Acne is a common skin condition that can affect people of all ages. At VITALIZE, we understand the physical and emotional impact that acne can have on a person, and we are dedicated to helping our patients achieve clear, healthy skin.
Our team of expert naturopathic doctors uses a holistic approach to treating acne, focusing on identifying and addressing the underlying causes of the condition.
Causes of Acne
Acne can have a variety of causes, including:
- Hormonal imbalances: Changes in hormone levels, such as during puberty or menstruation, can cause acne.
- Diet: A diet high in processed foods, sugar, and dairy products may contribute to acne.
- Stress: High levels of stress can lead to hormonal imbalances and inflammation, which can trigger acne.
- Genetics: Family history of acne can increase the likelihood of developing the condition.
The symptoms of acne can vary, but commonly include:
- Blackheads and whiteheads
- Papules and pustules
- Cysts and nodules
- Redness and inflammation
At VITALIZE, we offer a range of acne treatments, including:
- Nutritional support: We may recommend dietary changes or supplements to support healthy skin.
- Herbal therapies: We use a variety of herbal therapies to reduce inflammation and support healthy skin.
- Topical treatments: We may recommend topical treatments to reduce acne symptoms.
- Lifestyle modifications: We work with each patient to identify lifestyle factors that may be contributing to acne, such as stress or diet, and develop a plan to address these factors.
At VITALIZE, we believe in taking a holistic approach to treating acne. We work closely with each patient to develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses their unique needs and goals using naturopathic and functional medicine.