Winter Weather Guide
Winter can be brutal for those suffering from Atopic Dermatitis, Eczema, or dry skin. This blog shares five ways practitioners can help their patients combat dry, itchy skin this winter.
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.
Botulinum Toxin for Depression
In addition to medical and cosmetic uses, botulinum toxin can have psychological usages as well. Research suggests botulinum toxin offers a significant improvement in symptoms of depression and is considered a safe adjunctive treatment for patients who are receiving pharmaceutical treatment for depression.
HS Management: Sex and Intimacy
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.
Sleep, Eczema, and the Benefits of Melatonin
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.
Quality of Life in Vitiligo
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.
IET 2022 at a Glance
The inaugural Integrative Esthetician Track hosted by LearnSkin was a resounding success! Catch a glimpse of what we covered. You may be inspired 😀
IDS 2022 at a Glance
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
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
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?