Dr. Cobb’s blog

Turn Back the Clock on Skin Damage

Sun damage is one of the leading causes of premature skin aging. Over time, the UV rays of the sun lead to a range of skin problems such as dryness, wrinkles, blotchiness and even skin cancer. The good news is that sun damage to your skin can be prevented and even reversed! It’s very important to recognize how bad exposure to the sun can be for your skin and to protect yourself properly from the s ...[Read More]

Yeast –glorious yeast!!

A few years ago, a few of my patients came to me insisting they had chronic yeast syndrome. As I had no way to accurately test for this or prove it, I dismissed it. But now that I more fully understand gut function and flora, it seems almost everyone is likely dealing with this problem. How would you know if you have a yeast issue? A good sign that your Candida population is out of control is feel ...[Read More]

OVERLOOKED CAUSES OF ACNE

Most of the skincare problems we treat in our office are very complex. Everyone’s skin is different and must be treated as such. However, when dealing with acne, there are many contributors that are often overlooked. I’ve compiled a list of a few small things we can do to prevent acne. Pillowcases– Sometimes we overlook our pillowcases and forget to wash them often. Pillowcases c ...[Read More]

Big Night Bloat

Bloating, constipation, diarrhea, and heartburn are all very disturbing symptoms that would ruin anybody’s plans for a night out on the town. .. maybe it all started with anxiety about the event which led to some poor food choices, a few extra cocktails, eating hurriedly, lack of sleep and so forth. Don’t get me wrong…if you have fever, nausea, vomiting  and abdominal  pain–consider a trip to the ...[Read More]

Just Keep Passing the Sugar

In our ever-expanding understanding of human health, we have come to the realization that our health is never as simple as it may seem. There is an interconnectedness between the different biological systems in the body. Our understanding of these relationships requires a systems approach to health- whereby the impact of each human biological system is evaluated in relationship to each other, not ...[Read More]

Weight Loss Tips

Several weeks have passed since we rung in 2014.  Many of us resolved to implement healthy habits and lose weight and as early as one month later, half will have given up.  But even if you are struggling to stick to your resolution,  there’s no time like the present to brush things off, pick yourself up and start again.  What can you do to stick it out and achieve your health and weight goals? Aim ...[Read More]

HITECH act

We Realize that excellent communication between physicians and patients is a core requirement of effective medical care. We are committed to maintaining open lines of communication. However, secondary to the HITECH act (effective Sept. 23) all electronic communication with patients must be encrypted. This means we will not be able to use email or SMS texting with any patients.  Please continue to ...[Read More]

“Plum to Prune” Phenomenon

by Dr. Kelly Cobb The skin is the largest organ and detoxification organ in the body. It serves as the outermost protective layer of the body. It is comprised of the epidermis, the dermis below, and then the subcutaneous layer. The epidermis keeps producing new cells that push to the top of the skin surface. There are approximately 19 million skin cells on every square inch of your body. Changes t ...[Read More]

Thoughts on our Skin

by Sandy Cambre, ND,RN, CNHP, CCT They say “Beauty is only skin deep”  but if we don’t take care of our insides our skin will not be as beautiful as we all want it to be.  Taking care of our skin is not only having a regimen of good topicals such as cleansers, lotions and cosmetics, but it is more dependent as to what we feed our skin internally.  Most people don’t know tha ...[Read More]

Thoughts about Weight Loss

Through my own experience and working with others, I found that elimination, stress, mindset, and emotions play important role in weight loss.  My goal is to help individuals through diet, herbal supplements, and lifestyle to bring their body into balance so they can achieve optimal health. Elimination: It is important that your bowels move everyday!  If they are not, it is important to take actio ...[Read More]