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How Exercise Affects Your Acne & Other Skin Problems

Everyone knows that exercise is great for health and well-being, but few really talk about how amazing exercise can be for your skin. The average dermatologist and even fitness guru often talk about these great benefits that exercise provides, but most forget to include the details of how impactful it can be for the health […]

Acne and How it Can Affect Your Career

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Does acne negatively affect your career? Suffering from acne can be hard enough on your social life. But if you have the feeling that it may be affecting your career too, new evidence says you may be right. Having acne can affect your career path in a variety of ways. If acne makes you feel […]

Can You Prevent Your Child from Getting Acne?

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While children can get acne, it is most prevalent in teenagers going through puberty. Acne can cause insecurities, depression and overall low self-esteem in many teens. Is it possible to prevent your child from getting acne? Unfortunately there’s not a guaranteed solution to prevent acne because acne is caused by overactive oil glands. Fortunately though, […]

Vitamin D for Acne

Vitamin D for Acne Vitamin D for Acne

Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin. If you were take the popular literature of natural health at face value, it would be easy to conclude that vitamin D is the miracle cure for everything for alopecia to herpes zoster. Every disease condition, some experts would tell you, benefits from vitamin D and the more the […]

Zeroing In On Xerosis

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Xerosis (pronounced zee-roe-sis) is a chronic condition of dry skin. It’s more common in the elderly than it is in other age groups. One of the odd symptoms of xerosis is the development of acne. Even if you didn’t get whiteheads and blackheads at the age of 17, you just might at 47 or 57 […]

Is There Something Good About Acne Bacteria?

Acne Bacteria Useful for Melanoma Tumors Acne Bacteria Useful for Melanoma Tumors

None of us considers acne bacteria to be “friendly” bacteria. But scientists at the Graduate School of Medicine at Mie University in Mie, Japan report that they have been able to stop the growth of melanoma tumors with an injection of acne bacteria.

How Acne Makes Your Skin Stress Out

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Everybody who has acne knows that acne is worse when you are under stress. Stress makes acne worse, and as soon as you look in the mirror or you hear that first snide remark, acne makes stress worse. There is a vicious cycle between stress and acne that keeps the condition flaring up again and […]

Weight Loss Diets and Acne Vulgaris

Weight Loss and Acne Weight Loss and Acne

January is the biggest month of the year for weight loss diets. Hundreds of millions of holiday party goers around the world pack in extra calories in December and pack around extra pounds in January. Hundreds of millions of people go on calorie-restricted diets to get the extra weight off. But what about weight loss […]

Women More Likely than Men to Get Acne as Adults

Adult Acne is more Common in Women Adult Acne is more Common in Women

For the eight years they are teenagers, boys are more likely to have acne than girls. But through the 60 years most of live our adult lives, women are more likely to get acne than men. Dr. Julie Harper, an associate professor of dermatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and her colleagues published […]

Five Ways to Spot Trouble in Your Doctor-Patient Relationship

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If you are getting great results from your acne treatment, a few problems with scheduling or insurance reimbursement or maybe a few less than tactful comments from your dermatologist may be tolerable. But certain practices at your dermatologist’s office spell trouble. Here are five signs that your relationship with your dermatologist may turn into a […]

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