HORMONAL ACNE SOLUTION

Are you suffering from acne breakouts?

If you are, then you probably have hormonal acne.

You might ask, “Why do I have this and how can it be treated?”

In this page, we will help you by identifying what’s truly contributing to your acne breakouts so that you can be more in control of how your skin behaves. Depending on what we find, we can either remove, replace, or restore balance to your skin.

Dr. Terry’s approach to clearing hormonal acne is finding the root cause of the problem first and foremost before recommending a patient any skin care products:

“WHEN I REALISE THE SKIN IS AN EXTENSION OF THE SOUL AND A REFLECTION OF A HEALTHY BODY AND A HAPPY MIND, IT CHANGED THE WAY I PRACTISED SKIN CARE.”

These are the skin concerns you may be experiencing right now and some of which may be recurring:

  • Acne
  • Cystic acne
  • Acne rosacea
  • Sensitive skin
  • Oily skin
  • Post birth control pill breakouts
  • Skin preparation before stopping the pill
  • PCOS
  • Congestion
  • Acne scars and pigmentation
  • PMS
  • Skin changes due to perimenopause and menopause

Recurring skin concerns or issues can be quite frustrating.

Worry no more! We are here to help you address it through understanding your skin and hormones better and how you can navigate and flow through your unique season in life.

As an Integrative Skin & Hormone Doctor, Dr. Terry now offers 2-6 session programs depending on your needs and level of support required.

These programs help you to:

  • Know your skin and hormones a whole lot better
  • Simplify your routines while maximising the results
  • Create healthy habits that are easy to follow, sustainable, and caters to your need
  • Calm and heal your skin inside out, being more resilient
  • Learn to be in tune with your skin and trust its healing properties

If you are looking for an inside-out approach and are open to a new way of clearing your skin, you can read about the programs offered at the bottom of this page.

What is acne?

Acne is an inflammatory skin condition arising as a result of blockage that occur in the hair follicles. Sebaceous glands at the follicles are stimulated by hormones (which is why acne often occurs from puberty onwards) and these release sebum.

If the sebum is excessive or blocked from leaving the follicle, bacteria can proliferate in the follicle and the resulting inflammation causes a pimple or spot. The bacteria propionibacterium acnes has been shown to be responsible for acne.

There are different severities of acne ranging from whiteheads to cysts. The discomfort levels and risks of scarring increase depending on the the scale of severity. Varying factors influence the risks and level of acne and these should be examined before treatment.

You can watch Dr. Terry’s video for further information: ‘Hormonal Acne – How Do You know?’

Programs Offered

Depending on your needs and level of support required, Dr. Terry currently offers these programs to help you clear your hormone acne and maintain clear skin.

“Fine Tune” Skin Energy Program

This is ideal for people who have done a lot of alternative or complementary work on their own and have worked with or currently working with a nutritionist or functional practitioner and just need a little extra support.

This program costs £650 which involves 2 sessions – an initial consultation of up to 45 minutes and a 30 minute-review 2-3 months later.

If you decide to choose this program, a questionnaire will be required before the first consultation is conducted. During the first consultation, Dr. Terry will assess your skin routine, your food journal, supplement protocol and the programs you’ve gone through in the past, and make the necessary recommendations.

If you would like Dr. Terry to analyse test results which you’ve had in the past or elsewhere, there will be additional analysing costs such as:

  • Blood test or Food sensitivity test for £50. If both tests are taken, it will be priced at £85.
  • DUTCH test or GI Stool test for £150. If both tests are taken, it will be at £200.
  • If 3 tests or more, it will be at £250.

Please take note, skin products, supplements and herbs recommended are not included in the pricing above and will need to be purchased separately.

“Deep Dive” Skin Energy Program

This program is suitable for people who need extra support in nutrition, gut health & energy management.

This program is also suitable if you want to clear your acne after you stopped using birth control pills or planning to stop it, and want to prepare your skin to minimise possible break-outs.

This program costs £1800 which involves 3 sessions over a space of 3 months and includes a DUTCH Plus hormone test (this can be swapped for a Food Inflammation Test or a GI360 stool test depending on your symptom profile).

A 30-page functional health questionnaire will be sent to you for completion prior to your first consultation. Analysing time will be included for other tests done in the past or elsewhere.

If required based on the assessment – food plans, supplement protocols and summary guides will be provided.

“Evolve” Skin Energy Program

This last program is for people who need extra accountability and motivation for holistic skin health.

If you are looking to heal inside out, not just your skin but also balancing your hormones, looking and feeling your best with each passing year, naturally and holistically, then this program will most definitely suit you.

This program cost £3800 which involves 6 sessions over a space of 6 months and includes 2 diagnostic testing (either DUTCH Plus hormone test, Food Inflammation Test, GI360 stool test or Advanced Female Blood panel).

A 25-page functional health questionnaire will be sent to you for completion prior to your first consultation. Analysing time will be included for other tests done in the past or elsewhere.

If required based on the assessment – food plans, supplement protocols and summary guides will be provided as well as letters to your GP and private prescriptions.

With these 3 programs, you can choose which feels most aligned depending on where you are on your healing journey. Take the time to explore which one speaks to you.

If you are still unsure which program is right for you, we invite you to schedule a “Get Unstuck” call with Dr. Terry for her to address your concerns and queries.

WE LOOK AT 3 AREAS THAT CAN CONTRIBUTE TO WORSENING ACNE:

  • Inflammation
  • Sugar Imbalance
  • Hormonal Imbalance

WE ADDRESS THE EXTERNAL FACTORS INCLUDING:

  • Skin Awareness (learning how your skin respond throughout your cycle)
  • Skin care products and routine
  • Skin Treatments (if necessary)

DEPENDING ON YOUR NEEDS AND GOALS, WE WILL BE ABLE TO CREATE A BESPOKE ACNE TREATMENT PROGRAM FOR YOU WHICH INCLUDES:

  • Lifestyle changes 
  • Stress management techniques
  • Treating and managing inflammation
  • Detox and nutritional optimisation 
  • Sugar balancing
  • Hormone testing and rebalancing
  • Targeted skin care products and treatments

Benefits:

This long-term inside-out approach allows your skin’s renewed equilibrium to maintain its own healthy, breakout-free appearance without harsh chemicals and irritants.

As an Integrative Skin & Hormone Doctor, Dr. Terry works with patients in a 12 week 1 to 1 skin and hormone health program which will help you:

  • Know your skin and hormones a whole lot better 
  • Simplify your routines while maximising the results
  • Calm and heal your skin inside out
  • Learn to be in tune and trust your skin’s healing properties

If you’re looking for a holistic approach and are open to a new way of clearing your skin, please click here to schedule a “Get Unstuck” call with Dr. Terry.

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