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  1. Hello I am posting about some topics which may or may not be relevant to adult acne, but i want to see if other people have any similar symptoms or thoughts. The topics covered are: acne, thyroid and adrenal hormone issues, over active immune system and poor fertility. My wife is 34 and has only had acne since her 20's when work started. This is obviously a stress connected issue and we have also found out she has a slight under active thyroid issue as well. To boost her adrenal
  2. So the Vitex worked for me. I took it over the course of a little over 1 month, 1x day 400mg capsules. Incredibly, the first thing it did for me within a day of taking the first dose, was trigger my period and start clearing up my acne. I had not had my period in over 5 months so for my period to coincidentally start after taking the Vitex was incredible. Absent periods is a longstanding issue with me since I was a teen. I have a history of hormonal problems, more specifically adrenal tumors. Th
  3. The objectives of this study were to determine which factors in early pubertal girls might be predictive of later, severe facial acne. STUDY DESIGN: The study was a 5-year longitudinal cohort study, with yearly visits from 1987 through 1991, in a volunteer sample of 439 black and 432 white fourth- and fifth-grade girls with consent from their legal guardians. The subjects were recruited from public and parochial schools in Cincinnati, Ohio. The degree of facial acne was classified annually
  4. ` So I had blood testing done in September (following a massive, I'm assuming stress induced breakout that happened in August), which revealed slightly elevated DHEA levels. This, coupled with the fact that my breakouts usually only seemed to happen the week before my period (that is- prior to the August outbreak), led me to believe that my acne is hormonal. Also- the acne is under the surface, 'cystic' acne. I was prescribed 75mg of Spironolactone in September- so I've been on this dosage
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