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Heartfelt thank you

December 2016

Tomorrow,( let me correct that- today) it will be one year since I had surgery to remove basal cell skin cancer. Thank you for your love and support!! 15 more words

Skin check

The little road trip we took yesterday was to my hometown. We went so that I could have a skin check. A few weeks back my nose became red on one side and a bit swollen, it was painful. 526 more words

Skin Cancer

We all see the notes that say Cancer Sucks, and quite frankly it does.  I have been cancer free for about 4 years now.  I was lucky, I just had basal cell cancer which is a relatively safe and non-threatening form of skin cancer.  295 more words

Natural Skin Care

Consuming alcohol increases risk of Skin Cancer: maybe

A recent study has shown a positive association of increased alcohol consumption with the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer. The study was small, so larger studies are needed to confirm these preliminary results. 45 more words

Erectile dysfunction treatments lead to increased risk of melanoma and basal cell carcinoma.

The use of PDE5 inhibitors such as sildenafil (Viagra), tadalafil (Cialis), and vardenafil (Levitra) are common for those with erectile dysfunction. More and more research has shown an increased risk of some types of skin cancer for those taking these medications. 73 more words

A peaceful nights sleep?

I have always, from time to time, suffered with nightmares. I’ve become good at waking myself up to stop them from plaguing my subconscious. It’s a strange feeling, I know the thoughts and ‘dreams’ aren’t real and I somehow wake up, shake them away and try my hardest to get back to sleep before the sun appears over the horizon and my alarm starts to ring out. 770 more words

Xeroderma Pigmentosum

Skin Cancer is on the rise!

According to a  study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, squamous cell carcinoma rates have increased 263% between 2000 and 2010, while basal cell carcinoma increased 145% over the same time period.  46 more words