Get those Acnes off My Face! ~ Learn about what you can do to your lifestyle to reduce acnes

Aug 02, 12 Get those Acnes off My Face! ~ Learn about what you can do to your lifestyle to reduce acnes

Acne is a very common problem in the society. It is no longer acceptable to regard this as part of ‘growing up’ and we can certainly do something about it to reduce or to cure acnes. Taking medication aside, what can we do to reduce the severity of acne?

Diet and Acne

One common question that my patients often ask me; What are the foods that aggravate acne? There are lots of myths and believes in the society but few were proven scientifically true. Yes, chocolates may aggravate acne but what is in these chocolates that aggravates acne? Studies had found that diary products are associated with more severe acne. Hence, it is advisable to avoid milk chocolates and other diary products. Most chocolates in the market contains milk even if it is not branded or marketed as ‘milk chocolate’. Therefore, always check the ingredients before buying them if you are suffering from acne.

‘High glycaemic index’ foods are also proven to be associated with more severe acne. These foods cause a surge in your blood sugar right after taking them. This list of foods includes white bread, corn flakes, glucose, maltose, white potatoes and pretzels. Maltose is sweetener that is often used in confectionary.

Skin Care and Acne

While certain skin care may help to reduce acne, others can aggravate it. Skin cares or cosmetics may contain ingredients that block pores and cause black or white heads. These are termed as ‘comedogenic’ ingredients. The resultant black and white heads may propagate or be the cause of an acne eruption. Common comedogenic ingredients to look-out for are:

  • Acetylated Lanolin
  • Butyl Stearate
  • Cocoa Butter
  • Coconut Oil
  • D&C Red Colors
  • Isopropyl Myristate
  • Isopropyl Palmitate
  • Laureth 4
  • Lauric Acid
  • Linseed Oil
  • Mineral Oil
  • Octyl Palmitate
  • Octyl Stearate
  • Oleth-3

The easiest way to ensure that the skin care or cosmetics that you are buying do not contain these is to buy products with ‘non-comedogenic’ label.

On top of this, i had encountered several patients who developed severe acne eruption due to allergy after using a certain very well known skin care product. Unfortunately, it is not easy to predict who may develop these allergy before trying the product. Hence, always watch out for any allergy reaction or acne eruption whenever you try out a new product. Of note, the reactions may be as delayed as 3 months from when you have started using the product.

Stress and Acne

Stress is a major factor for acne eruptions. Among students, exams are often the reason for acne eruption or aggravation. For adults, stress at work can results in  more acne. Therefore, de-stress may be the answer to some sufferers. A visit to the spa, reflexology or a short relaxing holiday may be enough to calm down the condition.

Hormones and Acne

Yes, premenstrual or menstrual acnes are common. Almost all girls had experienced some aggravation of acne just before or during menstruation. In fact, some girls only have eruptions around their menstruation.

Hormonal disturbances that results in irregular menstruation can also be the cause of acne. In fact, for this group of patient, treatment to regulate this will be the first step to treat their acne.

Friction and Acne

Do you have the habit of putting your hands on your chin or touching certain parts of your face? The resultant friction may be the cause of acne being more severe at the site where you touch your face most. Have a look at where your hair-ends are. Could these be the reason to constant friction causing more acne at these areas ? I had also seen some Malay patients who wears ‘tudung’ who has acnes only around the area where their ‘tudung‘ touches their skin. Simple measures of changing the style of the ‘tudung’ does the trick instead of fancy creams and medications.

Medication and Acne

Some medications may cause acne. A common example will be the short course of steroids that are often needed to curb asthmatic attacks. Apart from steroids, common medications that may be responsible includes lithium, anticonvulsants, barbiturates, androgenic steroids, DHEA, and medications that contain bromides or iodides. Check with your physician if you suspect that the medication that you are currently taking may be the cause of your acne woes.

Supplements and traditional medicine may also contains ingredients that may cause acne. When acne aggravation happens within 3 months from the start of any supplements or traditional medicine, you may want to try to stop there for 2 months to test if stopping does make a difference to your condition.

