Please know that if you are taking supplements without professional advice, this can make your acne worse.
Acne was once thought to be primarily a hormonal problem, but we now know that acne is largely an IMMUNE problem. The inflammatory immune response is further exacerbated by hormones and skin barrier dysfunction.
In order to break the acne cycle, our first question is:
The immune contribution to acne is typically shaped by what we call Th1 and Th17 immune types. If you’ve never heard of the immune types – that’s ok!! We are experts in understanding this concept.
As functional medicine practitioners, our job is to take ALL of the factors of acne into consideration. Not only do you need a comprehensive understanding of your hormonal and immunological state, you need to work on factors to reduce excessive sebum production, stress, insulin regulation and dietary advice.
We are condensing all of this information for you into an online course so that you can learn at your own pace. If you are interested in learning with us, subscribe to our email and we’ll keep you in the loop!
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