Frequent Questions Raised About Acne

Acne is a very common disease. People who have it tend to have similar kinds of questions about it and its treatment. This section addresses some of the common questions asked by people with acne. Please remember that your dermatologist is always the best source of specific information about your individual health issues, including acne. Questions and Answer does follows: 1. What causes acne? The causes of acne are linked to the changes that take place as young people mature from childhood to adolescence (puberty). The hormones that cause physical maturation also cause the sebaceous (oil) glands of the skin to produce more sebum (oil). The hormones with the greatest effect on sebaceous glands are androgens (male hormones), which are …

Acne – An Introduction

Word Count: 416 Summary: Some quick information on what acne is and what kind of action you may have to take to clear your acne. This article is the first in a series of articles that will give you information on how to clear your acne or other skin disorders. Keywords: acne, clear, clearing, get rid, toxic Article Body: Acne is the most common skin disorder. Over 10% of Americans age 25 – 44 have acne. Over 85% Americans age 12 – 25 will have acne at one time or the other. If ignored, acne can become infected, create scars, and pockmarks that become permanent on your face. I don’t want this to happen to you, so I have written …