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Heart rate during a heart attack: what you need to know

A person’s heart rate may increase or stay the same during a heart attack. An elevated heart rate is not a specific sign or symptom of a heart attack. Heart attacks involve restricting or stopping blood flow to the heart. A person’s heart rate during a heart attack varies depending …

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Keke Palmer’s PSA on Skin Care Advice from Others

Keke Palmer’s latest Instagram post is a PSA stating that your skin is unique and what works for someone else might not work exactly for you. Since Palmer first opened up about his PCOS-related acne in December, his skin has improved noticeably, but it wasn’t thanks to a magical treatment …

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Everything we know about the new acne drug Winlevi

If you are a human, you are probably tangled up with pimples. Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatologyand affects up to 50 million people. Although acne primarily affects teens and young adults, it can also persist into their …

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Accutane’s IPledge dehumanizes transgender patients

Imagine a man seeking treatment for severe acne, and in order to gain access to a powerful acne treatment, he had to take a pregnancy test every month. Sounds crazy, right? Yet that is exactly what my patient, a college student specializing in filmmaking, had to do. His acne outbreak, …

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Unleash the power of isotretinoin

Chris Byrne, RPA-C Fortunately, we have an effective way to treat severe acne: the powerful oral retinoid, isotretinoin. FRANKLIN SQUARE, NY (PRWEB) March 8, 2021 “Yes, acne is commonplace,” notes Christopher Byrne, licensed medical assistant specializing in dermatology with Advanced Dermatology PC. “But for some people, it’s a serious skin …

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Why tretinoin has become a pandemic obsession

Why the first intake of tretinoin is on the rise Photo credit: Fiordaliso / Getty Images TThe first week he started tretinoin, Jordyn Alexander-Johnson ended up with a chemical burn. “I wasn’t using any moisturizers,” he says. Big mistake. Using tretinoin – a form of vitamin A known to be …

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Male hormone therapy linked to acne in trans men

Acne was a common occurrence after the initiation of masculinizing hormone therapy (MHT), the researchers reported. In a retrospective analysis of nearly 1,000 transgender people who started MHT, the prevalence of acne fell from just 6.3% to 31.1% after an average treatment duration of 3.4 years, according to Erica Dommasch, …

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