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That Rash Around Your Mouth Might Be Perioral Dermatitis

That Rash Around Your Mouth Might Be Perioral Dermatitis

Rashes near the mouth or on the face can be caused by various conditions. Sometimes they are the result of a condition called perioral dermatitis. Differentiation of mouth/face rashes is important because the treatments for allergic contact dermatitis, acne, rosacea, or eczema can make perioral dermatitis worse.

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Integrative View of Atopic Dermatitis Part II: The TCM Basics

Integrative View of Atopic Dermatitis Part II: The TCM Basics

[This article was originally written for Acupuncture Today January, 2012, Vol. 13, Issue 01.  This basic overview of eczema is a composite of the information available in other posts on this blog.  It is intended as a more concise summary for practitioners to reference, though the list of tips at the end are for both […]

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Intergrative View of Atopic Dermatitis Part I: The Biomedical Basics

Intergrative View of Atopic Dermatitis Part I: The Biomedical Basics

[This article was originally written for Acupuncture Today December, 2011, Vol. 12, Issue 12.  This basic overview of eczema is a composite of the information available in other posts on this blog.  It is intended as a more concise summary for practitioners to reference.] WHAT IS ECZEMA? Before we can differentiate eczema according to TCM, we […]

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Chinese Medicine Dermatology: I Will Never Stop Learning For You

Chinese Medicine Dermatology: I Will Never Stop Learning For You

If you have followed me on social media at all through recent years, you already know my dedication to my patients and to Chinese Medicine Dermatology.  I strive to be the best practitioner of Chinese Medicine I can possibly be.  I want to offer the best diagnostic and treatment skills to my patients.  When I […]

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Getting Started in Chinese Medicine Dermatology

Getting Started in Chinese Medicine Dermatology

If you follow me here or on social media, you’ll already know that I am very passionate about dermatology and using Chinese Herbal Medicine to treat skin diseases.  If you are a current practitioner of Chinese Medicine or a student who has finished herbal training, I’ve got some good news for you.  I am going […]

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Why Am I Suddenly Allergic to Products I Never Reacted to Before?

Why Am I Suddenly Allergic to Products I Never Reacted to Before?

You’ve used the same lip balm forever, and you never had a reaction to it before.  But all of a sudden (it seems), you have itchy lips or a bit of a red rash around your mouth or even a few small, itchy bumps.  If you really think about it, maybe you recall this happening […]

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Chronic Skin Problems – How Zi Zai Dermatology Will Help You

Chronic Skin Problems – How Zi Zai Dermatology Will Help You

At Zi Zai Dermatology, we understand that chronic skin problems can affect your life. Imagine being a waitress with eczema on your hands. Each time you serve a plate of food or a drink to a customer, you worry what they think of the red, scaling skin and fissures on your hands. Consider being a […]

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Will products from Zi Zai Dermatology cure my chronic skin condition?

Will products from Zi Zai Dermatology cure my chronic skin condition?

No, products from Zi Zai Dermatology won’t cure your chronic skin condition. Unfortunately, putting a substance on the skin cannot cure psoriasis, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, acne or other chronic skin disease. Any chronic skin problem should be evaluated by a dermatologist. See our resource page for links to find a qualified TCM practitioner near you […]

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Studying Chinese Medicine Abroad: London 2015

Studying Chinese Medicine Abroad: London 2015

Last month I had the honor of being interviewed by my wonderful colleague Michelle Grasek for her blog Modern Acupuncture.  Below is the written interview, in its entirety.  Michelle asked the questions and I provided the answers.  Enjoy… ORIGINALLY POSTED by Michelle Grasek on ModernAcu.com on JULY 23, 2015: Welcome to the second installment of […]

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2015 Dermatology Diploma Course in London

2015 Dermatology Diploma Course in London

This year, I have the privilege to be among the elite class of international health care practitioners studying Traditional Chinese Medicine for Dermatology in London.  This TCM Dermatology Diploma Course is taught by world-renown Chinese Medicine practitioner Mazin Al-Khafaji.  Taking this course has been one of my recent dreams.  I am gushing even as I […]

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