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Suffering from acne? Here’s what you can do

Suffering from acne? Here’s what you can do

1 Jul, 2020

Acne Vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disorder of sebaceous follicles associated with adolescence. It is a major threat to physical beauty and its impact on quality of life often goes unrecognized. Acne has self-limiting course, remitting in late twenties or early thirties, its course is variable with spontaneous flare ups and remissions.

When does it occur?

The age of onset is at puberty or a few months earlier.

How does it occur?

Genetic factors influence the susceptibility to acne.

What does acne do?

Acne is condition that affects the output of the patient. It lowers self-confidence of a person. His level of concentration deteriorates. In grave cases, it may even cause anxiety and depression. Emotional stress has been a known aggravating factor for acne to flare, and this can be tackled successfully with homeopathic remedies. 

Homeopathy has a good scope in acne as this science emphasizes on the psycho-somatic aspects along with physical particulars. 

How can I deal with acne?

Avoid the following:

  • Direct exposure to sunlight (use scarf)
  • Use of cosmetics
  • Greasy food (extra ghee/oil/butter)
  • Junk food
  • Chocolates (dark/milk)
  • Excess of sweets
  • White bread
  • White rice
  • Pasta

Diet for a healthy skin

  • Whole grains
  • Legumes
  • Unprocessed fruits and vegetables
  • Food rich in Zinc, Vitamin A and E
  • Anti-oxidants
  • Eating low-glycemic foods may reduce risk of developing/progressing acne.
  • Tomatoes

Afterall, acne is not just a skin problem, it much deeper than it appears. Seek homeopathy to get rid of it as it needs a balance of mind and body.

Blog courtesy: Dr Kajal Agarwal

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