I make no recommendation nor endorsement of commercial organizations listed. They are provided solely as a public service. Individuals must determine for themselves how to use the information provided. When making any medical decisions, a physician should be consulted.
Hairfacts.com gives you information about hair removal methods. It is about hair removal facts, not sales; it’s about helping you make informed purchasing decisions.
Quackwatch is your guide to health fraud, quackery, and intelligent decisions. Read what this well-researched site has to say about hair removal methods, as well as other health items of interest.
From the Center for Devices and Radiological Health of the United States Food & Drug Administration, who certify lasers. No laser device has been cleared to claim “permanent hair removal.” It is important to note as well that laser hair removal device manufacturers have been restricted from claiming that the procedure is “painless” or the results, “long term.” You can verify these points using this site, and help separate the hype from the facts.
National Alopecia Areata Foundation
Alopecia areata [al-oh-PEE-shah air-ee-AH-tah] is a highly unpredictable, autoimmune skin disease resulting in the loss of hair on the scalp and elsewhere on the body.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association
Advice about treatment, signs and symptoms, alternative health practices, and research into this condition. With info about support groups.
Electrology and the Hirsute PCOS Patient
Q & A about having PCOS, being hirsute, and how electrology can help.
Rosacea is a chronic, acne-like condition of the facial skin that may affect as many as 1.3 million Canadians. It typically first appears when people reach their 30s and 40s as a flushing or subtle redness on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead that comes and goes and which, if left untreated, tends to worsen over time.
Carpal Tunnel Treatment Center
I have personally found this approach to alleviating Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) to be the most effective treatment for me.
Best Practices in the Treatment of Hyperpigmentation
An authorly-based informationsite with much accurate, valuable information about skin health.
See this recent article about Tanning Beds. (pdf)
PMDD and PMS
PMS has become a household word and the brunt of many jokes. According to a recent survey, many women remain unaware of its more severe form, premenstrual dysphoric disorder or PMDD. Among 500 women recently surveyed, 8 out of 10 did not know that severe premenstrual problems have been officially classified as PMDD, nor did they know that such problems can be di2015-03-12 in 4 respondents who described their premenstrual symptoms as strong or severe were among those unaware of PMDD.
PMS: Overview, Symptoms, Management
Available from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
The national library of medicine site, providing abstracts (brief synopses) about any medical condition: just type PMDD, PMS, PCOS, or another topic into their search engine.