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Can Acne Be A Symptom Of ADHD?

To this day, most dermatologists and doctors agree that there is no single cause or cure for acne, although there are many identifiable contributors, exacerbators and agitators of the infliction.  But recent studies may be indicating that individuals prone to acne are significantly more likely to also have ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) than those […]

Acne Related to Your Period

Every woman dreads that time of the month when they have to deal with cramps, bloating and all-things-PMS. For some, that list also includes acne and breakouts, known as menstrual acne. What is Menstrual Acne? Menstrual acne is the skin flare-up that occurs about 7 – 10 days before a woman’s period begins and usually […]

What’s Causing Constant Acne on Your Cheeks?

Acne breakouts are really frustrating. Sometimes they like to pop up even when you are seemingly doing everything right. To make matters worse, there seems to be a sort of an endless zit generator that makes them appear at the same exact spots over and over again. God! It’s infuriating. If you are wondering whether […]

Acne is Not Always a Fair Game for Men

As usual, when it comes to the information about the skin and hair, there just aren’t many full articles dedicated to men. Acne is just as prevalent in adolescent males as females. As adults though, more women tend to get acne than men. But that doesn’t mean men don’t suffer the same issues and heartache […]

What Does pH Have To Do With It?

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How pH may be the first line of defense against acne Acne is the most common skin disorder in the United States today. 40-50 million people visit the dermatologist for just this disorder every year, according to a study done by the American Association of Dermatology. This begs the question, WHY? Even experts haven’t whittled […]

Is Acne Hereditary?

Genetics and Acne Genetics and Acne

Growing up as a kid, did you have severe acne? What about mild acne? Are you worried about your children getting acne? Worried they will go through the same struggles with it like you did? This is a common concern among parents. Growing up with acne can be really tough and in extreme cases, even […]

Is the Climate Causing Your Acne?

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Have you noticed that you breakout more during a certain time of the year? Maybe during winter you have the worst breakouts or being in the sun during the summertime seems to lead to more breakouts. That’s because, what many people don’t realize is that climate can definitely affect your acne. But there are things […]

Different Strains of Acne Bacteria Cause Different Diseases

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The acne bacterium Proprionibacterium acnes, often identified by its abbreviation P. acnes, plays an unusual role in health and disease. Everyone has billions of Propionibacterium acnes on their skin. Sometimes this bacterium builds up and clogs a pore, forming a whitehead that later oxidizes on contact with the air into a blackhead. Sometimes the immune […]

Seborrheic Keratosis: The Stubborn “Acne” That Isn’t Really Acne

One of the most persistent of all skin problems is a particularly hard-to-treat skin condition called seborrheic keratosis. Tending to start in middle age and to stick around for the remainder of life, seborrheic keratosis takes on the appearance of acne that has been stuck onto the skin. It usually begins as one or more […]

Lithium and Acne

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Lithium has been a mainstay of treating bipolar disorder for many years. Although other medications are also often used to treat this commonly diagnosed psychiatric condition, when the cost of medication  is a major concern, lithium is almost always the medication of choice. One of the serious potential side effects of lithium treatment, however, is […]

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