Does Dairy Cause Acne?

A new medical study takes a look at whether dairy is associated with acne in teens.     I love love love skin and eagerly took three times the amount of dermatology training in medical school and internship than my classmates because I find skin so absolutely fascinating. More on that in a minute. But first, this study in particular peaked my interest because I am asked by patients all the time whether dairy is a trigger for acne. The Study (published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology in August 2016):   Researchers looked at over 220 […]

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Sleep: An Easy Way To Prevent Asthma

  A new medical study revealed that there is a huge association between insomnia and asthma… …which is good news, because that means there are tons of holistic, simple, supportive things you can do today to decrease your risk of asthma. The Study: (published Feb 1, 2017 in the European Respiratory Journal.)   Researchers followed over 17,000 patients in a long term study over the span of 11 years. Patients were ages 20 – 65 years old Patients had data collected to analyze sleep quality, patterns of sleep, difficulty with going to sleep or staying asleep, and asthma symptoms including

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