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
  • Pimples
  • Papules and pustules
  • Cysts and nodules
  • Redness and inflammation
Young man with acne

Acne Treatment

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.

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