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How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks Naturally, by Kate Billington, edited by Filipe Muhale, PhD

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How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks Naturally, by Kate Billington, edited by Filipe Muhale, PhD

Stretch marks. One of the things that most people hate having on their bodies. Especially, the stretch marks that come from bringing new life into this world. The worst thing about them is that they are practically unavoidable.They can occur from pregnancy, weight loss, rapid muscle growth, diseases, etc. 

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Baby Skin Care: To Occlude or Not Occlude? by Kate Billington, edited by Filipe Muhale, PhD

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Baby Skin Care: To Occlude or Not Occlude? by Kate Billington, edited by Filipe Muhale, PhD

In the last 40 years it is well known that, due to structural and functional differences, adult and infant skins moisturize utilizing distinct mechanisms. 

  • Infant skin up to the age one and beyond is structural and functionally immature. 
  • In adults, our bodies, to retain water and keep skin hydrated, specialized cells (corneocytes) produce skin humectants molecules named Natural Moisturizing Factor (NMF).
  • Curiously, compared to adults, infants skin has a significantly lower NMF concentration. 

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Can Antibiotics Help Acne? by Kate Billingtton, edited by Filipe Muhale, PhD

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Can Antibiotics Help Acne? by Kate Billingtton, edited by Filipe Muhale, PhD
Acne is one of the most widely known skin issues that people deal with today.  It occurs when your pore gets clogged with oil, dead skin, or bacteria. Antibiotics are powerful artificial pharmacological chemicals that kill or slow down bacterial growth.  Our body is naturally armed with an immune system and other mechanisms to fight infections. However, in infectious disease, pathogenic harmful bacteria can grow in excessive numbers that overwhelms the immune system.  This is where, antibiotics play an irreplaceable role on fighting infectious diseases

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Why You Should BreastFeed - Kate Billington, edited by Filipe Muhale, PhD

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Why You Should BreastFeed - Kate Billington, edited by Filipe Muhale, PhD
Breastfeeding. To some people this is a very scary word, but to others not so much. Breastfeeding can be a stressful time, there are always worries of not producing enough milk, the pain that comes along with it, worrying your baby will feed too much, etc. One of the biggest issues I have found is women believing they have an insufficient milk supply. This is one of the biggest reasons for early weaning. If you have believed this yourself, you are not alone. As statistics show that 50% of women believe this exact thing. What you may not want to hear is that most of this is probably just going on in your head. Another study shows that actually only 5% of women suffer from a physiologically insufficient supply! That is why we created our product the breast milk booster. Breast milk has so many amazing benefits, that you do not want your baby missing out on. Yes there is always formula, but it is just not the same. 

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