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    Strategies to Maintain Resilient Emotional Health in Vitiligo

    Vitiligo is not just a cosmetic problem. It is a condition that can cause emotional heath issues and mental distress in the forms of low self-esteem, sleep problems, anxiety, negative self-perception, and depression. According to a study published in the journal Middle East Current Psychiatry in September 2021, about 75% of people with vitiligo report […] More

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    Vitiligo and Dietary Changes – What We Know So Far

    Laura Gregory

    Over the years, many dietary change strategies have been suggested to play a role in the development and management of chronic skin conditions, including vitiligo. Although all immune-mediated and inflammatory conditions of the skin have distinct clinical features, they often share a chronic inflammatory background. This explains why many living with these conditions strongly believe […] More

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    Therapeutic Effects of Turmeric (Curcumin) in vitiligo

    Turmeric for vitiligo

    Many experts believe that turmeric, and its active ingredient curcumin, can play a crucial role in natural healing of vitiligo. Even though the exact cause of vitiligo is not known yet, a strong hypothesis believes autoimmune problems including vitiligo can be a result of ‘leaky gut syndrome’. By helping you improve your gut health and […] More

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    Can The Risk of Developing Vitiligo be Increased Due to Exposure to Household Chemicals?

    Shahad Salman

    A recent study published in the Libyan Journal of Medicine has revealed that exposure to chemicals like phenols and catechols can increase the risk of developing vitiligo. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Nehla Rmadi from the University of Sfax, Tunisia. The researchers conducted a case-control study on patients diagnosed […] More

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    Vitiligo and Metabolic Syndrome – What’s The Connection

    Ginkgo Biloba for Vitiligo

    Vitiligo, a rather harmless condition that affects millions of people around the world, can be cosmetically distressing and lead to low self-esteem and psychological distress. However, recent research has shed light on another aspect of vitiligo that has significant implications for overall health: its connection with metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a group of […] More

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    Decoding The Psychosocial Impact of Living With Vitiligo

    The Vitiligo Man

    Vitiligo is a skin condition that causes loss of pigmentation in patches, affecting approximately 1% of the world’s population. While the physical appearance of vitiligo can be striking, the psychosocial impact of the condition can be even more profound. Many people with vitiligo face stigma and discrimination, leading to decreased quality of life and increased […] More

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    The Black Farmer Story With Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones

    Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones

    Many celebrities with vitiligo have been serving as inspiration for everyone, showing that it is possible to overcome the challenges of the skin condition and live a fulfilling life. They have used their platforms to raise awareness about vitiligo and to promote body positivity, helping to start the conversation around vitiligo and to reduce the […] More

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    Skin Cancer Observed More in Vitiligo Patients Receiving Phototherapy?

    Vitiligo Close-up

    Phototherapy is a common treatment for skin conditions such as vitiligo and psoriasis. It involves exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light to improve skin pigmentation or reduce the symptoms of these skin conditions. However, a recent study has shown that patients with vitiligo and psoriasis receiving phototherapy are at a higher risk of developing skin cancer. […] More

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    Vitiligo and Systemic Sclerosis – Understanding the Connection

    Vitiligo and systemic sclerosis are two distinct autoimmune diseases, but they share some common features and risk factors. In this article, we will explore the link between these two conditions and their impact on health. Vitiligo is a skin condition that results in the loss of melanin, the pigment that gives color to the skin, […] More

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    Managing Post-Traumatic Stress in People With Vitiligo

    social anxiety in vitiligo

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common mental health condition that can potentially occur after one’s exposure to a traumatic event. People with vitiligo can also experience PTSD due to the psychological and social impact of their skin condition. Sometimes PTSD in people with vitiligo can manifest right after an insulting remark or rejection from […] More

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    LEGO Releases its First Mini-Character with Vitiligo

    LEGO Releases its First Mini-Character with Vitiligo

    LEGO, the popular toy company, has made a bold statement in its commitment to inclusivity and representation by releasing the first-ever mini-figure with vitiligo. In November last year, the company launched a set of minifigures in the new 21337 Table Football set. And to everyone’s surprise, this included a character with vitiligo for the first […] More

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