Weight loss, skin health, dark circles around the eyes – what the connection?

By Dr. Michael Wald (submitted for publication through Reporter Connection 2011): 495 E. Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY 10549 914-242-8844/ www.intmedny.com and www.blooddetective.com

Does weight loss help with skin-related issues, like skin tags and dark circles around the eyes? How so? The skin is commonly affected by overweight.  Skin elasticity and color are known to be altered from stress, lack of sleep, poor diet, allergies and various diseases.  Iron anemia may result in pale skin; diets high in carbohydrates and sugar can cause skin palor and skin tags.  Darkness around the eyes can be a sign of iron anemia, protein anemia, adrenal fatigue, diabetes or stress from a variety of sources.


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*DISCLAIMER: Dr. Michael Wald is a doctor of chiropractic with a masters degree in nutrition. He is also a Certified Dietitian Nutritionist and a Certified Nutritional Specialist and Sports Nutritionist. Dr. Wald is certified to provide acupuncture in several states, but not New York. Dr. Wald has two board certifications in nutrition. Dr. Michael Wald earned his MD diploma, but did not complete a residency and is thus not licensed to practice medicine. The information on this site is intended for educational purposes only and is not to substitute for sound medical or health advice. Information contained within this website may change at any time without prior notice. The information on this website is under copyright, 2021.