A couple of months ago I was mentally reviewing events that transpired before the onset of my vitiligo. Had I been going through any unusually stressful times? Hmmm, well I was pregnant with my third child, who was conceived 6 months after my second child was born, so that could have been too much for my body to handle. I was in the process of selling my retail store, but that was very exciting, so that wouldn’t have been a factor.
Suddenly I remembered that during my first pregnancy I was told that my blood group was O and RH negative; RH negative is much rarer than RH positive, only 16% of the world’s population is negative. This fact made me wonder if I was onto something.
Nathalie speaks with Dr. Orest Szczurko, from the Noumena Naturopathic Health & Wellness Centre in Toronto, Canada, about his clinical trials testing the results of ginkgo biloba to cure and/or prompt repigmentation to the white patches of vitiligo.
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Here are the links to the clinical trials, please click on the free full text article in PubMed central button in the top right corner.
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Here is a great podcast about the function of the largest body organ, our skin. I’m sharing this because it gave me really good insight as to how our skin works for us, and more importantly to us with vitiligo, the function and workings of the cells that pigment our skin. Have a listen and tell me what you think.