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Can Your Shower Give You Dry, Itchy Skin?

December 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Skincare

Merry Christmas! With the cold weather and snow this time of year, you may be suffering from dry, itchy, winter skin. And, you might think a hot, steamy bath or shower will have a hydrating effect.

Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Instead of adding moisture and easing the itch, those warm baths and showers just might be a big part of what caused the problem in the first place…

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Al Sears, M.D., is a practicing physician with extensive experience in the fields of complementary and natural healthcare. The recommendation and materials on this site represent his opinion based on his years of practicing medicine. Any recommendations are not intended to replace the advice of your physician. You are encouraged to seek advice from a competent medical professional regarding the applicability of any recommendations with regard to your symptoms or condition. It is important that you do not reduce, change or discontinue any medication or treatment without consulting your physician first.

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