Self-care is the greatest gift you can give. The ‘Self-Indulgent Treatments’ virtual guide by LearnSkin Faculty member, Amy Branum, is filled with recipes and practices. Find your favorite combination and set aside time each week to indulge.
The topic of sex can be tricky to address with your patients and even more so with patients whose sex life and confidence are interrupted by painful or stigmatized health conditions such as Hidradenitis Suppurativa. HS Connect Founder Brindley Brooks gets real about her first-hand experience navigating sex and intimacy from a patient perspective.
Interestingly, people with eczema report much worse itching at nighttime. Melatonin is vital to regulate the circadian rhythm allowing for efficient sleep, and supplementation in children with eczema may significantly improve sleep duration and quality.
Medical treatment for vitiligo should not only focus on improving the appearance of the affected areas, but help elevate self-esteem through activities not directly related to outward appearance. While many treatment options are available to treat the underlying disease, the psychological effects of vitiligo may be best remedied with public awareness.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?