Acne is a very common skin disorder no one wants to deal with. From nodules to cysts and everything in between, acne may hurt individual’s self respect and confidence.
There are a few different kinds of acne and unfortunately none of them has a treatment that suits a single type of body. However, developments in acne treatments have progressed well in the last few decades and there are a series of prescription and nonprescription treatments you can try to minimize the effects of acne.
Eventually, acne occurs when hair follicles are blocked or fat is accumulated under the skin, but treating acne is more nuanced than this. You should know what kind of pimple you have in order to know where you must start your treatment regimen from. Described below is three acne precipitators and effective ways of treating them.
The most common reason of hormonal acne is the increase in androgen levels. According to Medical News Today, androgen which’s a hormon found both in males and females, causes the sebaceous glands under the skin to grow. Androgen is tend to increase in puberty but in some people it continues in their 20s and 30s. People with higher androgen levels produces more sebum and this ebum may cause the cellular walls of the cells to break down and bacteria to grow.
Prescripted medicines recommended by dermatologists may reduce pimples in individuals with these kind of hormonal acne. Consult your dermatologist to discover the right treatment for your case of acne.
Stress Related Acne
We all have stress from time to time. Stess has many effects on body such as headaches, sleeplessness, heartburn, high blood pressure and of course sometimes acne.
If your acne is triggered by stress and irregular, you can cure the blemishes with non-prescription medicines such as benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. These are high quality compıunds in pharmacy medicines that helps to dry our pimples and increase cell cycle.
Stress acne can also be weakened, what about… reducing stress! Meditation, yoga and all exercises are proven to reduce stress, for this reason take care of your mental health to reduce these kinds of acne.
Extrinsic Factors Related Acne
Fancy cosmetics does not always make you look best. High amountsof compounds in skin care and makeup, highly strong scent and comedogenic oils may block the pores and cause acne.
When you begin a skin regimen against acne, your dermatologist may suggest you to take your skin care routine upto basic needs (cleanser, moisturizer and SPF). To reduce the number of problematic compounds, these products should not be comedogenic and be scentless.
Additional extrinsic factors may be touching your face too often and possibly diet. According to Healthline, while studying the negative effects nutrition on acne, foods rich in antioxidants and vitamins reduce the acne-triggering inflammation. Practicing an anti-inflammatory diet may be effective for some acne patients but before starting a dramatical change of nutrition you must consukt your dermatologist.
Acne scars are generally found on forehead, cheeks, nose, jawline and back. During an acne and acne scar therapy, understanding acnes and acne scars is the first step of preventing and minimizing acnes and acne scars .
As there are different kinds of acnes, there are also different kinds of acne scars. There are 3 main kinds of acne scars:
1-Ice-pick scar – small, deep holes on your skin like being pricked with a sharp object
2-Rolling scar – scar tissue forming under the skin and creating an irregular look on the surface
3-Boxcar – round or oval dents or craters on the skin
Acne and acne scar treatments applied in our clinic are: