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12 Causes of Dry Skin - Environmental and Genetic

Posted by Dr. Natasha Ryz on

Dry skin is common during the cold, dry, winter months.

Dry skin can be caused by cold weather, low humidity, UV radiation, harsh soaps, chlorine exposure, hot water, and aging.

Dry skin can also be caused by genetic factors such as FLG mutations, and disease states - malnutrition, eczema, diabetes and hypothyroidism.

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Who Suffers From Dry Skin?

Posted by Dr. Natasha Ryz on

Dry skin has a wide spectrum of symptoms - from mild dryness and flaking to severe itching, redness and pain.

Anyone can develop dry skin, but you're more likely to suffer from dry skin if you are older or have certain diseases or conditions, including atopic dermatitis (eczema), diabetes and/or hypothyroidism. 

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