Some steroid containing creams may also cause a localised acne eruption over the areas where you apply the cream. In this condition, stop the cream and the acne will resolve on its own.

 

There are lots of things that you can do to make a difference to your acne woes especially if your condition is not severe. Simple measures that you can do to your lifestyle may be all that is needed to get those acne off your face. However, when your acne is severe, it is advisable to seek medical advice. Remember, you do not have to live and accept acne as part of your life.

409 Comments

  1. I wanted to check up and let you know how really I appreciated
    discovering your site today. I would consider it a honor to
    do things at my place of work and be able to utilize the tips discussed on your web site and
    also be a part of visitors’ feedback like this.

    Should a position connected with guest author become on offer at your end, remember to let me know.

  2. WOW just what I was looking for. Came here by searching for hemp benefits

  3. Heya are using WordPress for your blog platform?
    I’m new to the blog world but I’m trying to get started and create my own. Do you need any html coding
    knowledge to make your own blog? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  4. Deference to author, some excellent entropy.

  5. Keep up the superb work, I read few articles on this web site and I think that your blog is real interesting and has sets of fantastic information.

  6. Deference to website author, some fantastic entropy.

  7. What’s Going down i’m new to this, I stumbled upon this I’ve found It absolutely useful
    and it has helped me out loads. I hope to contribute & help other users like its aided me.
    Good job.

  8. Yes! Finally someone writes about add dramatic penis.

  9. premium sex dolls Likewise some sex dolls are extremely adaptable which implies they are fit for getting into complex posture and sex positions.

  10. cheap sex dolls I’m not certain the place you’re getting your information, but great topic. I needs to spend a while learning much more or figuring out more.

  11. black american doll Why Cleaning A Silicone Sex Doll Is So Significant For Buyers?

  12. sexdollranker /

    Aw, this was a very nice post. In idea I wish to put in writing like this additionally – taking time and precise effort to make an excellent article… but what can I say… I procrastinate alot and on no account seem to get one thing done. Sex Doll Blog

  13. I don’t even know the way I stopped up right here, however I assumed this put
    up was great. I do not recognise who you might be however
    certainly you are going to a well-known blogger for those who are not already.

    Cheers!

  14. Hey everyone, do you have another solution to building one of these IPTV boxes from a Raspberry Pi?
    Leave your comments and opinions below!

  15. ラブドール 女性 用 なぜダッチワイフは最高のセックスバディの周りにいるのに似ているのですか?

  16. Thanks again for the post.Really looking forward to read more. Really Great.

  17. Recovery Password 2.0 is an easy to use and incredibly effective utility designed to recover lost or forgotten passwords.
    Once you launch the program, you will be prompted to choose a key phrase that contains one or several passwords. Recovery Password 2.0 is able to find the password(s) in all document types up to 97 characters long, including MHTML.
    Recovery Password 2.0 even allows you to access data from inaccessible storage devices.
    The program features a number of https://crytaqunti.weebly.com

    6add127376 wallgau

  18. This applet is very easy to use. Most applications just have one button, the Run button, which launches the algorithm to build the decision tree. When you’re done with it, the tree can be viewed in the Decision Tree Display or classified using the Classify button.
    Many datasets are used in this applet, including the Iris dataset, which has three groups of different flower species as the leaves of the tree, the Kitchen dataset, which has several vegetables and fruits as the leaf nodes http://poly-ren.com/cutlinks2/rank.php?url=https://rengredsuppmi.weebly.com

    6add127376 haldhert

  19. Thus, it will never receive any major updates in the future, which may result in its lack of support or the support staff’s inability to solve issues.
    Pros:
    The simplicity and minimalism of SimpleSetup Builder.
    The included file selector.
    Simple interface.
    Shows the status bar.
    Very little CPU use.
    Cons:
    Resolution of an issue with compiling the installation packages.
    No major updates since 2011.
    The support staff might not be able to address https://maps.google.as/url?q=https://ibimarcris.weebly.com

