You often hear medical advice about breaking the cycle of inflammation . . . . stopping inflammation . . . . getting inflammation under control . . . . and so on. You know all too well that inflammation plays a vital role in the process of aging and how the associated changes take place in the skin. You've heard too often about the role that inflammation plays when it comes to irritation and skin problems like rosacea.
But just how much do you understand about the inflammation cycle?
We'll break down the steps of the inflammatory cycle and detail what that process means to your skin. We'll touch on ways you can help to control inflammation in your skin, and teach you how you can fight that redness and irritation with good bacteria.
Over 35 million Americans are affected by inflammatory skin conditions, the pro
Stress is your body's way of responding to any kind of demand or threat. That demand or threat once upon a time was things like lions, tigers, or bears. Now, our stresses are slightly more tame: a looming deadline, a botched sales call, or a tricky office relationship.
When you sense danger - whether real or imagined - the body kicks its defense mechanism into gear with the fight or flight response in an effort to save your life. Your body either wants to flee from the dangerous beast that's trying to eat you (or your lunch that's in the office fridge), or stand its ground and fight.
Stress: Good vs. Bad
Stress isn't always bad. In small doses, it can help you perform under pressure and motivate you to do your best
Your eyes are most definitely the window to your soul. You've heard it a million times. People can really tell a lot about you from just looking into your eyes. That statement really seems to hold true when it comes to judging your willingness to tell the truth, your sincerity, and the depth of your heart if you follow the romantics.
There have even been scientific studies that show personalities are linked to the irises of a subject's eyes, and that your eye color may even indicate your pain tolerance.
That's all on a deep and personal level. But the skin around your eyes can tell a story all its own, too, indicating how much sleep you've received, how stressed you are, and whether you've done a good job protecting yourself from the sun. Your eyes really do reveal so much about you.