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Acne And Diet Is Not The Main Cause

Mar 27, 2008
Although a number of people think acne and diet habits are closely linked this is not the sole cause for having this skin condition. In this article we take a look at some other factors which can contribute to a person suffering from this particular skin condition and how it can be treated.

In fact even today we are still unsure of what actually causes a person to suffer from this form of skin condition. Although certainly doctors when treating a person with acne will take a number of different factors into consideration to provide them with the appropriate kind of treatment. Below we take a look at what the factors are.

1. Overactive Sebaceous Glands - These glands are located deep in a person's skin and produce an oil known as sebum. However overtime hormonal changes take place in a person's body and this will often result in these glands becoming enlarged and producing large amounts of oil. Because of this the pores of the skin find it very difficult to cope with these additional amounts of oil and so become blocked and the spots associated with acne begin to appear.

2. Skins Pores Become Blocked - One of the main reasons why a person's pores become blocked is that their sebaceous glands are producing too much sebum which is not able to be adequately eliminated from the body. Over time a build up of this oil causes the pores to become blocked which results in a person developing the kinds of spots often associated with acne.

3. Normal Skin Bacteria Activity - Even though acne does not actually develop because of a bacterial infection, it can actually play a major role in making the condition much worse. Normally our skin has a bacterium (known as Propionibacterium Acnes) on it, which helps to prevent harmful bacteria from getting into our skin. But when the pores of the skin become blocked this bacteria then produces chemicals, which cause the sebum oil our bodies produce to alter. This results in your skin becoming irritated and inflamed and which results in acne being present.

4. Skin Inflammation - As you will have seen from above all the factors we have previously listed will result in a person's skin becoming inflamed which is often a major sign of acne developing. Yet there is another reason for why a person's skin has become inflamed. It is their immune system is trying to fight whatever it is that is irritating the skin in the first place.

Yes the wrong kind of diet can certainly contribute to a person's acne becoming far more severe than it is currently. However as mentioned above there are other factors which will need to be taken into consideration as well. By making changes to your diet you can help to greatly reduce the condition but it will not cure it altogether. To do this you will need to try one of the many different treatments that are now available.

There are products such as Zenmed Derma Cleanse System, Proactiv Solution and Murad which are very effective at helping to treat the condition over an long period of time. But if you want to try something a little more different and which will help to clear up your acne much more quickly it may be worth your while considering using the "Acne Free In 3 Days" program instead.

Although an unhealthy diet can certainly contribute towards a person being prone to developing acne this is not the only factor which should be taken into consideration. Certainly acne and dietary habits which are bad will exacerbate the condition further. Yet making changes to your diet should be high on your list for treating the acne along with using some kind of treatment mentioned previously.
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