174: When Topical Steroid Withdrawal Gets Complicated

This episode is bought to you by Quell -- to help support rebuilding healthy skin from the outside-in + inside-out! Take 10% off your next order! Use promo code QUELL10 at check out — Get started HERE! - - - The topic of topical steroids is a tricky one… very controversial these days for some who’ve discovered that their body has become addicted. As you know, I’ve covered Topical…

162: Loss + Trauma Associated With Topical Steroid Withdrawal w/ Kathryn Tullos

Topical Steroid Withdrawal (TSW) can cause chaos in the body. But it can also begin to affect one's emotional health, as well as their relationships. Or, listen on your favorite app: iTunes (Apple Podcasts) | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Subscribe on Android My guest today, Kathryn Tullos is a Registered Nurse from Houston, Texas with a degree in Communications. She is a wife and…

156: Recovering From Topical Steroid Withdrawal w/ Briana Banos

If you've been following the show for a while, you've heard me talk about Topical Steroid Withdrawal (TSW). I find it fascinating, which is why I was so thrilled to talk to today's guest, Briana Banos. Briana released an incredible documentary about TSW to raise awareness about this little-known condition. Or, listen on your favorite app: iTunes (Apple Podcasts) | Spotify | Stitcher |…

144: How Chinese Medicine Can Help Topical Steroid Withdrawal w/ Dr. Olivia Hsu Friedman, DACM

Topical Steroid Withdrawal (TSW) is becoming more well known, but many Western medicine practitioners don't adequately recognize or treat it. My guest today will explain how Eastern medicine can help. Or, listen on your favorite app: iTunes (Apple Podcasts) | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Subscribe on Android My guest today is Dr. Olivia Hsu Friedman, DACM, LAc, Dipl.OM. She is the…

132: What is Topical Steroid Withdrawal? w/ Kathryn Tullos

Many steroid (topical, oral, etc.) users are not given clear guidelines for how to safely use their steroid. This can lead to a condition called Topical Steroid Withdrawal Syndrome (TSW), which can severely impact the skin and overall health.  Or, listen on your favorite app: iTunes (Apple Podcasts) | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Subscribe on Android My guest today, Kathryn Tullos is a…

096: Topical Steroid Withdrawal (A Personal Story) w/ Louise King

The conventional treatment for skin rash issues like eczema is topical steroid creams. Trying to go off the creams after a long period of time can lead to a little known condition called topical steroid withdrawal (TSW).  Or, listen on your favorite app: iTunes (Apple Podcasts) | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Subscribe on Android My guest today is Louise King, a 28 year-old from the…

153: Steroids + Cortisol: How To Pinpoint Adrenal Problems w/ Dr. Carrie Jones

Adrenal insufficiency is a relatively new term for when the adrenal glands do not produce enough cortisol. Did you know that steroids can play a role in cortisol suppression? Or, listen on your favorite app: iTunes (Apple Podcasts) | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Subscribe on Android My guest today is Dr. Carrie Jones, an internationally recognized speaker, consultant, and educator on…

104: Topical B12 For Skin Rashes w/ Dr. Peter Lio

For those of us with chronic skin rashes, topical steroid creams are usually the first thing prescribed. But many of us aren't given any guidelines for the safe use of these topicals, or informed about alternative treatments we can utilize. Or, listen on your favorite app: iTunes (Apple Podcasts) | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Subscribe on Android My guest today is Dr. Peter Lio. Dr.…

How Steroid Creams Make Your Skin Rashes Worse

If you’ve ever had a persistent itchy skin rash, you’re probably familiar with topical steroids, aka corticosteroids. Topical steroids are one of the primary treatments for skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, and atopic dermatitis (AD). It makes sense - symptoms like redness, irritation, and itchy, flaky skin are annoying and painful. Of course, the first thing you want to do is stop the…

147: Could Breast Implant Illness Be Your Rash Trigger? w/ Dr. Anthony Youn

Today's episode is focused on breast implant illness, and its possible link to skin rashes. My guest will explain exactly what breast implant illness is, and why women may experience it. Or, listen on your favorite app: iTunes (Apple Podcasts) | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Subscribe on Android My guest today, Anthony Youn, M.D. F.A.C.S, is known as America's Holistic Beauty Doc. He is…