    6add127376 berlari

  20. An efficient solution for digital signature validation
    If you work in a government agency or any other organization that needs to track documents coming from or going to suppliers, you will come across the need to validate your digital signature in many occasions and this process involves manual or tedious process that can take weeks and even months. Now, thanks to Digital Signer, you can sign a large number of documents in a fast and efficient manner and then validate them using the built-in Certificate Manager. It supports issuing and https://platdescwestti.weebly.com

    6add127376 marfryt

  21. Fritzing

    Fritzing is a utility that can be used for a variety of purposes. Primarily, Fritzing allows you to burn the schematics you create to a variety of different types of media. From PCBs to stamps to electronic schematics, Fritzing boasts an impressive roster of working media. While having a wide variety of supporting standards can come in handy for the average user, it is probably more beneficial for hobbyist or professionals working on a https://rextwittgode.weebly.com

    6add127376 pamestan

  22. Since these styles are audio category filters, some may be inappropriate for some other sound type, so keep that in mind. Furthermore, you may need to adjust the bass and treble.
    DSK ElectriK GuitarZ is a powerful instrument you will never outgrow. With this product, play songs, generate your own music, and add layers of professional control.

    This is merely a preview of what the final game will look like once the fine-tuning is completed. Full details about my plans for the series can be found at the series documentation page.
    But what happens when it’s fully constructed? What about the https://rethamsticom.weebly.com

    6add127376 pastnen

  23. An overview of its features is included in the question.

    Solution: Windisc works with arrays of numbers; if you have different data types, you need to convert them to arrays.

    I have put windisc.cpp, windisc.h and windisc_main.cpp in the Question Commons site, so you can see what Windisc is capable of.
    Question Commons exists to allow you to post questions and answers in order to contribute to this community.
    Be http://hotel-pension-luisenhof.de/stadt/load.php?url=https://gastluaquacon.weebly.com

    6add127376 waggil

  24. Without the need of programming skills you can directly edit your existing documents. You’ll be able to move pages between jobs or even rotate pages. Rotate pages 90, 180 or 270 degrees. Just select the pages you’d like to rotate and you are done. jPDFmelange is part of the large jPDF Collection of ready to use PDF tools that were installed on millions computers worldwide and are at your disposal.

    Wikitude Vision Editor is an oriented
    on Wikitude API, designing Engine https://celechovskyradek.blog.idnes.cz/redir.aspx?url=https://elycash.com/upload/files/2022/05/zttJxMYZ3DWviZTpJYyc_19_e901b87d2c6caf71063f5edf167f7d9e_file.pdf 05e1106874 leggem

  25. I every time used to study piece of writing
    in news papers but now as I am a user of net therefore from now I am using net
    for articles or reviews, thanks to web.

  26. I’ve been looking for photos and articles on this topic over the past few days due to a school assignment, casinosite and I’m really happy to find a post with the material I was looking for! I bookmark and will come often! Thanks 😀

  27. Kadın sağlık çalışanı Emoji Anlamı. ️Kadın Sağlık
    Çalışanı emojisi, saçları toplu ama farklı renklerde olabilen, ameliyat tulumu giyen, boynunda stetoskop asılı, nötr ama yine de dost canlısı bir yüz
    ifadesine sahip yetişkin Kafkas bir kadının resmidir.

  28. Pornoücretsiz film izle hareketli lezbiyen çıplak öpüşenler zorla siksi götten sikiş porno ind büyük göğüs uçlu kadınlar.

    Önerilen Pornolar. Japon kızın koltuk altını yalama pornosu izle.
    2 ay önce 48 izlenme. Büyük yarrak gay prono. 3 ay önce 52 izlenme.

    Eski pornocular. 3 ay önce 53 izlenme. Zorla sikilen afrikalı.

  29. I’ve been troubled for several days with this topic. bitcoincasino, But by chance looking at your post solved my problem! I will leave my blog, so when would you like to visit it?

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *