Lifestyle considerations

Exploring the relationship between lifestyle and acne

Diet and acne

Information on available scientific evidence supporting or denying a connection between dairy, glycemic load, omega-3s, zinc, caloric intake, fatty/oily foods, iodine, chocolate, antioxidants, and acne.
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Stress and acne

A Q&A on what stress actually is, how it affects acne, and ideas on how to handle it.
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Smoking and acne

It’s never a good idea to smoke.
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Alcohol and acne

A bit on alcohol and acne.
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Drugs and acne

A bit on drugs and acne.
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Masturbation and acne

It’s a myth, but might hormones play a part?
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