Health Canada Issues Warning about Hydrochlorothiazide use increasing risk for non-melanoma skin cancer

Health Canada Issues Warning about Hydrochlorothiazide use increasing risk for non-melanoma skin cancer

Health Canada has completed a safety review of hydrochlorothiazide and has found that prolonged use of the drug could increase a person’s risk for non-melanoma skin cancer.

Hydrochlorothiazide is a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure and swelling. It is known to make skin more sensitive to ultraviolet radiation and sunlight, meaning patients can get sunburned more easily.

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Featured Product: Smile360 Charcoal Teeth Whitening Powder

Featured Product:  Smile360 Charcoal Teeth Whitening Powder

Who doesn't want bright white teeth? Dazzle the world with a shining smile and stun everyone who believes your photos have been altered! This can be done in the comfort of your own home, without setting aside an hour just to achieve a brighter smile. Let's dive into how charcoal powder works.

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DermaEnvy Skincare Annual Fall Laser Hair Removal Sale

DermaEnvy Skincare Annual Fall Laser Hair Removal Sale

It's baaaaaaaack! ... Our Annual Fall Laser Hair Removal Sale, The largest sale of the year with savings of up to 60% on Laser Hair Removal Packages

With IPL, laser hair removal has never been this easy, fast and affordable. With such advanced technology, there is no reason for you to endure the hassles of waxing, shaving or electrolysis. Patients of all skin colors can achieve the lasting freedom from unwanted hair.

IPL is the safest and most effective therapy for permanent hair reduction. Treatments are fast, hygienic and do not require numbing creams. Limited sun exposure prior to consultations is required to provide proper skin color analysis. Treatment duration is determined on an individual basis.

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New Treatment in Dartmouth NS - Laser Tattoo Removal

New Treatment in Dartmouth NS - Laser Tattoo Removal

Laser Tattoo Removal has arrived at our Dartmouth NS Clinic

Tattoo Removal is affordable, non-invasive, safe and effective. DermaEnvy Skincare uses safe and effective technology for the removal of tattoos. Whether you’ve outgrown your tattoo, it’s outgrown you, or you want to make room for an even better work of art, we offer complete solution for removing unwanted tattoos or permanent makeup. Tattoo removal is most commonly performed using lasers that break down the ink particles in the tattoo. The broken-down ink is then fought off by the immune system, mimicking the natural fading that time or sun exposure would create. All tattoo pigments have specific light absorption spectra.

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A Simple Guide to Selecting Safe + Effective, Canadian Made Sunscreen

A Simple Guide to Selecting Safe + Effective, Canadian Made Sunscreen

Every consumer, particularly expectant or nursing mothers, parents of young or adolescent children, and couples trying to conceive- deserve to make an informed choice: Either use sunscreens with soluble filters of small molecular weight that give incomplete protection and pass into blood, tissues and brain, and are implicated as hormone disruptors and carcinogens, with adverse effects on lower species and the environment/Or to use insoluble particle based UV filters with large molecular weight or particle size that give better protection against skin cancer and photo-aging, and remain on the skin without any risk to human health or the environment.

We recommend Cyberderm Sunwhips to our clients at DermaEnvy Skincare, A Canadian Made quality medical grade sunscreen line with no fillers - It retails for $40 which is comparable to other medical grade sunscreens on the market with high percentages of zinc oxide with is also great should you get a sunburn to help heal and sooth the skin

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