Skin conditions or disorders vary greatly in symptoms and severity. They can be temporary or permanent, and may be painless or painful. Below are some of the more common skin conditions that can be treated with nutritional protocols.
Acne is a common skin condition that causes spots, oily skin and sometimes skin that’s hot or painful to touch.
What Causes Acne?
Acne is most commonly linked to changes in hormone levels during puberty , but can start at any age.
How Can Nutritional Therapy Help with Acne?
The incidence of acne is linked to the Western diet. An analysis of diet and setting goals to help reduce bacteria and inflammation can be very effective in the management of this condition.
Psoriasis causes patches of skin that are dry, red and covered in silver scales, most commonly on the knees, elbows, trunk and scalp. Some people may find their psoriasis causes itching or soreness.
What Causes Psoriasis?
It is thought to be an immune system problem, causing regenerating of skin at a faster than normal rate.
How Can Nutritional Therapy Help With Psoriasis?
There are many dietary regimes which have been successful in the management of psoriasis. From carrying out a detailed analysis of you dietary intake a personalised nutritional plan can be adapted to successfully alleviate symptoms.
Also known as Atopic Dermatitis, eczema is a condition that makes you skin itchy and red. Common in children however it can occur at any age and maybe accompanied by asthma or hay fever.
What Causes Eczema?
Family history, allergies, chemicals in cleaning products and more.
How Can Nutritional Therapy Help With Eczema?
Naturopathic nutrition aims to understand the underlying cause and work with a plan to avoid flare ups and manage the condition.