May 2010 | Dermatology/Anti-Aging Medicine Issue
Supporting Skin Through the Aging Process
Carol Morley, BKin, ND and Claire Girgis, HBSC, ND (Candidate)
Discusses how to use diet, lifestyle, supplements and topical therapies to help decrease the aging process.
Thyroid Dysfunction in the Aging Population
Laura Miller-Sickels, NMD
Asserts that the aging process affects the endocrine system, as evidenced by increased prevalence of thyroid dysfunction in the aging population.
Acne Vulgaris: Yes, diet matters
Alan C. Logan, ND, FRSH
Contends that diet plays a large part in the presence of acne, and reviews recent studies that support this statement.
Thyroid and Melanoma
Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO
Discusses recent research and findings regarding TRH and TSH effects on melanoma.
Lori DiBacco, ND, president
Massachusetts Society of Naturopathic Doctors
Message from the President
Alexander P. Cortina, MEd
Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine
A rotating column from the presidents of naturopathic medical colleges.What’s Happening in the Naturopathic Medical Community
“I am Not Miserable for No Reason”
Joseph Kellerstein, DC, ND
Discusses a female patient with complaints of acne, PMDD and depression. Just when the remedy seems evident, the case takes a turn.
Protecting and Supporting Skin Integrity
Jillian Stansbury, ND
Delves into the differences between chronological and photoaging, and offers several herbal remedies to help support the skin and endocrine system. Part 1 of 2.
Nature Cure Clinical Pearls
Our Skin: Window on health, or what the elders knew
Sussanna Czeranko, ND
Early naturopaths knew the importance of skin as an excreting organ. Perspiration, exercise, and cold baths were considered vital in keeping the body and skin healthy.
The Future Isn’t the Same as It Used to Be
David Schleich, PhD
The AANMC and the urgent need for a strategy for fast naturopathic medical education growth.
Medical Resources for NDs
Stacie Deyglio, ND
A review of current publications for the naturopathic industry.