Cheryl Lee MD Blog

Dry Skin

  • Katie Couric's Eczema Journey - Article reposted from katiecouric.com ------- By Katie Couric   Shutterstock Share Plus, common ingredients you may be allergic to. I’ve had eczema ever since I was a little girl. I used to get it in the crease of my arm and my mom would spread some kind... View Post
  • Can Washing Your Hands Too Frequently Cause Eczema?

    What causes dry itchy skin? Many aspects of our daily routine, from household chores to practicing good hygiene, can cause our skin to break out into a rash. Our hands are especially susceptible to becoming irritated since they tend to see the most wear and tear, including a surprising source of irritation: hand washing.  View Post
  • Top 10 Cracked Heels Home Remedies

    Dry feet and cracked heels can be uncomfortable, embarrassing and even painful. So what causes dry cracked heels? There are several factors that cause this epidemic such as: soaps that dry out your skin, plain old drying of the skin—which is made worse if you don’t wear socks on cement or hard wood floors, cold weather, too much exposure to the sun and the unavoidable element of aging. In addition, some sufferers of this condition have medical reasons such as diabetes and thyroid disease that create this unwanted side effect of dry feet and cracked heels. Now that you know the causes of cracked heels, naturally your next question is what is good for cracked heels, for both the treatment and prevention? View Post