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: 10 Most Common Myths

Word Count: 523 Summary: Acne has afflicted mankind for ages, so it is only natural that myths should grow up around it. Learn to dispel the myths and you are on your way to improving the condition. Keywords: acne, acne medication Article Body: What we think we know about acne is steadily being replaced by what scientists are learning. Meanwhile, many myths continue to circulate and endure. Clearing up some of the misunderstandings about acne is what this article is about. Myth #1: Acne only affects appearance Acne can also cause deep psychological distress. Severe acne can lead to low self-image and feeling depressed. There is a strong link between severe acne and social withdrawal. Myth #2: Acne is caused …