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IDS 2022 at a Glance

The Future of Dermatology Is Integrative #idermblog Take me back to the blog → #IDERM2022 AT A GLACE Skin Health / Events Abby Leigh Hargis

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HS Stigmas: Separating Fact From Fiction

Most of us have heard misconceptions about HS before. Unfortunately, the misconceptions and stigmas run deep, including being ingrained in the opinions of some in the medical field. Seeking help from those who perpetuate the stigmas is counterproductive, and the experts at HS Connect are working diligently to change that.

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The Microbiome in Vitiligo

The Microbiome in Vitiligo

Scientists have shown that multiple skin diseases, including acne, eczema, and seborrheic dermatitis, are associated with abnormal changes in the skin microbiome. Have you considered how the skin microbiome might play a role in skin health and understanding vitiligo?

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Skingredient: Nicotinamide

Nicotinamide (also known as niacinamide) is a form of vitamin B3 and is typically used by dermatologists as a dietary supplement. However, nicotinamide is a versatile vitamin widely used as an ingredient in topical skincare products.

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Holistic Wellness At Home

A virtual guide shedding light on the potential toxins we’re exposed to in our daily lives. Download to learn more about minimizing toxic home exposure from cleaning and personal care products, furniture, carpets, paint, food, and water with Dr. Kennard’s secret nontoxic clean recipes and favorite women’s herbal medicine recipes.

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Skingredient: R for Retinol and Renewed Skin

Skingredient: R for Retinol and Renewed Skin

Retinol is a vitamin and ingredient commonly used in many skin care regimens and products available over the counter. Here, we delve into the science and the studies behind retinol and what you should know about using retinol in your skincare routine.

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How Is Acne Difference In Darker Skin

Skin pigmentation is one of the most variable and distinguishing factors in humans. In the case of acne, it is reported to be one of the more prevalent dermatologic conditions in people with darker skin tones. The causes of acne in darker skin do not differ from those with lighter skin; however, the question that should be asked is: How is acne different in darker skin?

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Live to Serve Academy Partnership

Life is challenging and complicated. This is why your health regime needs to be simple and straightforward. Optimize your essential daily activities, reduce your burnout, and feel confident in your body with 20% off IDS instructor Sami Hewinson’s Sattva System Live Program!

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Mental Health in Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Mental Health in Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa suffer more from a mental health standpoint than those with other common skin conditions. Healthcare providers and those afflicted should understand that the disease’s chronic nature can affect physical and psychological health.

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See the Difference Made by Vitamin C

See the Difference Made by Vitamin C

Vitamin C is also one of the skin’s naturally occurring antioxidants. Unfortunately, our skin’s vitamin C content decreases with age, sun exposure, and pollution, which is why we need to add it back into our diets and skin care routines.

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5 Nutritional Supplements for Sun Protection

5 Supplements for Sun Protection

While avoiding intense sunlight, sun-protective clothing and sunscreens are important to prevent sun damage; oral supplements have gained popularity in their potential to help with sun protection. Learn what supplements may help your patients.

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Acne Medications and the Sun

A popular belief is that sunlight is a good treatment for acne because it helps to “dry out” the face and reduce the oiliness that can cause acne. This article will describe some basic terms that explain how sunlight can damage the skin when combined with certain medications with a specific focus on acne medications.

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Diversifying your Business with Services for Men

Do you consider opening your books to the male population and find yourself overwhelmed with concern, racing thoughts, and ultimately deciding to leave that money up for the taking? For those that offer the advanced modalities in their treatment room, this is the perfect time to show men they can get fast service with no downtime and put their best face forward for upcoming executive meetings or that hot date next Saturday.

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Overview of the microbiome for estheticians

An Overview of the Microbiome for Estheticians

The microbiome is an important community of microbes found in many areas of the body, such as the gut and the skin. When the gut or the skin microbiome shifts out of balance, this can set up the body for skin inflammation. While foods, botanicals, and supplements can help shift the microbiome, the esthetician’s role is to introduce topical ingredients to help bring skin back into balance.

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5 alternatives to steroids for eczema

5 Alternatives to Steroid Cream for Eczema

Steroids work well to treat eczema, but many side effects can be concerning. Generally, steroids are safe to use but overuse can lead to side effects such as skin thinning. Read about five non-steroidal treatments for eczema to consider.

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Collaboration Cures

Collaboration Cures 2022 – AAOSH Partnership

Conventional medicine has long been drawn from naturally derived sources – including aspirin from the willow tree, digoxin for heart failure, vincristine for cancer treatment, and statins for cholesterol. Dermatology is no exception.

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Skin From an Ayurvedic Perspective

Starting their life with a life-long disease that has no cure can be highly distressing for children. The impact of psoriasis on the quality of life in children is more significant than that of other chronic diseases such as asthma, epilepsy, and diabetes.

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Quality of Life With a Skin Disease

While one disease may affect the physiological aspects of the body, another can affect the psychological need for human interaction. While skin diseases may seem more superficial when compared to the myriad of potential internal diseases, individuals suffering from skin diseases have deeper psychological effects.

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