the experiment. 20% of patients reported a tingling sensation after product use. The tingling subsided after a few days of product use. Allergy or other side effects were not observed during the experiment.

 

 

Summary of results: Researchers have found that SebaCare100 is quite effective in relieving redness, scale and oiliness of the skin in patients suffering from facial and scalp seborrhea. The product is safe for use without remarkable side effects.

 

Where to buy  ??

For  US customers:

www.Sebaclear.com

For out of  US Customers:

SebaCare100

For Israeli customers:

Israeli Skin Site

 

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Seborrhea or Cradle Cap in Infants. How to treat.

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Cradle cap or infantile Seborrheic dermatitis -  Seborea is a common skin disorder in babies. Seborrhea  or Seborea  occurs when the sebaceous glands are producing excessive sebum (skin oil). It is believed that baby scalp seborrhea  is caused by testosterone (male hormone) that has been transmitted from the mother to her newborn during  pregnancy. The effect  of these  hormone will  disappear  before the  baby is one year old.

In most cases cradle cap or  baby scalp seborrhea , will present itself as a layer of  oily  yellow layer of sticky  dandruff over the scalp. This skin disorder is  not harmful  in any  way  to the baby , is not contagious and doesn’t itch. However in cases that are severe, itching and sore sensation will be present. It has the ability to spread to  other  areas of  the body. In these  cases it may result in secondary infection that  should be  treated  by a  dermatologist.

It is recommended  today to treat  cradle cap  it in its early stages.  Treatments for the early and  mild  cases  cradle cap is shampooing daily. It  is very important not  to  brush the  scalp  too strongly  to  avoid damage  to the underlying  skin.

When the  crust   is thick  and  sticky  it  should  first  be  softened  with  an  ointment  prescribed  by  a  dermatologist. After a  few  hours   the crust can be  easily  removed by hand  with a mild  shampoo.

If this condition is present in older kids, it is best to use an anti-dandruff conditioner and shampoo  every  day or  two. These  kids should  be  examined  by  a  dermatologist  to rule   other  causes  for  thick  dandruff including   atopic dermatitis ,  psoriasis  of  scalp  fungal infections.

 

 

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Seborrheic Dermatitis – New Treatments

Areas of Seborrhea on the face

What is Seborrheic dermatitis?

Red skin along with irritation and flaking (desquamation)  are the main symptoms of a skin condition called Seborrheic dermatitis or seborea. Mostly located in areas of the body where the sebaceous glands are dense, areas like the side  of the nose ,  between the eyebrows,  on the  scalp  and  less  frequently  in the  groin and armpits. Even though this condition is not life threatening, it is an unpleasant and causes many patients to seek treatment.

The cause  for  Seborrheic dermatitis (seborea) is still not fully understood. It seems   to  be a  combination of  genetic  predisposition,  mood changes ,  a  fungus  on the  skin  and   the  body own  exaggerated  inflammatory  process.

In the winter this condition gets worse. Same  for  people  who  undergo emotional and physical stress. Seborrheic dermatitis can  be  sometimes  quite  itchy  especially on the scalp.

 

How  to  treat  Seborrheic  dermatitis ?

In many instances Seborrheic dermatitis (seborea) has been linked to the  existence of a  yeast called  mallassezia  fufur. . Antifungals that destruct  these organisms in these patients may  be used  to  achieve  clinical  improvement  but  will  not  result  in cure. Topical steroids applied  to the inflamed  areas  will usually   bring   short  time  relief.  Nevertheless,  as  usual  with   steroidal  treatment  the  symptoms  with  recur  rapidly  when  topical  stride  is  stopped. Prolonged d  use  of  topical  steroids (longer  than  a  week) may  result s  in  permanent skin damage -  thin  skin  and  enlarged  skin  capillaries.

Your Dermatologist   may  prescribe   ointments  that  contain   Sulfur  (3-5%)  and  Salicylic  Acid  (2-3%) . These  ointments  are  very  effective  and  do  not  contain  steroids.  Nevertheless  they  are  usually  quite  oily  and  smelly  limiting their   use.

