Getting a proper diagnosis for a skin condition can be a slow and frustrating process. Too often, skin ailments are dismissed as inconsequential, even when they are causing significant physical and psychological discomfort. Even relatively minor acne, psoriasis, or rosacea can have a profound effect on a person’s emotional well-being.
In addition, many skin conditions share similar symptoms and features, have overlapping underlying mechanisms, and may even benefits from some of the same interventions. This can make things quite confusing both for patients and physicians!
At NaturallyHealthySkin.org, the focus is on providing accurate, helpful information that you can use to take action to better support the health of your skin. If you’re struggling to feel heard by healthcare professionals, consider taking a print-out of relevant pages on this site to your next medical appointment.
To make sure you receive appropriate treatment, an accurate diagnosis of eczema, psoriasis, acne, rosacea, erythema migrans, or other skin condition is essential. Having a proper medical diagnosis can also help you to figure out how best to modify your diet, lifestyle, and any other factors that may be affecting the health of your skin.
Conditions we’ve covered so far
As NaturallyHealthySkin.org grows, more information will be provided on the diagnosis of skin conditions. For now, conditions covered include:
- Acne rosacea
- Baby eczema
- Seborrheic dermatitis.