What Is Holistic and Integrative Dermatology?
Modern-day treatment of dermatological conditions is mostly focused on suppressing and masking symptoms. This may work well for some cases, but this does not treat the root cause as to why this occurred in the first place and may not result in long lasting results.
Holistic and integrative dermatology approaches skin conditions from a slightly different perspective. It realizes the skin is an interconnected organ that can be influenced by many factors. Dr. Saxton approaches skin conditions by diving deeper to find the root cause and address the hidden, below the surface imbalances, that may be driving the condition. These may include gut imbalances, underlying pathogens, toxins, immune system support and more. The approach focuses on healing inside and out. She tries to use natural products whenever possible and supports the body’s natural ability to heal itself, but also will use pharmaceutical when needed.
Dr. Saxton has completed advanced training in naturopathic and functional dermatology in treating the following skin conditions: