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EP 41 - Your Skin: How to Maintain Healthy Skin for Life

From the Show: Dr. Taz Show
Summary: Your skin is your body's largest organ, but it's often neglected to focus on other areas of health and wellness.
Air Date: 8/1/17
Duration: 22:22
Host: Dr. Taz
Guest Bio: Mamina Turegano, MD
Mamina-TureganoMamina Turegano, MD, is a triple board-certified dermatologist, internist, and dermatopathologist. She received her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She then completed a five-year double residency program in internal medicine and dermatology and served as chief resident at Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. After working in private practice dermatology in the metro D.C. area, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a fellowship in dermatopathology at UCLA.

Dr. Turegano has a special interest in evaluating how nutrition, lifestyle, sleep, and other environmental factors can play a significant role in inflammation, aging, and cancer. She also has an interest in complex medical dermatology, including autoimmune skin diseases and psoriasis, as well as skin manifestations of thyroid disease.

In addition to practicing dermatology, Dr. Turegano is serving as the dermatopathologist for Old Metairie Dermatology and is a volunteer instructor at Tulane University in the department of dermatology. Dr. Turegano has published articles in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, and Journal of the American Medical Association – Dermatology. She has received multiple awards for her presentations at international dermatopathology meetings and is also a recipient of the American Society of Dermatopathology Mentorship Award.
EP 41 - Your Skin: How to Maintain Healthy Skin for Life
Your skin is your body's largest organ, but it's often neglected to focus on other areas of health and wellness.

In addition, undesirable skin symptoms can actually be manifestations of other, underlying health problems. 

Mamina Turegano, MD, is a triple board-certified dermatologist, internist, and dermatopathologist. She joins Dr. Taz to discuss the following:

  • what foods to eat/avoid for youthful skin
  • basic skin care regimen for youthful skin
  • mentality/lifestyle and youthful skin
  • random tricks for facial youthfulness
  • what foods and supplements to consume/avoid for acne
  • vitamin D's impact on psoriasis (and other rashes)

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