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Ask HER: Dry Skin in the Winter & How Often Should You Weigh?

Guest : Michelle King Robson & Pam Peeke, MD
From the Show: HER
Summary: Listen in as Pam and Michelle answer your personal health questions.
Air Date: 11/12/15
Duration: 10
Host: Michelle King Robson and Pam Peeke, MD
Ask HER: Dry Skin in the Winter & How Often Should You Weigh?
It's YOUR time on HER Radio. Be a part of the show... send your comments and ask your questions by email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . It's time to Ask HER. Today, on HER Radio you wanted to know:

Why does my skin get so dry in the winter?

As the seasons change and bring cooler and drier air, your skin can become dehydrated. The dryness, itchiness, flakiness, and cracking of ALL areas of your body can make the already miserable winter months even worse.

It also doesn't help that to keep warm, you may crank up your heat and take long hot showers. This can also contribute to the itchy and dry skin you experience during the winter months.

How often should I weigh myself?

Some believe that constantly checking in on your weight can keep you on top of your weight loss goals. However, it could also cause an obsession with losing weight, especially for young women.

Many experts believe that weighing yourself weekly can be beneficial.

If you have a personal health question that you want answered, Pam and Michelle encourage you to send them in to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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