Acne Causing Foods To Avoid

May 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Acne Cure

Is it possible to cure acne by a mere diet? I’ll let you decide that for yourself after you have read the next few lines; what I can tell you right now is that most physicians believe that you couldn’t cause acne by what you eat, which I personally consider to be a farce. But then again, I’m merely a lowly writer, and your opinion is yours to draw from the facts that are presented below.

SEAFOOD – Interestingly, there aren’t a lot of people who realize that seafood often contains very high levels of iodine, which is known rather well to contribute significantly to the worsening of an acne condition. Again, the general consensus is that it does not cause you to have acnes, merely that by abstinence from foods containing the mineral/element, you can speed up your acne cure process. I would say that if you were at risk of acne, probably by genetic inheritance or by the fact that you are just reaching to your adolescence, you will do well to cut back on your seafood and iodine consumption.

MILK – Based on research, there is definitely a connection between the milk and acnes, and that connection is believed to be positively epidemiological. Facts prove that the consumption of various forms of treated milks, such as partially skimmed, instant breakfast drink, sherbet, cottage cheese, and cream cheese, all have ways of worsening a case of acne. Most researchers tend to put it down as an association between bovine in cow milk and the several sex hormones in the human body, but they sincerely have not been able to identify the exact factor or component in milk that causes the problems.

So dermatologists say you should perhaps experiment with the way you consume milk so that you can determine specifically which type of milk affects your acne adversely; I say you should generally avoid the above listed forms of milk once you realize that you are prone to acnes.

CARBOHYDRATES – High refined sugar content in your diet has always been believed to be one of the most glaring causes of acne for acne sufferers; and the same goes for a lot of other processed foods that are regularly consumed by the general American public. However a lot of questions are raised by the fact that even though most people consume these foods in their diet, not all of them respond with acnes.

Incidentally, most non-westernized countries and societies in the world today really don’t suffer as much from acnes as Americans do, which would suggest that the carbohydrate content in the foods we eat must indeed be a contributing factor to the incidence of acnes in the United States. As such, you may want to consider a low glycemic index in your diet to cure your acne, and do away with such foods as soft drinks, sweets, white bread if you desire to alleviate your acne. And of course, you know what to do with the junk food and the high fat and sugar content that it has.

OTHER SUGARS – I’ll leave this to you to decide, but studies suggest that other high sugar content foods like your regular chocolate, and your french fries, and the chips, and the sugar, are all parts of a long list to comprise high sugar foods that worsen acne. For a fact, abstinence from them will help you cure the condition; and so it is reasonable to believe that the same abstinence can help to prevent your acnes also. It is a given: acne treatment by diet is possible; therefore acne prevention by the same means has got to be a viable approach to dealing with acne. There simply isn’t anything else to it.

Acne Body Treat – Types Of Acne To Be Treated

August 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Acne

There are many types of acne, and if you are ignorant of them, you may try to cure yours by the wrong medication. In the end of that, you may end up with your skin worse off than when you started out. You may not want to admit it to yourself, but the truth remains that you need to learn all that you can about them so that you can recognize them, deal with them, and are done with them once and for all.

The first and most common type of the disease is acne vulgaris. It is often the type that you find in kids that are just coming of age, although it is also found on a few adults. This type of acne occurs on the skin of your face as a result of your hormones experiencing some changes, especially with the coming of age. As a result, you will perhaps find it more common in females because of the massive hormone changes that they experience at that time of their lives.

Sometimes, acne vulgaris manifests as cystic acne on your face, sometimes it is what some physicians refer to as subsidizing tropical acne of your trunk, and then there is the type that extensively affects your chest and shoulders.

Acne conglobata is basically the same type as the above, but it is considered to be a more severe form of it because of its aggression and the difficulty of curing it. You will find that although a lot of other people like yourself are suffering from the condition on their faces, yours may decide to grow also on your neck, chest, arms and back. It’s not because you are a worse or dirtier person; it’s just a freak of nature, so don’t freak out.

Another common type of acne is choloracne. Actually, this is a derivative of the terms ‘chlorine’ and ‘acne’. That means that it is the type of acne that you get for using various chlorine products and chlorinated compounds. Various people have various reactions to various substances, and yours just happens to be chlorine. In some people it is more severe, as a matter of fact, than in others. Stopping the disease is however easy because all you have to do is cease your use of the products and find others to use.

There is another type of acne that specifically targets the capillaries of your cheeks, nose and forehead. It fills them with pus and blood, and results in severe skin infections. This is the type of acne that is referred to as acne rosacea.

Then finally, there is the type of acne commonly referred to in professional circles as nodular acne. This type is characterized by small protruding swellings that appear like knobs or lumps on any part of your body. What they really are is a mass of cells on your skin that is no longer part of your skin growth, but of the disease. When you have so many of that all over your body, your skin does look rather unsightly, and you find it hard to spend time with friends, or anybody for that matter.

Having known the types of acne that exist, you need to learn speak to your doctor so that you can be properly diagnosed, and then accorded the appropriate treatment for the disease. Some treatments may have to follow conventional means while others may best be by natural cures for acne, using various remedies that have been known to work.