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IDS 2022 at a Glance

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The fifth annual Integrative Dermatology Symposium was a resounding success! Catch a glimpse of what we covered throughout the session. You may be inspired 😀

HS Stigmas: Separating Fact From Fiction

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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.

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?

Holistic Wellness At Home

Self Care Holistic wellness at home - recipes, tips, and tricks for all things skin care

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.

How Is Acne Difference In Darker Skin

How is acne different in darker skin - diagnosis

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?

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.

Hair Matters: Emotional Aspect of Hair Loss

Hair Matters: Emotional Aspects of Hair Loss - Dermatology

The emotional toll from hair loss goes beyond skin deep. There are many negative emotions and feelings that come with hair loss, and these must be acknowledged by physicians to care for patients holistically.

5 Supplements for Sun Protection

5 Nutritional 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.

An Overview of the Microbiome for Estheticians

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.

Skin From an Ayurvedic Perspective

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.