by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  September 12, 2016 at 6:26 PM Lifestyle News
 Say Goodbye to Dark Inner Thighs by Following These Simple Tips
You can do away with dark inner thighs by avoiding excessive exposure to sun, wearing loose clothes and following a healthy lifestyle.

Lata Sharma, dermatologist from Venus Clinic, suggests how:

* Wear loose clothes: Obese people tend to struggle with the problem of friction, sweating and swelling between their thighs, especially during a walk or exercise. By wearing loose and breathable clothes, you can combat this problem. Ignore fabrics like nylon, and inculcate a balanced diet and regular exercise in your routine to lose weight.

* Consult a gynecologist: Some women have dark inner thighs only during monthly periods and at the time of pregnancy and lactation or in case of Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Consult a gynecologist or a skin specialist to control these hormone imbalances.

* Avoid excessive exposure to sun: Sun bathing and over exposure to harmful sun rays leads to dark inner thighs. Apply a mixture of lemon juice, honey on the affected area regularly.

* Avoid taking certain medicines: Certain medicines including oral contraceptives can cause dark inner thighs. Consult a physician as soon as you notice dark patches on your skin to control the issue in the initial stages.

* Follow a healthy lifestyle: A balanced diet and rigorous exercise will control problems like Acanthosis Nigricans. It is a medical condition that leads to discolouration, hyperpigmentation and dark patches with a thick velvety texture on the skin usually in the body folds.

Source: IANS

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