Acne

Naturopathic medicine offers a more comprehensive approach to skin healing and addresses the actual causes of distressing whiteheads, blackheads and red inflamed cysts. We focus on getting to the root cause of acne and treating it to heal scars and prevent future flare-ups and breakouts.

Your customized comprehensive treatment plan will include a range of complementary and alternative therapies including lifestyle changes, nutritional strategies, hormone analysis and a personalized supplement and skin care routine.

Key Naturopathic Considerations for Acne:

  • Food sensitivities
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Oxidative stress and toxicity
  • Maldigestion, low stomach acid and deficient digestive enzymes
  • Liver and gallbladder dysfunction
  • Emotional health and physiologic stress responses
  • Accumulated toxicity from medications or the environment
  • Inflammation

Goals of Treatment:

  • Prevent scarring
  • Reduce body inflammation
  • Improve nutrition
  • Rebalance hormones
  • Reduce the number of painful lesions
  • Minimize the stress
  • Improve immune system function to prevent excessive bacterial growth on the skin
  • Testing for and elimination of food allergies