Understanding Acne

Acne is a skin condition that occurs when hair follicles are plugged with dead skin cells, excess oil from the skin, excess activity of a type of hormone (androgens) and bacteria. Its symptoms are blackheads, pimples, whiteheads, scarring and oily skin. It mainly appears on the face, chest, shoulder and forehead. It can be genetic or can result from the meal we consume (diet) or even stress (it does not necessarily cause acne but worsens it if one has acne).

Acne can go away, but before that, you struggle a lot. It comes with its complications such as anxiety, reduced self-esteem, depression among others. Dealing with it could take a life time.

For some people, acne heals so fast while for others it can resist to heal. It requires the right procedure and professional medication is advised as acne is of various types. Seeking medical attention enable you do understand your skin and treat it as required.

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