Category: Skin Health

March 21, 2019

Cosmetic Acupuncture – Your All Natural Holistic Solution to Anti-Aging & Radiant Skin

Dr. Arezou Babri, ND WHAT IS IT? Cosmetic acupuncture, otherwise known as Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, is a branch of traditional acupuncture with a special focus on the health and appearance of skin. It involves a holistic approach by using clinical assessment to determine a constitutional acupuncture diagnosis to address the underlying factors in skin health. […]

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March 15, 2019

Fish Oil Fatty Acids for Hair and Skin Health

Dr. Jessica Moore, ND Cosmetic and therapeutic benefits of fish oil have been studied for over 50 years. Rich in fatty acids, fish oils are specifically known for their high content of long-chain, polyunsaturated (omega-3) fatty acids (PUFAs). Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) are the two PUFAs responsible for much of the medicinal […]

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November 13, 2017

Improve Your Immune System

Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND The largest organ of detoxification is your skin. Throughout an average day, you touch, inhale and consume many elements that are not useful to your body. Slathering it with scented creams and soap products, preventing sweating by using antiperspirants and exposure to heavy metal toxicity from Aluminum, Mercury, and Lead are […]

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September 13, 2017

Integrative Treatment of Eczema: Addressing the Gut-Skin Connection

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Eczema is a general term used to describe a group of skin conditions where the skin becomes red, inflamed and itchy. Sometimes the skin will weep or become hard and scaly. In infants, eczema typically appears on the scalp, face and elbows/knees. In older children and adults, it is more often […]

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July 15, 2017

The Scoop on Selecting Safe Sunscreens

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Finally, summer and sunshine are here! After what seemed like an eternity of cooler temperatures, people are understandably rushing outside to enjoy every drop of sunshine. In our excitement, we often forget about the need to protect our skin from excessive UV light exposure. Excessive exposure to UVA and UVB light […]

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June 15, 2016

Vitamin D – How To Determine If You Have Enough

Dr. Julia Christensen ND Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin available in some foods like egg yolk and mackerel, although the majority of our levels are synthesized by the skin through exposure to ultraviolet light. Vitamin D is critical for a variety of functions in the body and is very important for bone, hormonal, and […]

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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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Four Tips For Healthy Summer Skin

Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND Summer is the time to be outside, maximize your Vitamin D absorption and enjoy the sunshine. Increased playtime, sunscreen and higher temperatures all can lead to increased toxins in your system, as well as possible sun damage and dehydration. To keep your skin’s youthful glow and lessen the appearance of wrinkles, […]

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May 16, 2016

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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June 17, 2015

A Natural Approach to Healthy Skin

Dr. Arjuna Veeravagu, ND Patients with skin conditions are extremely common, making up 15 – 20% of cases in general medical practice. The most common skin conditions include acne, eczema, hives, and psoriasis. Although there are many naturopathic options for treating specific skin conditions, even people without skin concerns can benefit from preventive methods to […]

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