How Your Diet And Acne Condition Are Related?

Word Count: 423 Summary: What you are is what you eat! Whether this statement holds good in the case of acne has been a topic which has been under rigorous research. Some people believe that certain foods cause acne while others think vice versa. But, it is very much possible that acne may be the result of food allergies in some cases. In such cases, the prevalent notion is that skin acts as an elimination organ. When you eat a food that you are allergic to, a toxic reaction occurs which leads the… Keywords: acne, acne and diet, pimple Article Body: What you are is what you eat! Whether this statement holds good in the case of acne has been …

Acne (and Rosacea) Link to MRSA

Word Count: 808 Summary: MRSA (multi resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is a huge problem in many hospitals leading to numerous deaths and increased hospital stays longer than normal. This has a huge impact on beds let alone peoples safety and confidence in their hospital. Keywords: acne treatment, rosacea treatment, MRSA, acne, rosacea Article Body: There is growing evidence that the major cause of MRSA is the inappropriate over prescribing of antibiotics by general practitioners. This is not news and it is common knowledge that most infections are viral and do not require antibiotics. Also it is well known that antibiotics upset gut bacteria and lead to overgrowth of the intestinal tract with fungi such as Candida which is present in everyone’s …

Acne: A Basic Understanding

Word Count: 558 Summary: Statistics indicate that as high as 80% of the entire American population has ever had acne. Acne afflicts all genders, sexes and ages making it a universal skin disorder. As a form of skin disease, the good news is that acne is not transmittable. Although acne is not contagious from person-to-person, it can spread to the whole face and can severely affect all the skin tissues that have pilosebaceous units. It is not true that acne just affects those going through puberty… Keywords: acne Article Body: Statistics indicate that as high as 80% of the entire American population has ever had acne. Acne afflicts all genders, sexes and ages making it a universal skin disorder. As …

Acne: Fact And Fiction

Word Count: 440 Summary: Myths about acne die hard. Old wives’ tales about its causes continue to persist, in spite of scientific condition to the contrary. This article aims to shed light on some common myths about acne and attempts to separate fact from fiction. Myth 1: People who have acne are unclean and maintain poor hygiene There is absolutely no truth to this statement. Acne is caused by a hormonal imbalance in the body. When the oil glands responsible for keeping our skin waterproof and… Keywords: acne, rosacea, pimples, zit, skin care, accutane, postules, cystic acne, nodular acne Article Body: Myths about acne die hard. Old wives’ tales about its causes continue to persist, in spite of scientific condition …