Category Archives: Vitiligo

Vitamins for Vitiligo

Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition that damages cells that form the brown pigment in the skin, leading to a change of color. While there is no known cure for vitiligo, studies involving vitamin treatment have provided mixed results.Studies have shown … Continue reading

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Vitiligo: Curable or Not?

Vitiligo is the loss of skin pigment that causes white spots or patches to appear on the skin. No one knows precisely why this happens, but it affects people of all races, many of which are kids and teens.Because vitiligo … Continue reading

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How Does a Person Get Vitiligo?

Vitiligo is a long-term disorder where pale white patches develop on the skin. A deficiency in the skin pigment melanin is usually the primary cause. It can occur anywhere on the skin though it is common on the face, hands, … Continue reading

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Alternative Treatment for Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder in which the cells that make pigment in the skin (melanocytes) are disintegrated. Accordingly, white patches arise on the skin in various areas of the body. Similar patches may also be present on the mucus … Continue reading

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Good Effects of UVB on the Skin

Gases around the earth cut off 98.7% of the sun’s ultraviolet radiation from piercing through our atmosphere. The 2.3% that penetrates may have bad effects when you get overly exposed, but in moderation, it actually has good effects on the … Continue reading

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Comparison Review of Psoriasis, Vitiligo, Eczema UVB Lamps

Ultraviolet light treatment makes use of a specific band of the nonvisible light spectrum to treat psoriasis, vitiligo, eczema, and other skin diseases. It may be used alone or in combination with drugs applied topically or taken internally. Recent light … Continue reading

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Vitiligo Laser Treatment

  Vitiligo is also known as leucoderma. It is an autoimmune disease, although its exact cause remains shrouded in mystery as does it’s cure. For now, only its symptoms which are depigmentation of the skin – which results in white … Continue reading

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Early signs (symptoms) of Vitiligo

  Vitiligo is a skin condition in which the skin loses melanin, the pigment that determines the color of your skin, hair and eyes. Vitiligo occurs when the cells that produce melanin die or no longer form melanin, causing slowly … Continue reading

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Vitiligo and Diet

  Vitiligo is a disorder in which melanocytes, the cells that make pigment in the skin, the mucous membranes and the retina of the eye are destroyed, leading to the development of white patches on the skin. Vitiligo is thought to … Continue reading

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Vitiligo and Diabetes

  Vitiligo is a pigmentary disorder of the skin and mucous membranes, and it is distinguished by depigmented macules and patches. Vitiligo is a progressive disorder in which some or all of the melanocytes in the affected skin are selectively … Continue reading

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