Nails exist to protect the sensitive tips of your fingers and tops of your toes from injury, as well as providing structure to those areas. They also help us pick up small items and serve as a way for us to protect ourselves. Nails grow from the matrix, which is the root of the nail […]

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The sun gives life. In addition to warming and lighting the earth, it also helps plants, the bottom rung of the food chain, to grow. Additionally, there is research that suggests exposure to sunlight may help reduce depression, particularly during the winter months. Sunlight is the source of ultraviolet rays, which can be divided into […]

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The integumentary system consists of the skin, hair, nails, glands, and receptors. Its main function is to act as a barrier to protect the body from the outside world. It also functions to retain body fluids, protect against disease, eliminate waste products, and regulate body temperature. In order to do these things, the integumentary system […]

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What is the cellulite? Cellulite (also known as adiposis edematosa,dermopanniculosis deformans, status protrusus cutis, gynoid lipodystrophy, andorange peel syndrome) is the herniation of subcutaneous fat within fibrous connective tissue that manifests topographically as skindimpling and nodularity, often on the pelvicregion (specifically the buttocks), lower limbs, and abdomen. Cellulite is a secondary sex characteristic occurring in most postpubescent females. A review gives a prevalence of 85%-98% of women, indicating that it is physiologic rather than pathologic. […]

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