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Find Mental and Physical Strength Through the...

QiGong is an ancient tradition from China that engages both the body and the mind. Learn more about how QiGong can support physical and mental health.

Joseph Alban, MS, LAcAugust 25th 2018
Woman in qi gong pose outside in yellow field under blue sky

Forest Fire Smoke, How It Damages Your Skin, ...

Forest fires create smoke pollution that can damage your skin and health. Learn about the effects of smoke and tips to keep your skin healthy.

Simran Singh SandhuAugust 16th 2018
Forest fire releasing huge amount of smoke into the sky

Physiotherapy and the Impact of Exercise in P...

Psoriasis is improved with exercise. Learn about the science behind exercise and the traditional Chinese medicine explanation for exercising with psoriasis.

Alexander ArringtonJuly 15th 2018
asian man playing basketball to exercise for psoriasis

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Wear Your Make...

Makeup can stress your face at the gym. Learn 3 reasons why makeup can cause your skin to break out when working out.

Eunice KimMarch 22nd 2018
Woman working out with weights

Protein Requirements for Men and Women, How M...

Protein is important for men and women but how much do you really need. Find out what can be the best protein intake habits for men and women.

Ariel MaroonFebruary 7th 2018
Blue bowl on wooden table with hard boiled egg, avocado, and other protein filled foods.

Does Exercise Worsen Dry Skin?

Does dry skin mean no exercise? Understand how excercise influences your skin if you have dry or sensitive skin. Learn how to not let your dry skin take over during exercise.

Ashley DumontJanuary 12th 2018
Blonde woman stretching arms behind back getting ready to exercise outside

Yoga and Its Impact on Lymph Flow

Lymphedema causes legs to swell and the circulation of lymph in the body to slow. Those who practice yoga improvement in swelling and lymph flow.

Megan O'ConnorSeptember 5th 2017
Woman performing yoga on a ledge over a river with a cloudy sky.

​Eight Unexpected Ways in How Running Can Aff...

Running affects the skin in various ways. Here are some ways to protect your skin during a run. Sun protection is important for outdoor activities. 

Alexandra Vaughn, MDAugust 29th 2017
Woman running on running path along the ocean with blue water and sky in the background

The Use of Yoga Within Dermatology

Yoga is an active way to reduce stress. Explore the role of yoga in skin care and fitness. Learn how yoga helps to reduce stress and increase blood flow.

Megan O'ConnorAugust 14th 2017
woman doing a yoga pose on beach shore during sunset

Using Yoga to Aid with Swollen Legs

Yoga is a great treatment for individuals who suffer from swollen legs. Different yoga poses can help the blood flow to swollen legs.

Megan O'ConnorAugust 14th 2017
Woman performing yoga in black leggings and on the beach with water in background

The Role of Saunas in Acne

Do saunas and sweat rooms help or hurt acne? Saunas can be used as an acne treatment. The sauna helps you sweat out impurities. Learn whether sweat can cause pimples.

Alexander ArringtonJune 18th 2017
​Woman wrapping in white towel sitting in sauna

Overtraining and its Effects on Your Skin

Overtraining can take a big toll on your body not to mention the side effects it can have on your skin. Protect your skin and your body by understanding when to take a break from training

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMay 30th 2017
​Tired woman bending over and tired while running

A Healthy Way to Get a Base Tan

Get a base tan that is a sunless tan. Tanning can be done without tanning beds and without the sun. Self-tanner is always a safe option for a base tan. 

Dermveda Content TeamNovember 9th 2016
​Woman Jogging Silhouette in Front of Bright Sun

Run Safe: Tips to Avoid Skin Damage

When running it is important to protect your skin from sun damage. Remembering to wear sunscreen will keep your skin safe while running

Alexandra Vaughn, MDSeptember 15th 2016
Two men jogging in silhoutte with sun

Exercise for Skin Health

Regular exercise is good for healthy skin. Learn how exercise can improve skin elasticity and reverse aging. Exercise to help with anti-aging skin.

Anna PleetSeptember 7th 2016
Athletic woman jumping with black tank top and blue shorts

How Does Air Pollution Affect Eczema?

Air pollution can affect those with eczema. Smoke tobacco along with indoor and outdoor pollution can play a big role in causing eczema and asthma.   

Vivian Shi, MD August 29th 2016
Pollution smoke from factories on the horizon

Modes of Exercise for Every Lifestyle

Regular exercise is beneficial for the skin. Learn about the health benefits of and the connection between exercise and skin for your skin care.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDAugust 26th 2016
Man performing abdominal crunch exercises in black shirt and shorts

Sports Related Skin Conditions

While playing sports skin infections are possible to contract from contact with other athletes. Bacterial infections and fungal infections are prevalent in athletes

Alexandra Vaughn, MDAugust 25th 2016
Soccer players in blue and yellow jerseys kicking soccer ball

What is Exercise and Why Do We Need It?

Exercise is not just important for your overall health but also for your skin health. Exercise can eliminate toxins from your body and skin. 

Alexandra Vaughn, MDAugust 19th 2016
Woman in purple tank top performing bicep curls with 20 pound weights

Exercise and Eczema

Eczema research has explored the impact of exercise. Learn about the connection between eczema and exercise and what can happen to your eczema skin.

Anna PleetAugust 18th 2016
Muscular woman exercising in black tank top

Sweat and Eczema

Sweat can aggravate and trigger eczema. When treating eczema understand the effects that sweat can have. Learn how to avoid sweat dermatitis?

Vivian Shi, MD August 15th 2016
Man sweating outside in a park with a towel on his back

Ultraviolet Protection Factor Clothing

Ultraviolet rays are dangerous to your skin. Learn how sun protective clothing is an innovative way to protect your skin from the dangerous rays of the sun. 

Keira Barr, MDJune 30th 2016
Sun protective purple T-shirt