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Qualified as a medical doctor in Western medicine in China with a Medical degree from Beijing, China and a PhD degree from the UK. Many year research and clinical experiences. This blog is for information only.

Wednesday, 14 December 2022

What is connection between water and the skin?

The skin contains 64% water. Water makes the skin elastic and smooth. Water is constantly lost from the body through sweat, urine and breath. Without regular top-up water, the body became dehydrated. The skin is vulnerable to dehydration, due to such as large area exposure to outside of the world. Dehydration causes skin wrinkles and is also related to dry, scaly skin and irritant dermatitis. Dehydrated skin loses its glow and looks dry, dull, saggy and flaking. Drink plenty of water to prevent the skin from dehydration. Exposure to cold, wind and low humidity makes the skin dehydrated; this is due to water loss and poor circulation from the skin. Excessive alcohol can make skin dehydrated. Avoiding harsh environment and keeping healthy life style can protect the skin from dehydration. Drinking plenty of water is essential to keep the skin hydrated.

Recent research has shown that acupuncture is effective to release pain for chronic prostatitis

Acupuncture is effective for prostatitis. Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is one of the most common urological di...