Posts Tagged: acne

5 Reasons I Don’t Recommend Antibiotics for the Treatment of Acne

August 01, 2019

1. Bacterial Resistance & MRSA The over-prescription of antibiotics has led to antibiotic resistance and the development of superbugs like MRSA that cannot be treated with the currently available medications. If you haven’t heard of the superbug MRSA, you need to know that this is a very dangerous type of staph infection. One main reason […]

The Natural Skin Solution: Hormonal Acne

February 14, 2018

If you suffer from hormonal acne, you are not alone. Up to 23% of adult women experience acne! Now there are many different factors that affect acne. Inflammation is very important. Gut health is important. Anti-oxidant status is supremely important! But hormones make all the difference for women. Below are the 7 steps I use with patients to resolve their […]

Stress, Anxiety, Modern Living, and How Acupuncture Can Help

April 11, 2016

By Jonathan Handel, Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Everyone has been in this position before: you are at a restaurant with a ten-page menu and can’t stop flipping through it, while your friends and the waiter wait impatiently. This is paralysis-by-analysis. With so many options, we over-think what should be a relatively simple decision. […]

Men’s Skincare 101 – 10 Tips for Clearer, Younger-Looking Skin

November 16, 2015

By Dr. Jen Newell   I am beginning to see more and more men in my office looking for support to improve their skin. It is becoming much more common for men to be looking for a protocol to ensure their skin is healthy and clear. Nope to Bar Soap Investing in a proper cleanser […]

Flushing and Blushing – Acne Rosacea

September 28, 2015

Flushing and Blushing – Acne Rosacea By Dr Jen Newell The other day I was chatting natural skincare with a girlfriend who is struggling with acne rosacea. This can be a really frustrating skin concern and tends to appear in adult women in their 20’s or 30’s….just when they think they have gotten past teenage […]

Acne Attack!

March 10, 2014

By Dr. Gita Gupta, BHSc, DC, CAP A common concern for my female patients is acne.  Most of them thought that their acne would clear up after puberty, but this was not the case. In fact, a large percentage of women experience acne well into their 50’s and 60’s even after trying several prescribed and […]