Aside from being the protective barrier between us and the environment, our skin shields our internal organs, controls heat, makes vitamin D, controls the absorption of environmental substances and eliminates metabolic waste matter and toxins.
Many of us realise that our skin is the largest organ in our body, however we continue to frequently view skin disorders as a separate issue from the rest of our body. Our skin is one of the most perplexing organs. It is always changing and it consists of various specialised cells and structures.
Langerhans cells are generally recognised for being found in our lymph nodes as they act as a first line of defence against threatening pathogens. But they are also present in our skin, which forms part of our adaptive immune system. It is not surprising that we see how our skin drastically changes if we are not taking care of ourselves.
Signs of troubled skin consists of:
These signs and symptoms suggest that something internally is going on. Rather than being fed up and frustrated, take these as signs that more attention and self-awareness needs to be made to your overall health and well-being.
Regardless of food or environmental allergies/intolerances, nutritional deficiencies, immune dysfunction or elimination imbalances, skin disorders are a warning message that something internally needs to be considered.
Skin has the vital role of functioning as the first line of defence against environmental toxins and also shows crucial insights about your internal health. Nicole can help you find out what might be causing or contributing to your skin condition, so that you can help rebalance and return your skin to a better state of health as opposed to just putting up with symptoms. Book an appointment or contact Believe To Achieve Holistic Health for more information.
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