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18 Jul 2005

Dry skin
Dear Dietdoc

I have very dry skin and dry hair lips - I do drink alot of water not more then the 2 liter a day with green tea and normal tea.

is there anything i can eat or use to help with this problem.?
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Kasandra
Very dry skin requires treatment with special emollients. It is advisable to consult a Dermatologist because this condition could be caused by underlying physical problems such as thyroid imbalances. The Dermatologist will also prescribe the correct products and procedures so that your skin does not dry out even more. From a diet point of view you could try using Salmon oil capsules to boost your omega-3 intake.
Best regards
DietDoc
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