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Healthy Skin: Tips and Tricks to Know

Healthy skin is important to your overall health. While some simply think of healthy skin as a cosmetic issue, it is much more than that. The skin is the largest organ in the body. Keeping it healthy can reduce the risk of skin cancer. Best of all? It’s easy to protect your skin. Below, we will give you some of our favorite tips.

Stay Hydrated

Hydration is important for every organ in the body. However, because the skin is visible, we can see the effects when we are dehydrated. Water helps your skin stay elastic, which means drinking enough can slow the formation of wrinkles.

Wear Sunscreen

You’ve heard this countless times, but it is worth repeating. The sun’s harmful rays can cause permanent damage to the skin. It’s important to wear SPF when you are outside, even during the cooler months. Doctors recommend using an SPF of 30 or more in order to properly protect the skin.

Monitor Your Diet

A healthy diet is one of the easiest ways to keep your entire body feeling its best. Diet affects the skin as well. Some people notice more acne when they eat foods high in sugar or saturated fat. The skin is also a way to monitor how foods are affecting the rest of your body. Some people have food sensitivities. Others have an inflammatory reaction that could be an autoimmune disease. Examine your skin regularly. If you see redness or swelling, it could be the sign of an underlying health problem.

See Your Doctor Regularly

Regular doctor visits are an important part of your skincare routine. Your doctor can check for abnormalities, such as new or changing moles. They can also examine the skin for signs of infection or inflammation. To schedule a doctor’s appointment today, call PCP For Life at 281-968-4096.

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