This section covers the common types of skin disorders.
What is skin disease?
Your skin is the largest organ of your body in terms of weight and surface area. It protects you from bacteria and viruses and regulates your body temperature, as well as helping you sense your surroundings.
Conditions that irritate, clog or inflame your skin can cause symptoms such as redness, swelling, burning and itching. Allergies, irritants, your genetic makeup and certain diseases and immune system problems can cause skin conditions.
How common is skin disease?
Skin disease is very common and affects people of all ages.
How can skin disease be prevented?
Poor diet, poor stimulation of the circulatory and excretory systems and subsequent build-up of toxins are the root cause of skin eruptions. Proper hygiene, regular bowel movement and taking care in the sun all helps to minimise skin disorders.
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