Laptop Toasted Skin Syndrome Can Give You Discolored Skin. While reading this article, reflect on how long you have positioned your laptop on your lap.
Be careful because long exposure of your skin to the heat of your laptop can cause nasty rashes which is called “toasted skin syndrome”.
Also known as erythema ab igne, toasted skin syndrome is caused by too long exposure of skin to the heat of any device like laptops, electric fan, and baking stoves. Affected people develop discolored skin that does not disappear immediately.
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Botox Side Effects: Will it Bring You Happiness? Botox, the popular anti-wrinkle drug much-loved by aging celebrities, will make you feel happier because it stops your face from frowning.
This is what researchers from the University of Wisconsin found out after testing 40 volunteers. Before and after giving them small doses of Botox into their forehead, the volunteers were asked to read a series of statements that show emotions such as happiness, loneliness and anger.
The results show that the volunteers read out the more negative statements slightly longer than they did before having the injections.
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Accutane Side Effects: Hair Loss, Liver Damage, Crohn’s Disease. Don’t let your desire to have an acne-free face blind you from the possible side effects of whatever anti-acne medication you are taking. For instance, Accutane, an anti-acne medication manufactured by Roche is listed by Drug Watch to have the following side effects:
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Deer Antler Spray Side Effects & Effectiveness. CNN reports on the deer antler spray controversy involving top athletes such as golfer Vijay Singh and footballer Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens.
Deer antlers reportedly contain IGF-1 which is reputed to boost performance and muscle recovery. IGF-1 (Insulin-like Growth Factor 1) is banned in most sports because it is essentially the same as human growth hormone (HGH).
Where can one buy a deer antler spray? According to this CNN report, it is being sold by a company called SWATS (Sports With Alternatives to Steroids) owned by a guy named Mitch Ross. We’re pretty sure that this is available in other sites such as Amazon.
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Restless Leg Syndrome Treatment: Will Horizant Be Effective? Do you suffer from unpleasant feelings in your legs when you’re sitting down? Do you feel like you have to move your legs to get rid of that throbbing, tingling, itching and burning in your legs?
If you do, you may be suffering from restless legs syndrome (RLS), a condition that affects the nerves of around 10 out of every 100 persons throughout the world.
Moving your legs can provide temporarily relief, but what if you have to sit through a five-hour exam? Or are you an executive who has to sit still in long corporate meetings?
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Viibryd Side Effects: Weight Loss or Weight Gain? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved Viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) to treat adults suffering from major depressive disorder.
As we usually do here at Health Care Zone, we’d like to focus on the side effects of this newly approved drug and this is what the FDA says about the matter: “The most frequent adverse reactions reported by patients taking Viibryd in clinical trials included diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and insomnia… Viibryd and all other antidepressant drugs have a boxed warning and a patient medication guide describing the increased risk of suicidal thinking and behavior in children, adolescents, and young adults ages 18 to 24 during initial treatment.”
Viibryd, manufactured by PGxHealth in New Haven, Connecticut, will be made available in 10, 20 and 40 milligram tablets.
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