Christmas and acne survival guide

With the excitement of Christmas comes the dread of Christmas breakouts.

In this post, I’ll be talking about how to tackle Christmas breakouts and acne, talking about what may be causing them and how we can work to oust them for when 2022 rolls around.

The causes of Christmas breakouts

Let’s talk about breakouts. When our sebaceous glands, our oil factories in our dermis (the living layer of the skin), create too much oil, it intermingles with dead skin cells to create plugs in our pores.…

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PCOS – Cysts vs Follicles, what’s actaully occuring in PCOS?

PCOS – Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome. 

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition not specific or limited to our ovaries. It impacts our overall health.  As it is follicles, not cysts occurring in PCOS. PCOS impacts much more than just our ovaries. Is it time for a much-needed name change?

What are the stats?

PCOS affects 12 -21 % of women of reproductive age.

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What to do with Post Pill Acne

Post Pill Acne: How to come off the pill with ease!

I get it, you are ready to come off the pill, for whatever reason; you need a break, you are ready to try for a baby, the pill is giving you side effects, or you just want to see what a real period is like.…

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Acne treatment – Spironolactone / Aldactone

What is it?

Spironolactons is a potassium-sparing diuretic.

This drug prevents your body from absorbing too much salt and keeps your potassium levels from getting too low.

Spironolactone is used to treat things like;

  • heart failure,
  • high blood pressure (hypertension)
  • hypokalemia (low potassium levels in the blood).

It is also used to treat acne.

How it helps acne

It is also an androgen receptor antagonist.

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Fatigue, Energy and Detoxing

Fatigue is a subjective feeling of tiredness that has a gradual onset. Fatigue can be acute or chronic and can have physical or mental causes. Often detoxing can help with fatigue and improve energy.

Toxicity literally is how poisonous something is. Many substances are only slightly poisonous so that lesser amounts can be consumed without harm.

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