Wednesday, January 6, 2010

[FAO] Acne : Cause and Home Remedies

Are you tired of a huge pink dot on the end of your nose. You detest the glimpse of whiteheads sprouting under your bottom lip. You don't like this at all and want toget rid of acne. So lets understand the causes of acne. Acne may be the scourge of the adolscent years, but it can follow some people into middle age and beyond." Women can have flare-ups at 25 or 35 years old and even older.

Acne is really a catchall term for a variety of symptoms such as pimples, whiteheads, and blackheads. "It's a condition where the pores of the skin become clogged and the person gets inflamed and non inflamed lesions."

So what's the cause of all the clogging?

"Chocolate doesn't cause acne." "Dirty hair or skin doesn't cause it. Sex, either too much of it or a lack of it, doesn't cause it either."

So what does? Heredity- at least for the most part.
"Acne is genetic; it tends to run in families. It is an inherited defect of your pores."

If both of your parent had acne, three out of four of your brothers and sisters will get it, too. But if your sister is pimple-free while your face is a war zone, be aware that other factors can aggravate an acne outbreak . Read more HERE 



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