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unani medicine for vitiligo

Unani Medicine for Vitiligo Treatment

Unani-tibb or Unani Medicine is a form of traditional medicine practiced in middle-east & south-Asian countries. It is based on the concept of the four humours: Phlegm (Balgham), Blood (Dam), Yellow bile (Ṣafrā’) and Black bile (Saudā’). The practitioners have used Unani medicine for Vitiligo treatment. Unani medicine for Vitiligo treatment includes: Safoof Bars: Mix […]

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Lisa Johnson Vitiligo to be cured by Narrowband UV light therapy

Lisa Johnson had a normal, happy childhood until she noticed a white mark on her body when she was around seven years old, then it developed on to her leg and just kept spreading. She came to know that she has a skin disease called Vitiligo. Lisa Johnson suffered horrendous bullying while growing up with […]

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wood's lamp examination

Using Wood’s Lamp to detect Vitiligo

A Wood’s lamp examination is a test that uses ultraviolet (UV) light to look at the skin closely. Woods light can be used to detect vitiligo at a very early stage for pre-emptive treatment. It can similarly be used for an early assessment of the success of treatment. What is a Wood’s Lamp? Wood’s lamp […]

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Ayurvedic Treatment for Vitiligo

Ayurvedic Treatment for Vitiligo

Vitiligo can be treated and sometimes cured through homeopathy and Ayurveda, the traditional medicine in India. You can apply Ayurvedic treatment for Vitiligo with minor alterations in your diet and some easy to follow natural home remedies. The Ayurvedic treatment for vitiligo involves combined use of natural/herbal remedies along with surgery. In this treatment approach, […]

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black pepper vitiligo treatment

Can Black Pepper treat Vitiligo?

According to a recent study, researches in UK and US have found that black pepper can control Vitiligo spread in many patients suffering from this skin disease. Botanically called Piper nigrum (uziza in Ibo), black pepper is of plant family Piperaceae. It is found that black pepper and its constituents like hot pepper, exhibit anti-inflammatory, […]

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vitiligo in children

Vitiligo in Children

Vitiligo most often affects people between the ages of ten and thirty, which means that children are at a risk of developing it as well. However, Vitiligo in children differs from that in adults as it’s more common in females and because of the young age, association with other systemic autoimmune and endocrine disorders is […]

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Vitiligo Home Remedies

Vitiligo Home Remedies

Vitiligo, by medical definition, is a condition in which your skin begins to develop white patches or spots due to the  loss of melanocytes. These are the cells containing melanin, the pigment that gives color to your skin, hair and eyes. When the melanocytes die, or no longer form melanin, small white patches of irregular […]

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Vitiligo Diagnosis: Physical Examination of Vitiligo Patient

Vitiligo Diagnosis: Physical Examination of Vitiligo Patient

As with most other skin problems, vitiligo can be identified by a general physician (GP) or Dermatologist after a physical examination of the patient. The diagnosis is then confirmed after taking into account their medical history and blood test reports as vitiligo may be associated with other underlying illnesses. The physical exam will enable the […]

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Vitiligo Symptoms and Growth Patterns

Vitiligo Symptoms and Growth Patterns

Like any other disease, it is important to keep a watch on any unordinary signs or symptoms that may lead to Vitiligo. The earlier the diagnosis, the greater the chances for treatment and cure become. Symptoms and signs of vitiligo? Sudden discoloration in any part of the body leaving milky white patches on the skin. […]

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Vitiligo Diagnosis and Treatment

Vitiligo Diagnosis and Treatment

People often ask a common question, ‘How is vitiligo diagnosed? If someone finds the occurrence of Vitiligo symptoms, they should hurriedly consult a dermatologist for a thorough medical checkup. The doctor may ask a set of questions to understand the patients’ history, habits, lifestyle and the possibility of Vitiligo within family or relatives. The doctor will […]

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