What Dietary And Lifestyle Changes Get Rid Of Acne?

Episode 621 15m


Typically, the first thing we reach for to deal with acne is a lotion, potion, or cream to apply to the skin—and conventional medicine doctors frequently prescribe birth control pills. These approaches do not target the root cause of acne, however. A growing body of research suggests it’s not what we slather on our skin that matters most but rather what is going on inside our body.

In today’s episode of my series I’m calling Health Bites, I talk about acne—the number-one skin condition in the United States—and its effects on not just millions of teenagers but an increasing number of adults.


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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of the Doctor's Pharmacy... Dr. Mark Hyman: I often treat the face by treating the gut. It's not what you put on your skin that matters, it's what you put in your mouth that matters. That is determining a lot of what's happening with our skin health. So beauty and skin health really comes from the inside out. Hey, everybody. Welcome to the Doctor's Pharmacy. It's Dr. Mark Hyman, and this is a place for conversations that matter. Today I'm bringing you a new feature of the doctor's pharmacy called Health Bites, to improve your health by taking small steps every day that can lead to big changes over time. So today we're talking about acne. Yes, acne, the number one skin condition in..

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Ep. 621 - What Dietary And Lifestyle Changes Get Rid Of Acne?