From Our 2012 Archives

Health Tip: Why Is My Aging Skin So Dry?

(HealthDay News) -- As the typical person ages, the skin looses its plump, smooth appearance. Ever wonder why?

The Cleveland Clinic offers these potential explanations:

  • Not drinking enough.
  • Sun exposure.
  • Being in dry air.
  • Smoking.
  • Increasing stress.
  • Less active oil and sweat glands.
  • Taking medication that dries the skin.

-- Diana Kohnle

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