Every now and then someone emails me asking if they should take probiotics for acne, and if so, what kind of probiotics? In this post I’ll do my best to answer those questions. I realize that this post will repeat some things I’ve said on other posts, but I wanted to write this to pul
I have another reader question post for you, this time dealing with probiotics and gut health. This is a follow up to the previous reader question post about Candida. The person emailed me with follow up questions to that post. Since the email is a bit long, I broke it up in pieces an
According to a new study published at the Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery, probiotic supplementation may fight acne and reduce side-effects from oral antibiotics. This is going to be a rather short post as the details of the study are in short supply. But this is an importan
There’s a good reason to believe gut health is linked to skin health. Gut problems are more common in acne patients, and treating those reduces acne. With the why out of the way we should turn to how. What are the gut problems that aggravate acne and how we can treat them? I spent the
Antibiotics are the first-line treatment for moderate to severe acne. And most acne patients walk out from dermatologist’s office with a prescription for course of oral antibiotics. Doctors prescribe and we take them assuming they are safe and without much thought to the consequences.