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I don't think so - isn't it just part of puberty and growing up, the hormones thing?

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Both males and females can take vitamin supplements or ensure they are eating a healthy diet which may assist with hormones. Taken from Your Last Acne Solution ebook:

Prostaglandins translate the directives of hormones into local instructions for local cells and tissues.  Without these prostaglandins it would be like a conductor trying to lead a blind orchestra.  The music would be played all out of tune and timing.  The “hormonal symphony� would become disrupted and out of balance.

Well that is what happens to your hormones when your body does not have enough of these prostaglandins to keep things in balance. (Don’t let the long, scary word throw you, it’s just a “stiff-collar� term for body chemicals that help regulate hormones.)

These prostaglandins are essential for hormone regulation.  Think of them as hormone stabilizers.  There are over thirty different prostaglandins.  All of which play a different role in hormone regulation.

That is one of the major reasons you get acne most during puberty.  Because the surge of hormones your body produces at this time requires a lot more of these prostaglandins to keep hormones in balance.  But the problem is your body simply does not have enough of the raw materials to manufacture enough prostaglandins to keep things in balance.  So a key part of hormonal balance is supplying the body with plenty of raw material for proper prostaglandin production.

So what is the raw material necessary for prostaglandins production?

Well, you'll never guess.  The raw material is fat, but not just any fat…The fat I'm talking about is special fat called essential fatty acids.  Essential fatty acids are fatty acids the body cannot manufacture.  They must come from your diet.  They are found in cold-water fish like cod and salmon and in vegetable oils like flax, borage, primrose, walnut, and black current seeds.

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Yes Like the person before me is saying try some kind of Oil, Borage Oil (Starflower Oil) is the most potent and contains the highest ammount of GLA. I am currently testing this at the moment.

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i just ordered a kit from skintactix.com and it claims to block male hormones from increasing sebum production. heres what they say:

[Testosterone (an androgen hormone) targets the skin and the sebaceous glands where sebum is produced.  It combines with the enzyme 5alpha-reductase to produce dihydrotestosterone, which stimulates the sebaceous glands to produce increased volumes of sebum.  Sebum is expelled out into the follicular tube.]

[skintactix acne products block 5alpha-reductase with cinnamon extract, zinc and green tea extract, and thereby reduce dihydrotestosterone.  This reduces sebum production.]

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Green Tea helps but i haven't tried it yet. I have green tea extract in pill form but i'm holding off on it for now.

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