New  over the  counter  topical  solution  developed  lately   allow   steroidal  free therapy for  Seborrheic  dermatitis.  This   solution (SebaClear) contains  OTC  ingredients , targeting all  main  causes  of Seborrhea and Psoriasis  (Fungal, Inflammatory, Desquamation).  The  effectiveness  of  these  compounds  was  proven  Dermatological  studies  to  high   with   long  term  safety  and  ease of  use.

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Healthy Hair And Skin -These Are The Vitamins You Should Use

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Recent  research articles looked  into  the effects of various vitamins on skin and  hair  health. What can  each contribute?
Vitamin A: Its derivatives are used in acne treatment creams (anti comedones) and anti-wrinkle creams. At oral  high doses it is  a  powerful  anti can  drug  (Accutane). Vitamin A can  found in eggs, liver, whole milk and carrots and broccoli. (Excess vitamin A is undesirable  - death   reported  from overheating  of   white  bear  liver containing  high  amounts  of  vitamin  A).
Vitamin B: This group of vitamins has an important role in the prevention of dermatitis (skin inflammation), hair loss, stress, acne, eczema and psoriasis. They used are  used  in many  creams and food supplements. Vitamin B   is  abundant  in bananas eggs and rice.
Vitamin B1 – Thiamin: Used as anti-oxidant (oxidation inhibitor.)
Recommended 100 mg dose to 3 times per day.
Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin: Important for healthy hair, skin and nails. Used as a food additive in patients with acne. Dose to 100 mg – 3 per day.
Vitamin B3 – Niacin: Helps preserve skin moisture.  Used  as  additive for  acne therapy.
Vitamin B5: preserving the skin moisture.  Important for sensitive skin. Dose to 100 mg – three per day.
Vitamin B6 – Pyridoxine:   It is important to the proper activity of the immune system. Dose to 100 mg – three per day.
Vitamin B12 – Cianocobalamine:   Important for  cell function . Vitamin B12   can be found  just  in is meat – thus  a must for  vegetarians.
Vitamin C - Ascorbic acid: is essential to build  proper collagen and repair damaged skin after sun damage  and  acne. Some attribute to vitamin C the proper dispersal of melanin –  preventing sunspots  and  helpful role  fighting   eczema and psoriasis. Vitamin C  is also a strong antioxidant both  as  a cream application and as an oral  dietary supplement. Vitamin  C  can be found in citrus, broccoli cauliflower, and green vegetables (spinach). As a dietary supplement take up to 1000 mg per day.
Vitamin D: Anti-oxidant and anti-carcinogenic. Naturally  achieved by sun exposure. Can  be  found  in dairy products such as margarine.
Vitamin E – Tocopherol: Maintains skin moisture. Prevents skin infections. Provides antioxidant protection of  sun  damage.  May  be  used  as  a topical application in  creams and as  a food additive. Found in vegetable oils, nuts and seeds, olives, spinach and asparagus.
Vitamin K: Its application can make to speed up the absorption of hematomas (bruises).
Alpha Lipoic Acid: is a powerful antioxidant. Useful  in  creams  and  as  a  food additive.
Hyaluronic acid: keeps the moisture in the skin and reduces appearance of wrinkles.
Free fatty acids (Omega 3, Omega 5) are important in treating psoriasis, acne and eczema. Abundant  in deep water fish such as salmon and tuna.
Chromium: Important for acne treatment and other  skin infections. Recommended dosage to 150 micrograms.
Zinc: Important for wound healing, treating hair loss and acne. Is also active as an antioxidant. Recommended dosage 25-30 mg “day.
SebaClear Scalp solution is  a mixture  of  natural ingredients  proven  by  dermatologist  to  be  active  against  Seborrheic  dermatitis.  (Redness  and  dandruff  on the  scalp , between the  eyebrows  and  sides of the nose). 
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