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Skin Disorders

Types of psoriasis and how your gut health could be the underlying cause

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that speeds up the lifecycle of your skin cells. Its symptoms manifest on your skin yet it is caused by your immune system going rogue and attacking your own tissues. When it comes to psoriasis treatment options, conventional medicine uses a “one-size-fits-all” approach to address psoriasis symptoms.   A Functional…

Histamine Intolerance – Signs and symptoms of histamine intolerance and natural treatment for allergies and skin conditions

April 27 2020 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Respiratory System, Skin Disorders,

Histamine intolerance is often a key underlying cause of skin conditions and allergies that affect people in Perth and Australia-wide.  Histamine intolerances are often caused by bacterial overgrowth, SIBO, low methylation, a poor functioning DAO enzyme in the gut, high oxalates, and insufficiency of key nutrients such as B6 that support the clearance of histamine.…

How treating an unhealthy gut can improve skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis

There is much research that links our gut health with a variety of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and acne. Most of us experience troublesome skin conditions at some point in our lives but there are people who deal with chronic skin conditions that seriously impact the quality of their lives. If you have…

Urticaria / Hives

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Skin Disorders,

Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Urticaria (also known as hives) is a common eruption characterised by short term swelling of the skin, manifesting as raised, often itchy, red welts on the surface of the skin. It is usually caused by an allergic reaction which causes histamine release.  One off outbreaks of hives will usually resolve themselves…

Rosacea

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Skin Disorders,

Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Rosacea is a chronic, inflammatory, acne-like eruption on the face of middle-aged and older adults characterised by facial reddening.  Most cases are associated with moderate to severe sebum production, which can give rise to pustules. It primarily occurs over the cheeks and nose. More common in middle-aged to older women, but…

Psoriasis

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Skin Disorders,

Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition affected the skin causing an overproduction of skin cells. It is a chronic, recurring condition that can vary in severity, and can occur anywhere on the body, but commonly affects the elbows, knees, scalp, sacrum and genitals. Unlike eczema, it tends to occur on surfaces on…

Eczema and Dermatitis

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Skin Disorders,

Dematitis & Eczema treatment. There are numerous different types and causes of dermatitis with the most chronic being Eczema. There are many forms of eczema treatment depending on the causes. People may also suffer contact dermatitis, a skin irritation resulting directly from contact with an allergenic substance: Dermatitis literally means ‘inflammation of the skin’, which…

Alopecia

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Skin Disorders,

Alopecia is the absence or thinning of hair. It may be caused by physical damage to the hair itself or the hair follicle, but is most often the result of changes in the natural hair growth cycle. 95% of hair loss in both men and women is genetic in origin (androgenetic).  Other forms of Alopecia…

Natural Acne Treatments

July 30 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Skin Disorders,

Our Perth natural medicine clinic specialises in natural acne treatments. We treat the underlying cause of acne and resolve the root cause. Many of our natural acne treatments focus on the gut, methylation, detoxification and hormone clearance and balance. read on for more about how we treat acne. Acne vulgaris is characterised by increased sebum…