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Inflammaging: Causes and Prevention for Chronic Inflammation

What is Inflammaging? Inflammaging is chronic low-grade inflammation associated with the aging process. Sometimes described as smoldering…

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What are sun protection supplements? Do they work?

There’s no magic pill to protect your skin from sun exposure. But there are sun protection supplements that may offer a measure of protection for…

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Green Tea For Skin And Acne: Benefits & How To Use

A cup of green tea is not only great for the body — patients can use green tea for skin because it has many skin benefits. Many dermatologists also…

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What Is The Sirtuin Diet? What To Eat & How To Get Started

There’s no shortage of fad diets out there. One that has been making the rounds most recently is the sirtuin diet, with the singer Adele even giving…

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Considering Sulfur For Acne? Benefits, Side Effects, & More

Sulfur for acne isn’t new to the world of skincare. The element has been used in the battle for clear skin since ancient times and within Chinese…

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Spironolactone For Acne: How It Impacts Women’s Breakouts

Odds are that about half of the women you know have struggled with hormonal acne. Many of them have never even heard of spironolactone for hormonal…

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Zinc for Acne: Does It Work, and How Much Should You Take?

Acne vulgaris may seem like a never-ending battle against nature. Whether it’s hormonal acne, cystic acne, seasonal, stress-induced, or just plain…

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2 Types of Face Mapping to Improve Skin Health

The ancient practice of face mapping has gotten a facelift in recent years with its increasing popularity. Face mapping may play a part in clearing…

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Guide to Intermittent Fasting for Acne: Does it work?

Intermittent fasting (IMF) has been all the rage for weight loss, but have you ever considered it for skin health?  As a dermatologist, I want to…

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Chinese Medicine for Acne: 5 Steps to Heal Breakouts

If you’ve been struggling with chronic breakouts and would like to try a more natural treatment style, Chinese herbal medicine for acne may be a…