When the skin is healthy, it is covered by a diverse mix of microbes, including bacteria, viruses and fungi. When in balance, these microbes have a symbiotic relationship
Feel like you are stuck in the itch-scratch cycle? Have you worked your way through conventional eczema treatments but still haven’t found the relief you were looking for?
Psoriasis is best known as a skin condition however it can also be considered a systemic illness due to the involvement of the immune system, joints, nails and comorbidities such as heart disease, obesity and depression.
It can be a daunting experience starting a new treatment.
“Will it work this time?” “How much will it cost?” “What will I have to change?”
These are all valid questions we deserve to have answered before we commit to a new therapy and practitioner.
Eczema is a word we associate with images of a red, dry and itchy rash that so many of us experience as children, almost as though it was a rite of passage.
It is true that eczema is a very common condition that can affect up to 30% of children in Australia.
The keto diet is one of the most popular diets for those trying to lose excess fat. It is also well known for its positive health benefits for conditions such as epilepsy, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. But how does the evidence stack up when it comes to the keto diet and psoriasis?
Topical Steroids (TS) are one of the most frequently prescribed treatments in Dermatology. Their fast acting, anti-inflammatory actions make them popular treatments for patients and prescribers alike. But, like any medication, TS can have side effects. Learn more about the latest understanding of long term TS use in our latest blog
Stress creates illness and illness creates stress. It’s a cycle that so many with chronic skin issues struggle to break free from. This blog is a must read for anyone experiencing stress-flares
Topical steroid addiction (TSA), topical steroid withdrawal (TSW) or red skin syndrome (RSS) has been found to be a side effect of long term over-use or misuse of topical steroids, particularly in patients with atopic dermatitis (eczema).
Fish oil supplements can have anti-inflammatory benefits, but is it better to take supplements or eat the real thing? Learn why we rarely prescribe fish oil
Stress is a well-documented trigger AND comorbidity of many skin conditions including psoriasis, eczema, rosacea and acne. But stress is very much a subjective term. Learning what it is that your mind and/or body finds stressful is the key to managing your flares and the answer might surprise you…
Like many organs, the skin is regulated by our circadian rhythm. Learn how tuning into your internal clock can optimise skin health