Nutrition

What is Holistic Dermatology?
holistic dermatology
by Alan M. Dattner, MD on
Holistic dermatology focuses on treating the underlying causes of an individual’s skin problem using the least invasive means first. It focuses on environmental and nutritional factors, gut microbiome and function, and history of exposures to chemicals, organisms and stresses as potential sources of inflammation or modification of the body’s ability to deal with potential antigens setting off …
The Latest on Probiotics and Skin Health
probiotics
by MARY-MARGARET KOBER, MD on
Mary-Margaret Kober, MD of The California Skin Institute comments on the importance of probiotics in skin health. Read her summary below, then review her Anti-Aging Effects of Probiotics JDD manuscript. What was your greatest motivation in writing an article on the topic of probiotics? Patients are always interested in ways to improve and protect their skin. Probiotics offer an exciting and eme …