The integumentary system goes through several alterations during pregnancy due to both hormonal and mechanical changes. Some of these may have been blown off as old wives tales , while others you may never have heard of before. Striae gravidarum or stretch marks are probably the most discussed of the skin changes during pregnancy. Nearly every woman fears them or at least thinks about them. While the majority will be on the lower abdomen they can also be found on the thighs, hips, buttocks, breasts, and arms of women.
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By Anitra Brown. People get facials for different reasons: While some people want to remove those horrible blackheads, others want some help with an anti-again regimen. And, then there are the people who just want to relax and be pampered. These are all fine reasons to get facials. But often the facial itself is a bit mysterious. What does the steam do? Why do they keep putting creams on and taking them off?
Faces are as unique as fingerprints and can reveal a great deal of information about our health, personalities, age, and feelings. Penn State researchers recently discovered adolescents begin to view faces differently as they prepare for the transition to adulthood. Suzy Scherf, assistant professor of psychology and head of the Laboratory of Developmental Neuroscience at Penn State, and Giorgia Picci, graduate student in developmental psychology, published their findings recently in the journal Psychological Science.
The appearance of the face and neck typically changes with age. Loss of muscle tone and thinning skin gives the face a flabby or drooping appearance. In some people, sagging jowls may create the look of a double chin.