180: How Hormones Impact Your Immune System + Skin Health w/ Heather Zwickey, PhD

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! - - - Did you know that your hormones and immune system have a complex relationship? This relationship can impact how often we get sick, why women are more prone to autoimmune conditions…

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.…

130: Cortisol-Skin Connection w/ Brie Wieselman

External and internal stressors can have a negative impact on the skin. My guest today will discuss how various stressors can lead to inflammation, which can lead to skin rash issues.  Or, listen on your favorite app: iTunes (Apple Podcasts) | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Subscribe on Android My guest today, Brie Wieselman, is a digestive and hormonal health specialist who works…

Surprising Reasons Why Medicine For Eczema Won’t Work

Eczema is a deeply misunderstood condition. As a result, the often-prescribed medicine for eczema won't solve the underlying problems that keep triggering a flare. Instead, these eczema medications are often more of a band-aid that keeps you frustratingly stuck in a never-ending cycle of managing your skin. We spend so much time trying to treat eczema from an "outside in" approach without much…

Eczema

Could This Itchy Rash Be Eczema? Wondering what’s causing your dry, itchy skin – and what’s up with those red patches that come and go? There’s a pretty good chance it is eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis. It’s a common skin disorder that often starts in childhood and can run in families. In children, it may clear up and go away on its own. But it can also last into adulthood.…

108: New Research On CBD For Your Rashes w/ Lily Mazzarella

CBD is all the rage at the moment. My guest is back to discuss new research on CBD and its potential for those of us with skin rashes.   Or, listen on your favorite app: iTunes (Apple Podcasts) | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Subscribe on Android My guest today, Lily Mazzarella, MS, CNS, is an herbalist, nutritionist, educator and writer. She is the owner of Farmacopia, a modern…

064: Alternative Eczema Tips To Be More Comfortable During A Flare w/ Jennifer Roberge

Eczema can cause hopelessness, especially when conventional treatments do not work. After years of stress and pain dealing with her son's eczema, my guest was able to not only put her son into remission, but also went on to create natural products specifically designed to soothe eczema flares. Or, listen on your favorite app: iTunes (Apple Podcasts) | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn |…

Medications that Worsen Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a complex autoimmune skin condition that affects up to 11 percent of adults.(1) Symptoms include patches of skin that are dry, sore, itchy, red, and inflamed. Sometimes it also affects the nails and joints. There are two main components that cause and worsen psoriasis. The first component is your genes. Some genes make you more susceptible to certain medical conditions.…

Vitiligo

Vitiligo is an autoimmune skin condition that causes your skin to lose its color in certain areas. It affects an estimated 0.5 -1% of the world’s population. (1) About half of those who have it, first notice it in their twenties, and most will have it for the rest of their lives. (2) Although it rarely causes any health problems, vitiligo's effects are more than just cosmetic.…

New

The funny thing about skin rashes… it feels like being trapped on a hamster wheel. Trapped by skin flares and rashes. You try to deal. Maybe it gets you to some semblance of “normal” and you do so much work *trying* desperately to keep it there. But it’s never for good (or else we wouldn’t be having this conversation). I know that where you are stuck right now feels very…