sun-protection

An Integrative Look at Sun & Skin Cancer

Most of us were taught from a young age that it is important to apply the highest SPF sunscreen available, and to apply it often. Some of my friends weren’t allowed to play outside until they were slathered in a thick coat of sunscreen. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that skin cancer is the Read More

itching

An Itchy Situation… Treating Chronic Skin Irritation

Have you ever had skin that itched so bad and the itch wouldn’t go away? Have you ever had hives from an unknown trigger?¬†Chronic hives, also called¬†chronic urticaria, causes an itchy, red rash on the skin. Many times people will go to their providers to be placed on oral or topical steroids and antihistamine medications. Read More