Category: Acne

April 16, 2019

Treatment of Acne by Supporting Liver Detoxification of Hormones with DIM

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Hormonal acne is a common condition I see in practice as a naturopathic physician. It is often characterized by deep, painful cysts on back, chest, neck and/or jawline of the face. Female patients may notice that their acne worsens around ovulation or their periods. Acne can be a condition that causes […]

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June 14, 2016

Proper Elimination For Skin Health

Dr. Natalie MacIsaac, ND Our skin has many jobs, but what may come as a shock: elimination isn’t one of them. Many people think of sweating as a way to ‘detox’ or get rid of waste, but sweating mostly just expels water from our bodies in order to cool us off. Therefore, the best route […]

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May 16, 2016

Want to feel lighter? More Energy? Clear Skin? Consider a Spring Cleanse!

Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND Spring is a season of new growth, increasing daylight, enhanced levels of activity and as such is the perfect time to consider embracing a personalized spring cleanse. Traditionally, twice a year cleansing in spring and fall is encouraged to assist your body in optimizing function. The normal systems of elimination in […]

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Herbal Medicine and Acne

Dr. Julia Christensen ND As previously discussed, acne is multifactorial; therefore, a variety of modalities may be utilized to treat it. One of my favorite strategies is to use herbal medicine and specifically in this case, a custom herbal tincture so that multiple contributing factors can be addressed. Below I will provide a brief description […]

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What Triggers Acne?

Dig Deep + Treat the Root Causes to Create Clear Healthy Skin Dr. Heidi Lescanec, ND Acne is one of the most common chronic skin disorders, with multiple underlying causes. As we present ourselves to the world in our skin, a visible skin disorder like acne, can impact us both physically and emotionally. People often […]

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