Addressing Skin Concerns
Skin concerns can range from itching (pruritus) to rashes, hyperpigmentation to dryness. It’s important to understand that if the cause of your skin concerns isn’t obvious (like a new laundry detergent) then you need to get to the root of it, which is often internal!
Common skin-related conditions I see in my office:
- Itching (pruritus)
- Dry Skin
- Hives (urticaria)
- Contact dermatitis
Common Causes of Skin Conditions:
- Food sensitivities
- Hormone imbalance
- Thyroid disorder
- Stealth pathogens
- Mycotoxin exposure
- Poor gut function
- Liver stagnation
- Autoimmune conditions
- Histamine intolerance
How I address skin conditions at Balanced Healing:
It can be so tempting to slap a topical cream on your skin condition and call it a day, but I prefer to look at your body as an entire system so I can address it accordingly. I do a deep dive with our goal to appropriately support your internal body systems to externally restore the health of your skin.
What to expect at your first visit:
You would start off with a detailed initial consultation where an analysis of your current presentation of symptoms will be reviewed, in addition to past medical history, past labs, and current lifestyle triggers. Functional labs and standard labs may be part of the bigger picture in understanding the reason behind the skin manifestations. I will put together a personalized protocol for you which may include diet changes, supplementation, and other modalities to support you in healing from the inside out.