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Would bites from sand flies cause permanent scars on your skin?

Skin
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Years ago, I spend a few months living by the river near the hills tribe in Mae Hong Son, Northern Thailand. Each day, we would get bitten by sandflies. Now, these sand flies are quite harmless looking…. they looked like small little fruit flies. But boy, aren’t they just sneaky. They would sneak up at [...]

Why a child should never laugh or tease another child

Children, Skin
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Children due to their innocence may blurt out whatever they are feeling or thinking without a second thought. However, bad repercussions may arrive for having teased, insulted or hurt another child with one’s thoughtlessness. I want to share with you three real life examples that really happened in my life. It is strange but whatever [...]

Body Odour: How to tell someone politely that he or she has it

Skin
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Telling someone that he or she has body odor has to be approached delicately, tactfully and with sensitivity.  Perhaps it is someone you cared enough- and you do not want people to tease, laugh or talk about her behind her back. Or it could be  from someone working near you whose body odor (usually coming from the armpits) [...]

Why do you get skin rashes and allergies after drinking coffee/ alcohol

Allergies, Caffeine, Liver, Mind-Body Connection, Popular, Skin
Why do you get skin rashes and allergies after drinking coffee/ alcohol

Coffee and liquor both have heating effect in the body. Especially when we are stressed out, drinking coffee or alcohol can trigger the secretion of adrenaline in which can manifest the emotions that we are feeling. How does this relates to skin infection or rashes. Why do some people find their skin having more rashes on days [...]