If you’re suffering from acne, you’re probably putting a pimple cream in your shopping basket. If you’re waging a battle against eczema, chances are you’re looking at cortisone creams. But are these topicals only touching the tip of the iceberg? Or, in other words, you’re only treating a symptom and not the cause?
For many, this is exactly the case. However, more people are finally starting to realise what Hippocrates knew all along – that good health starts in the gut. Also, the state of your digestive tract has a knock-on effect on your entire body, including your skin. This is why, when patients come to us with inflammatory skin conditions like acne, eczema, psoriasis and even rosacea, our first step is to take a closer look at what’s happening within.
Read more in this month's newsletter: Is it just a breakout – or is it a red flag?