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Acne Treatment

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Summary:
Article about acne and acne treatment.


Keywords:
acne treatment, acne skin treatment, acne care treatment


Article Body:
Acne is a skin condition which is characterized by pimples, blackheads,
and whiteheads. It is the most common of all skin disorders and is most
often found on the face, neck, back, and chest. Almost everyone will
develop acne, to some degree. Most people will get mild cases, some
moderate, and a few people will get severe cases. Teens are not the only
ones to get it. It generally affects those between the ages of 12 and 44.

     Acne often starts at the onset of puberty, when the body increases
its production of androgens, which are the male sex hormones. These
hormones stimulate of sebum which is an oily skin lubricant. It this
sebum is secreted faster than it can pass through the skin pores, a
blemish develops. Most people get acne on their face, back, or chest, but
it can also appear on other parts of the body, including the arms and
thighs.

     Factors that may contribute to acne include diet, hormonal
imbalance, heredity, oily skin, menstrual cycles, stress, allergies, and
the use of certain kinds of drugs. Along with the obvious physical
symptoms of acne, there can be an emotional impact as well. One can
experience embarrassment and anxiety about their appearance. This may
lead to social withdrawal, depression, and mood changes.

     In acne treatment, there is a difference between skin care and acne
cure. Using astringent lotions, pads that remove oil, and medicated bar
soaps can help keep the skin clean, but will probably not prevent you
from having further acne problems. Prescription medications and lotions
may help, but will most likely not cure you of acne. To actually cure
acne, one needs to get to the core of the acne problem, not just mask its
symptoms.

     The largest organ of the body is the skin. One function is to help
eliminate toxins from the body by sweating. When the liver and kidneys
are unable to fully discharge body toxins, the skin then begins to help
out. As toxins are released from the body via the skin, acne may be
triggered. It is important to keep the skin’s pores clean and open, but
acne may still result.

     Curing your acne by natural treatment involves cleansing the skin
from the inside. Balancing the natural testosterone and estrogen found in
the male and female body gets to the source of the problem. When there is
excess estrogen and excess testosterone, as is common in the teenage
years, acne may result. Therefore, achieving hormonal balance will cure
acne naturally, and have a longer-lasting effect. External acne
treatments normally mask the symptoms and are more short term.

     Following a natural acne treatment plan that involves balancing your
hormones allows your body to heal itself from the inside and is more
effective in the long run.

				
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