Dr. Doug Willen is a New York City-based chiropractor and nutritionist who helps people reach a balance in their lives through The Health Fixer – a series of blogs with natural solutions to everyday health problems, from cold sores to serious autoimmune diseases.
With his direct, to-the-point approach, The Health Fixer has helped innumerable people get closer to the ideal of a healthier, more holistic living. Working with professional athletes and dancers, but also regular people looking for a better balance in their lives, the health issues Dr. Willen tackles are diverse. Today, we are bringing you a simple solution to a mundane problem, but one that can be annoying in the extreme – namely, skin tags.
Only those who have suffered from skin tags will know how pesky these little things can be. Although usually benign, these small flaps also known as acrochordons can be detrimental to anyone’s self-confidence. Luckily, Dr. Doug Willen has an unbelievably easy solution.
Astonishingly, you will need just one affordable ingredient to get rid of a skin tag – apple cider vinegar. Simply apply it to a cotton ball or a paper towel and rub the affected area until the flap changes color. Then leave it be; it should soon turn darker and fall off on its own.
Although there are other available treatments for removing skin tags such as removal kits available in stores and pharmacies, apple cider vinegar is probably the most convenient and cheapest option, as well as the most natural one.
Skin tags are small benign tumors that appear in the skin, primarily where the skin forms creases such as armpits, the neck or the groin. Skin tags could be an alert to more serious health concerns as it is believed they might be a marker for those at risk of developing diabetes mellitus type 2. It is also believed elevated blood sugar and insulin make the tags more prevalent.
Check out the video and allow Dr. Doug Willen to explain his skin tag removal method in the flesh.
* This information is meant to supplement, not replace advice from your doctor or healthcare provider and is not meant to cover all possible uses, precautions, interactions or adverse effects. This information may not fit your specific health circumstances.