Lipids are an essential part of our diet. Without an adequate supply of lipids, various health conditions can arise and immune function instability is immanent. Luckily, obtaining an adequate amount of lipids from our diet is fairly easy and most individuals in the western world actually far exceed their bodies requirements. However, not all lipids...

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Rosacea is a skin condition often seen in conjunction with seborrheic dermatitis. The condition seems to be genetic and family history has been indicated in a large variety of cases , yet environmental factors appear to be equally important. Statistically, the condition seems to affect women more than men, but it appears more aggressive in...

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Despite the frequency of seborrheic dermatitis, there is still much controversy in the medical community. The controversy includes the underlying causes of seborrheic dermatitis, it’s medical classification and it’s pathogenesis. Some classify it as a cutaneous disease, others as a fungal disease, while others simply classify it as an inflammatory disease. However, the controversy and...

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Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition with a tendency to relapse. It has many shared features with seborrheic dermatitis and is believed to be a genetically inherited skin condition, triggered by environmental and immunological factors . Similar to seborrheic dermatitis, it is estimated that 2-3% of world population is affected by the condition . With...

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