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Diet Caloric Intake and Acne Increased calories might increase skin oil production, and thus make acne worse. Is this why most "acne diets" tend to work in the short term when "bad" foods are eliminated and calories end up getting reduced? Perhaps. December 20,2018
Emotional/Psychological Acne Dysmorphia Acne dysmorphia is a rare but debilitating mental illness, linked to body dysmorphic disorder, and similar in psychiatric terms to Anorexia Nervosa. People with acne... December 23,2018
Adult Acne Adult Acne Adult acne affects 25% of adult men and 50% of adult women at some point. On this page, adult acne versus adult onset acne is explored, and treatment options for both men and women are presented. October 02,2018
Body Acne Back and Body Acne About half of people with facial acne have body acne. It occurs most often on the back, chest, and the back of the neck. Treatment is similar to treatment for facial acne, but since the skin of the body is tougher, it can usually handle a more aggressive treatment regimen. December 23,2018
Body Acne Neck Acne The skin on the back of the neck is thicker than facial skin. Acne in this area is treated similarly to acne on the face, but the tougher skin on the back of the neck can normally handle more aggressive treatment. December 23,2018
Body Acne Scalp Acne Greasy hair products can contribute to acne on the scalp. Avoid these products if you experience scalp acne. Treatment can include benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid,... August 31,2018
What Is Acne What Causes Acne? There are many potential causes of acne, including hormones, diet, vitamin deficiency, stress, evolutionary biology, and inflammation, amongst others. Science still does not know exactly, but some possibilities are explored. December 23,2018