Patient came in yesterday to our teaching clinic and reporting how she was doing with her horribly dry and itchy skin and scalp. She had been in a month prior in despair.
She had been recommended to take fish oil a few times a day. Her improvement was excellent yet not completely resolved.
My first thought was to include a shower filter which would remove the harmful effects of chlorine.
Dry skin's main cause is either due to:
I must say that treating symptoms rather than treating the cause is one of my biggest pet peeves. So easy to do and so many of us do not do it. WHY??? I guess we're programmed to find relief rather than resolution. Relief is faster than resolution most of the time. Us Yankees are so into making the short term buck for the least effort. Make a little mo...Read More