Healing the Gut to Treat Psoriasis?
Healing the gut to treat psoriasis
by InYoung Kim, MD, PhD on
“All disease starts in the gut.”  This saying may sound like a new fad, but in fact, this is quoted from Hippocrates himself (470-36 BCE) who proposed this--- not ten years ago, a hundred years ago, but thousands of years ago!  Praised as one of the most influential figures in medicine and healing, Hippocrates upheld the theory of autointoxication, which claimed that by-products of incompl …
Sleep Like a Baby: Integrative Tips for Sleep in Atopic Dermatitis
Dr. Vivian Shi
by InYoung Kim, MD, PhD on
Sleep is essential for our overall well-being and one of the pillars of atopic dermatitis management.  Unfortunately, we don’t learn or talk about this much in dermatology.  Don’t fret- Dr. Vivian Shi shares her integrative strategies for optimizing sleep in atopic dermatitis! Can you imagine what your life would be like if you weren't able to sleep well for more than 5 nights a week?  T …
Oral Collagen Supplementation: Hype or Not?
oral collagen
by InYoung Kim, MD, PhD on
“You are what you eat.” Do you believe that this statement applies to your skin?  What does the gut have to do the skin anyway?  Well, more than we previously thought.  Not only are skin and the GI system similar in that they are 24/7 exposed to the outside world and thus have similar protective and regulatory immune mechanisms, but the skin responds to what we eat!  While this has been a …
Microbiome Skin-Gut-Brain Axis and Vibrational Cosmetics
Kavita Beri Microbiome Skin Brain Gut Axis resized
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
An interview with Dr. Kavita Beri The microbiome is a hot topic of research, and we are beginning to see new studies exploring how commensal organisms may have a positive impact when it comes to skin disease and cosmetics. Dr. Kavita Beri, a physician focusing on aesthetics, has written several interesting review articles highlighting the role of harnessing the microbiome …
Botulinum Toxin for Rosacea
by ANNA H. CHACON, MD on
Dr. Anna Chacon, Next Steps Correspondent personally selected by Dr. Wendy Roberts, shares a recap and pearls from Dr. Erin Gilbert’s "Botulinum Toxin for Rosacea” lecture presented at the 2018 Generational DermatologyTM Palm Springs Symposium.Next Steps in Derm is published by SanovaWorks. Dr. Erin Gilbert, an internationally recognized board-certified dermatologist and founder and …