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Does the plasma level of vitamins A and E affect acne condition?

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"We found that plasma vitamin A concentrations in patients with acne were

significantly lower than those of the control group (336.5 vs. 418.1 lg â„ L, respectively)

P ¼ 0.007. We also found that plasma vitamin E concentrations in patients with acne

were significantly lower than those of controls (5.4 vs. 5.9 mg ℠L) P ¼ 0.05. In

addition, we found that there is a strong relationship between decrease in plasma

vitamin A levels and increase in the severity of acne condition. Patients with severe

acne had significantly lower plasma concentrations of vitamins A and E than did those

with lower acne grade and the age-matched healthy controls."

I found this tid bit of research while surfering my college privileged subscription to some academic journals (that have been peer reviewed) and this is what I've found. Now don't go out and buy some supplement because I doubt that will be the cure all and it is dangerous. However, supplementation and eating foods with Vitamin A (Preferably Beta Carotene) and Vitamin E might be beneficial at Acne although consult a doctor first.

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