The purpose of this page is to take up and hopefully deal with directly, two main points: 1. What causes acne and... the other sort of follows on from that 2. What can be done based on those causes. Acne Warning! Please Read This! (Really!) There are two reasons why you, as an acne sufferer are wide open to getting ripped off by false promises of "instant cures," "overnight … [Read more...] about The Main Causes of Acne
Acne Causes and Triggers
Hormonal Acne and Possible Treatments
Many acne sufferers have questions about the effects of hormones on their condition, what the specific acne hormones are and an effective hormonal acne treatment, so let's take a look at it here.Hormonal Factors The so-called acne hormones are a group of hormones called androgens of which testosterone is generally considered the main culprit in triggering outbreaks. To keep … [Read more...] about Hormonal Acne and Possible Treatments
Acne From Stress and Some Simple Control Strategies
Doctors and dermatologists have for a long time argued about a connection between stress and acne. The real problem here is that most of the information available regarding the connection between acne and stress is anecdotal. In other words it comes from the real life stories and observations of the people who suffer from acne rather than some clinical trial or test. Very … [Read more...] about Acne From Stress and Some Simple Control Strategies
How to Spot Acne Myths and Acne Facts
I was going to just do a straight list here on famous and not so famous acne myths at the same time countering them with the relevant facts. However when I started to research the topic, it just seemed to go on forever! So instead of trying to do the impossible by taking them all up one by one I thought it might be more useful to you to be able to learn how to separate an … [Read more...] about How to Spot Acne Myths and Acne Facts
Is There a Connection Between Sugar, Acne and Insulin?
In the interests of understanding any relationship between sugar and acne or insulin and acne we need to start with a very basic explanation of these factors at work within the body. The first step is that we eat food and our bodies process that food with the ultimate goal of converting it into energy... right? That energy has to be converted into a form that can be used … [Read more...] about Is There a Connection Between Sugar, Acne and Insulin?