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December 6, 2023

S01 E27 – Cheers to Clear Skin: Unveiling Alcohol’s Impact on Acne

S01 E27 – Cheers to Clear Skin: Unveiling Alcohol’s Impact on Acne

In this episode, we delve into the topic of alcohol and its impact on our skin and overall health. We kick off the conversation with personal stories about our own drinking habits in the past, sharing humorous anecdotes and relatable experiences. From keggers in university to navigating social pressure as adults, we explore the challenges and benefits of abstaining from alcohol during a health journey. 

Throughout the episode, we provide valuable insights into how alcohol affects our bodies, from dehydration and hormonal imbalances to gut health and blood sugar stability. We discuss strategies and tips for reducing alcohol consumption, including alternatives like mocktails and herbal teas. We also address the importance of setting boundaries and finding balance when it comes to alcohol consumption. Whether you’re curious about the impact of alcohol on your skin or looking for practical advice on navigating social situations without alcohol, this episode of “The Clear Skin Chronicles” has you covered. 

In this week’s episode, we discuss…

  • The impact of alcohol on your skin health and how it affects acne.
  • Potential health benefits of reducing alcohol consumption and its positive impact on your skin.
  • How alcohol can disrupt hormone balance and potentially contribute to skin issues like acne.
  • The relationship between alcohol and the gut microbiome and how it can affect your skin’s overall health.
  • Exciting non-alcoholic drink alternatives that are enjoyable and beneficial for your skin.

Additional Resources

I’ve been there. I’ve been the partier. I’ve done the things. And now here I am, about to teach you how alcohol impacts your body and your health.

Katie Stewart

Key Episode Moments:

  • 00:00:03 – Introduction
  • 00:01:15 – Katie’s Drinking History
  • 00:03:11 – Chris’ Drinking Experience
  • 00:04:53 – Apologies and Redemption
  • 00:08:40 – Alcohol and Acne
  • 00:12:25 – The Impact of Alcohol on Hormones
  • 00:14:06 – Dehydration and Night Sweats
  • 00:16:36 – Dehydration and Menstrual Cramping
  • 00:19:33 – Importance of Magnesium
  • 00:21:46 – The Significance of Vitamin D and Sun Exposure
  • 00:25:31 – Impact of Alcohol on Blood Sugar
  • 00:28:06 – Personal Stories and Effects of Hangovers
  • 00:31:55 – Hormonal Impacts of Alcohol
  • 00:33:11 – Liver Health and Detoxification
  • 00:34:48 – Impact on Other Detox Pathways
  • 00:38:43 – Impact of Alcohol on the Gut Microbiome
  • 00:40:15 – Personal Experiences with Alcohol and Health
  • 00:43:02 – Cascading Effects of Alcohol on the Body
  • 00:44:14 – Breaking Up with Alcohol Safely
  • 00:47:49 – Strategies for Reducing Alcohol Consumption
  • 00:51:09 – The Importance of Setting Yourself Up for Success
  • 00:51:37 – Preferences for Alcoholic Drinks
  • 00:52:33 – Inclusion and Variety in the Food System
  • 00:53:57 – Benefits of Choosing Alcohol-Free
  • 00:55:17 – Lesser Evil Alcoholic Drinks

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Medical Disclaimer: The information provided in these blogs and podcasts is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult with a qualified healthcare provider before making any changes to your diet, medications, or lifestyle. Content is not a substitute for professional medical advice or care.

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