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Lifestyle Modifications And Other 'safety Measures' To Follow Near/around That Time Of The Month(For Hormonal Acne)?

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#1 aanabill

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 11:55 PM

i think the heading says it all.

 

i will just elaborate saying that i would like you to add your valuable opinion on what dietary changes,lifestyle modifications,habits and safety measures one should take up near that time of the month.

i primarily talk about those who are not on any bcp or hormonal treatment but it should be equally good for those who do as well.

add notes,anecdotal evidences or anything you feel or know is related to hormonal acne and it's 'other-treatments'.

 

 

also,do you think your skin gets 'more' oily around the time of your menstruation?

what do u try or have done to prevent or better that?

 

 

 

i would add one point:

taking care of insulin spike after meals with cinnamon (by my logic) might help with hormonal acne.specially around that time when we are probably more sensitive.

 

 

thanks.


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Posted 02 August 2013 - 02:32 AM

I don't speak from experience, but I have heard of women successfully taking anti-inflammatories (e.g. ibuprofen or naproxen) around that time to minimise breakouts.


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Posted 02 August 2013 - 11:40 PM

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Itchy red raised skin - dermatitis??
http://www.acne.org/...-with-pictures/
 
huge pores
http://www.acne.org/...dwith-pictures/
 
indented scar
http://www.acne.org/...iswith-picture/
 
oils used for cooking
http://www.acne.org/...oilgood-or-bad/
 
inflamed whiteheads & clogged pores
http://www.acne.org/...twith-pictures/
 
my balanced diet chart and skincare routine(medications taken & products used now)
http://www.acne.org/...food-allergies/
http://www.acne.org/...incare-routine/
 

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 08:52 AM

sip on green tea after meals or spearment tea.

on necessarily just that time but in general.

its known to help.


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http://www.acne.org/...-with-pictures/
 
huge pores
http://www.acne.org/...dwith-pictures/
 
indented scar
http://www.acne.org/...iswith-picture/
 
oils used for cooking
http://www.acne.org/...oilgood-or-bad/
 
inflamed whiteheads & clogged pores
http://www.acne.org/...twith-pictures/
 
my balanced diet chart and skincare routine(medications taken & products used now)
http://www.acne.org/...food-allergies/
http://www.acne.org/...incare-routine/
 

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 02:48 AM

Anti androgen herbs
Betaine HCL and digestive enzymes
Vitamin D

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 04:59 AM

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Itchy red raised skin - dermatitis??
http://www.acne.org/...-with-pictures/
 
huge pores
http://www.acne.org/...dwith-pictures/
 
indented scar
http://www.acne.org/...iswith-picture/
 
oils used for cooking
http://www.acne.org/...oilgood-or-bad/
 
inflamed whiteheads & clogged pores
http://www.acne.org/...twith-pictures/
 
my balanced diet chart and skincare routine(medications taken & products used now)
http://www.acne.org/...food-allergies/
http://www.acne.org/...incare-routine/
 




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