The Healthy Skin Show
Summary: Fed up with those skin rashes that just won't go away? Join clinical nutritionist, skin rash expert, and eczema warrior Jennifer Fugo to explore alternative ways to look at your frustrating skin conditions. Together, we'll dive deep to empower and inspire you to see your symptoms from a totally different perspective. Each episode tackles a wide range of chronic skin rash issues including (but not limited to) eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, vitiligo, and seborrheic dermatitis. We pull back the curtain to dish on nutrition, diet, root causes, detoxification, lifestyle changes and even innovative published research that doesn't seem to trickle down to your doctor.
Skin conditions can lead to feelings of powerlessness. In this conversation, I hope we can shift that. My guest today is Kelli Tennant, Host and Founder of Ceremony Wellness. She helps women heal deeply through Functional medicine, Ayurveda and spiritual development. As an advocate for women, Kelli educates on the importance of speaking up, choosing yourself and living authentic in every aspect of life.
“How do I start reintroducing foods that I’ve eliminated without triggering a flare?” It’s a great question and one that my community has asked me repeatedly to address. The problem is that by blaming diet over and over — food fear is created. And let me tell you from personal experience — food fear is very real (and awful).
Modern human beings spend the overwhelming majority of our time indoors. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans spend around 90% of our lives inside. That, combined with our fear of spending too much time in the sun, has led many of us to be deficient in wavelengths of light that are actually incredibly beneficial to our health.
If living with skin rashes weren't enough, compulsive skin picking triggered by those rashes makes everything worse. It makes your level of shame go through the roof and can have a bunch of other unintended negative impacts on your life. More formally as Dermatillomania, it is on the OCD spectrum and can cause additional damage to your skin. So if you're dealing with Dermatillomania because of your rashes, or supporting someone who is, I hope that you find this episode enlightening.
In today's world, germs are the enemy. We are constantly washing our hands, wiping down surfaces, and slathering on the hand sanitizer. But what does this over-sanitization mean for our skin and overall health? Maya Shetreat, MD is a neurologist, herbalist, urban farmer, and author of The Dirt Cure: Healthy Food, Healthy Gut, Happy Child (Simon and Schuster, 2016), which has been translated into ten languages.
Magnesium supplements are probably one of the most common supplements that people take. It is important to convert Vitamin D to its active form. It also activates ATP (your body's energy currency) that I've discussed in a previous episode HERE. But when it comes to picking the right form of magnesium, that's where things can get tricky! In today's episode, I'm going to break all that down for you so you know what the best type is for you!
Speaking about our genitals, specifically problems or rashes around them, can be really embarrassing and awkward. My guest today is here to break the stigma around talking about skin rashes in the genital area. Dr. Jolene Brighten, NMD, is one of the leading experts in women’s medicine and is a pioneer in her exploration of the far-reaching impact of hormonal birth control and the little known side effects that impact health in a large way.
Have you ever tried spraying your skin with magnesium oil spray only to end up super itchy? Or maybe your skin feels like it burns… Magnesium is a pretty popular supplement suggestion. And so is this topical route! But there can be a downside to it. So the question is… is it normal to experience this type of reaction?
Sweetness is too important a part of your flavor palette to remove entirely from your life. But what do you do when consuming sugar results in health problems like candida overgrowth? My good friend Ricki Heller is back to share how you can swap out sugar for natural and healthy alternatives.
When the going gets tough, it can feel too easy to throw in the towel. You might think you're doomed and that nothing can help you. But the truth is, addressing your skin rashes and rebuilding healthier skin takes time… a lot longer than it does for other issues. And you need to know that so that you can manage your expectations.
Struggling with acne as an adult can be frustrating. What many people may not know is that nutrient depletion can impact the onset of acne later in life. My guest today offers some information about what to eat to try and reduce adult acne. My guest today is Autumn Fladmo Smith. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a minor in dance from the University of Montana.
While there can certainly be blessings on your health journey, there’s also a dark side. It’s not uncommon to hear people with eczema, psoriasis and other skin rash conditions share of about their anxiety, depression and even thoughts of suicide. It’s important that we take an honest look at the emotional and mental toll that skin rashes can take on someone. The hope is that we can create awareness and help those who feel as if they are drowning in their toughest moments.
Chronic skin rashes can often lead to a vicious cycle of unpleasant feelings, which many of us don't want to deal with. My guest today will talk more about the different kinds of unpleasant feelings, and why being consumed by them can keep you from being your authentic self. My guest today is best-selling author, consultant, master clinician and media host, Dr. Joan Rosenberg. She is a cutting-edge psychologist who is known as an innovative thinker, acclaimed speaker and trainer.
Can aloe help quell the itch and reduce histamines? Some say yes! There are a number of reasons that people can experience super itchy skin. The most common assumption is high histamines which often drives someone to try a low histamine diet. Histamine isn’t always the root cause — issues like hidden infections and high estrogen can also play a role.
Acne is typically treated with antibiotics, which can have an impact on the gut microbiome. My guest today will explain how, as well as suggest other potential solutions for acne. My guest today is Dr. Raja Sivamani, a board-certified dermatologist who practices at Pacific Skin Institute. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at the University of California, Davis and Director of Clinical Research and the Clinical Trials Unit.