When you’re dealing with any kind of skin issue holistically you are likely addressing nutrient deficiencies or hormonal imbalance.
You may also be working to heal other secondary symptoms like anxiety, depression, irritable bowel, food sensitivities, fatigue, or stress.
Sometimes it feels like you would do anything or take anything to heal your skin. The “magic” pill.
So… you read about how magnesium can have a calming effect for stress reduction and positively affects pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS). And so you get yourself some magnesium capsules.
Then you start reading about hormones and come across another supplement. And then another. And yet another.
Soon you find yourself taking pill after pill yet aren’t getting the results you wanted. Maybe it helped at first but the healing has levelled off. Or you’re frustrated because your acne is now worsening.
You may be taking too many supplements or ones that aren’t benefiting you.
I totally get it. When someone has gone through a similar experience to yours with their skin and sees benefits from taking a certain supplement, you want those benefits too. [Read more…]