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Skin Health and Skin Dis-Ease through the Lens of Chinese Medicine

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Dr Karen Kan

Dr Karen Kan


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Join Dr. Karen as she interviews Alexa Gilmore, LAc, MAcOM, LIVE, on how to understand skin health and skin dis-ease according to Chinese medicine practices.


In this dynamic presentation you will learn:

-the basics of maintaining healthy skin

-several self-care rituals to support your skin, skin health, and healthy aging

-foods to help you age well

-how your current food choices may be impacting your skin health


And also that:

…you have options! There is more than one way to treat your skin concern(s).

…you have agency!  You need not be held hostage by the whims of your skin disease—or any disease.

…how your skin is reflecting your broader health, and you’ll leave with a better understanding of what it’s trying to tell you.


Alexa Gilmore is a vitality warrior who takes a stand for your fullest potential.  As an acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, bodyworker, and coach, she takes a no-nonsense approach to the healing arts and expects positive outcomes: function rebalanced, harmony restored, resilience renewed.  She welcomes guests from around the county to her clinic in Portland, Maine, where she specializes in chronic illness, women’s health, and skin disease.  Her passion is to use optimal health as a vehicle for personal transformation.


For more of Alexa's work, visit http://www.atxacu.com and http://www.atxskin.com.