Dr. Weyrich's Naturopathic Functional Medicine Notebook
Dr. Weyrich's Naturopathic Functional Medicine Notebook is a collection of information on topics of interest
to Dr. Weyrich that may be of interest to the world wide audience.
Due to limitations of time, not all information that Dr. Weyrich knows or would like to further research is
Dr. Weyrich welcomes financial contributions to support specific research topics, as well as copies of
non-free access journal articles for him to review on a topic.
Constructive criticism is also welcome.
Overview of Acne
Complimentary and alternative treatments for acne that are considered below include:
Etiology of Acne
Some authors have noted that acne is common in
hypothyroid conditions, and responds well to treatment
of the underlying hypothyroid condition [Starr2005, pg 108].
Differential Diagnosis of Acne
Basal body temperature below 97.8 degrees F, elevated TSH, or depressed T3