Family Medicine

4 Natural Cures for Adult Female Acne through Hormone Regulation

4 Natural Cures for Adult Female Acne through Hormone Regulation

There are 4 main causes for adult female acne. Let’s review these and talk about the ways that natural medicine can help. #1 Inflammation Inflammation is such a buzzword these days. If you’re following the health trends you know it’s something you don’t want, but how do you get rid of it? Take turmeric daily? Well maybe, but how about instead you go to the source and see what is causing it. Inflammation that causes acne is coming from one source. Your diet. Either there is something you’re eating that is triggering an immune (IgG) type reaction or you are eating too many saturated fats....

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Should You Give the Hepatitis B Vaccine to Your Child at Birth?

Should You Give the Hepatitis B Vaccine to Your Child at Birth?

Here is a common scenario. I’m on the phone with an expecting parent and they are interviewing me to be their pediatrician or part of the healthcare team for their baby. Inevitably one of us will bring up vaccines, and 90% of the time I can hear the stress rise in their voices as they grapple with yet another difficult decision as a new parent. Vaccines. What is the best choice for your child? My personal philosophy on vaccines is simple. Vaccines work, there is no question that if you are looking to reduce or eliminate the risk of the disease most vaccines have been studied to show that...

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