BEANS AND PULSES: These contain substances called lectins which can irritate
the gut lining, leading to unbalanced gut flora.
Of course, this can irritate
and even break the surface of the skin, making it more prone to soreness and infection.
Mucous becomes too abundant, the fluid adds up to swelling, and histamines and leukotrienes irritate
nerve endings into the familiar symptoms of burning and itching and sneezing.
These women were required to abstain from medications, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and activities, such as smoking, that have the potential to irritate
the GI mucosa.
Ask your pharmacist to provide a list of other drugs which, although neither sustained-release nor enteric-coated, should not be crushed because they may irritate
the oral mucosa, are extremely bitter, or contain dyes or substances that stain the teeth or mucosa.
Don't brush or comb your hair too frequently as this may irritate
the scalp and then over-stimulate oil glands, making your hair look lank and dull.
THINK PHARMACY FIRST with Omar Ahmad Dermatitis or eczema comes about just because some of us may be allergic to certain things, or other things that irritate
and really get under our skin.
n Avoid wool: it may be the warmest natural material around, but it can also irritate
the skin, starting off the scratch-itch cycle.
The smallest habits can irritate
and cause discord in the office.
Researchers test chemicals--like those used in kitchen cleaners or eye shadow--on animals' skin or eyes to see if the final product will irritate