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Yoga For Acne!which Ones?how Fast?how Long?!

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hello friends!

holistic living and healthy diet is known to have a positive effect on us,acne sufferers.

so having a balanced diet and having an active life(both physically and mentally) is important.

also eliminating food items that cause u problem is a must.(different people seems to have different don't go by what others are following.check for yourselves what suits you and what doesn't but make it a point to share your unique experiences and ideas/'ll not only help others in practicing the better routine and gaining inspiration but also give you the due encouragement and thumbs-up.

personally,i feel very relieved and at peace when my fellow bloggers/members here discuss and suggest things or approve of what i'm up to.)

now,here comes a tricky(am not sure if it's a grave issue to discuss) question!

but i'm pretty sure that many of us have the same question in our mind.

we all wanna know how much or how long to carry on to see some positive results.eusa_think.gif

with food and diet,

1) how long should we eliminate a food item?

2) how long after maintaining a balanced diet do you think body comes back on the right track?

3) does small tricks and home-recipes detox or cleans the system sufficiently?or are drastic measures always needed for one and all?

(things green tea,lemon water,some say oil pulling, fasting or simple/raw food does help they say!)

as for lifestyle,

4)BIG QUESTION EVERYWHERE : how long should regular(or 3-4 times a week in most cases) exercise or yoga(asanas,meditation,pranayama etc) take to show results?

(i'm not talking about losing weight,which people think is so obvious.i understand why! but the overall health benefit like relaxed body and mind,quality sleep,quality skin and overall health)

5) how long does it take to come back on right track of life if all aspects including a good diet,proper sleep,proper lifestyle is maintained?

1 week? 2 weeks?

1 month?

6 months???!

what do you think?

this post is for discussion.

u can add your valuable comment.whatever you feel is right.

with or without any try or evidence.=)rolleyes.gif

please add your comment.eusa_pray.gif

i'm positively eager to hear from you all.also,add anecdotes if u have any.


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We can't tell you how long before you see results. But you need to move around every day. This idea that you can 'workout' 3 times a week while spending the rest of your time avoiding any labor is goofy. Walk, climb stairs, dane, do physical chores, etc, daily and as much as you can fit in.

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[ Story: Severe Acne since I was 10. 10+ years of Dermatologists, Antibiotics, topicals and ACCUTANE did nothing. Discovered oranges triggered the worst of my cystic acne = about 70% improvement. Tried some nutrient supplements like B-complex with zinc and C, saw palmetto and a BHA like the aspirin mask = more improvement, a lot less oily. Then, Diet changes = Clear.

Regimen: Anti-inflammatory, nutrient dense, blood sugar stabilizing diet and supplements (for hormones, inflammation, aging, health). No soap or other cleanser except for hand washing! Water only or Oil cleanse. Aloe Vera mixed with niacinimide and a high linoleic acid oil for moisturizer and reduce pigmentation.

Diet effects acne in so many ways: hormone balance, inflammation, Insulin levels, digestion, allergies and intolerances, liver function, adrenal function, SHBG levels, sebum quality, cell function and turnover, nutrient deficiencies, body fat, etc. Basic advice: Eat, sleep, supplement and exercise like you are a diabetic. And eat real food!

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I guess it depends on how extreme you want to work out. if it's heavy or extreme workouts you want to do, such as body building and cardiovascular, then you may want to limit those to 3-4 times a week. But if you're only talking about yoga, then I've seen people do their yoga stretches and walks 1 to 3 times a day! It's kind of hard to tell you which form of yoga to use. Just so long as your moving around and doing something then you should be fine. I myself am on my feet more than half the day, so I only need to stretch once a day to maintain loose muscles and some flexibility, but I have done it twice a day before as well (when I wake and before I sleep).

If you type in "Yoga for skin" or "Exercises for clear skin/acne" on YouTube, you'll come across a lot of people who can demonstrate several forms of yoga for you. Most of what I've seen keeps the body close together while the head is upside down. Some prefer this kind of yoga that turns your head upside down so that fresh blood is constantly pumping upwards into your face, clearing out all the toxins that may have been sitting there. Whether or not this is true I'm not sure. For me, yoga alone didn't help. I've done yoga and was even a second degree in Martial Arts for 6 years and still had cysts and pimples everywhere, no matter how many times I was slammed on my back or thrown into the ground with my feet in the air. However I had terrible diet at that time, or at least a diet that the acne boards here consider terrible. I'm glad you understand that living and dieting is just as important. Combine several of these factors together and your skin should improve substantially.

The best thing to do is to simply move around and stretch a lot. :)

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