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Best Homeopathic Remedies To Treat Vitiligo

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Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks and destroys the melanin-producing melanocytes in the skin. Melanin is a skin pigment which gives color to skin. In vitiligo either there is loss of or defective production of melanin. Destruction of melanocytes causes loss of skin color leading to white patches on the skin. In most cases even the ... Read More »

What causes Vitiligo? Precautions to be taken by a 
vitiligo patient.

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“I am not this hair, I am not this skin, I am the SOUL that lives within – Rumi” Above quote aptly describes the day to day struggle that a Vitiligo patient goes through and lives with. Vitiligo – a disease of white patches – is not a physically disabling but a socially disabling disease. Vitiligo affects about 2% of ... Read More »

Pityriasis Alba – Not all white spots are Vitiligo

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‘Safed daag’ (‘white spots’) on my child’s face? I give him the most healthy food every day, then where did I go wrong? What if these spots spread to other parts of his body? His friends are already teasing him at school! How can I hide these spots? I can’t stop thinking over his illness. I think I should meet ... Read More »

Top 3 Questions to ask your Doctor for Vitiligo

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Your white patch has been diagnosed as Vitiligo. After the initial dismay, you managed to gather your wits and decided to focus on the treatment. You hear about homoeopathy and zero in on a good homoeopathic doctor for Vitiligo. Now comes the next step – preparing for your appointment. What do you talk to the doctor about? What are the ... Read More »

Vitiligo Treatment

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What is Vitiligo? Vitiligo is a disease of the skin in which there are white patches. A disease which is difficult and long lasting, patients have a number of options to choose from, for their vitiligo treatment. Let’s take a look at the various treatments for vitiligo that are available today. What happens in Vitiligo? Melanin is the pigment that ... Read More »

Vitiligo in children

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Vitiligo in simple language means loss of normal skin color. Vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder characterized by either defective formation of skin pigment called melanin or destruction or complete loss of melanin pigment. It appears on the skin in the form of patches. Causes of Vitiligo: The exact cause of development of Vitiligo is not known but following factors are ... Read More »

What are the diseases mistaken for Vitiligo?

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Vitiligo is the disease of the skin characterized by loss of normal color of the skin. It shows in the form of white or pinkish irregular patches on the skin. Vitiligo can be seen on anywhere on the body like forearms, upper back, neck, face shoulders, shins etc. However, Vitiligo is not the only disease characterized by appearance of white patches ... Read More »

Vitiligo: Should I hide it from my colleagues?

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A young man of 24 years, working in a multinational IT company in New Delhi, came to me this morning with the complain of Vitiligo on his legs, shoulders, and some mild spots on left foot. It was just another case of vitiligo. I evaluated his case and was almost done with making a prescription for him. While saying good ... Read More »

Should I marry a boy or a girl having Vitiligo?

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Vitiligo is a skin disorder where the skin loses its color because of deficient production of the skin pigment called melanin or destruction of the melanin. It shows in the form of irregular white patches on the skin. Young people in marriageable age having Vitiligo often suffer with social and cosmetic concerns, especially while selecting suitable life-partners. This is more ... Read More »