Most teenagers would have problems with acne. It turns out that acne appears this is not just a problem in the skin, but also affect health. What are the effects?
More than 40 percent of teenagers suffer from acne or acne scars in her mid-teens, largely because of a change in hormonal activity. American Academy of Dermatology said that this condition can cause health problems and social problems for adolescents.
Although acne is very common among teenagers, but there are still many who feel angry or embarrassed if you have acne, especially if you have nodular acne that made him avoid social situations.
Acne can arise that cause mild to severe cysts or nodules. This is affected by the condition of the hair follicles in the skin clogging dead skin cells and oil. In this case the bacteria that live on the skin can also contribute.
In the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health researchers found associated with acne higher levels of anxiety and depression in adolescents aged between 12-18 years, as quoted from Livestrong.
While another study found that teens visit a dermatologist for acne problems have emotional and social difficulties the same level as patients with epilepsy or diabetes.
And there is also other evidence that shows when the symptoms of severe mental or emotional problems, it is to distract the teens eating junk food so as to make the acne worse.
To overcome this acne can use a topical treatment or orally. Topical acne medications are usually reduced in various ways such as removing dead skin cells and reduce the number of Propionibacterium acnes bacteria that plays a role in developing acne.
One way to prevent acne is to do a proper skin care, for example by cleaning your face every day, especially at night or after the move, and use noncomedogenic makeup which does not cover the pores.
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