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Acne Causes

3 'Myths' About Acne That Are Actually True

OWN | Posted 12.31.2014 | OWN

For some, the word "acne" drudges up memories of pimple-prone teen years and blemishes of decades past. For others, it's an all-too-common affliction ...

5 Reasons You STILL Have Acne

Posted 08.21.2014 | OWN

Here's what may be causing those breakouts, and what late bloomers can do to (finally) move past them. By Corrie Pikul You're One of the Unlucky...

Gluten: The Greatest Enemy of Clear Skin

Maura Henninger, N.D. | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Maura Henninger, N.D.

Because gluten-sensitive people cannot properly digest gluten, these large molecules enter the bloodstream, and the immune system recognizes them as invaders, activating an immune response that increases inflammation, which in turn can result in acne.

Does Stress Cause Breakouts?

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 11.20.2012 | Style

Seriously, we need to know. It's stressing us out.

Zits? Preventing Acne the Dr. Sara Way

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 09.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

When it comes to breakouts and zits, DO NOT go for the antibiotics and harsh chemicals that can unnaturally thin your skin and make you burn in the sun. A few small tweaks to your food plan can make a world of difference.

Do These Cause Acne?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Hyman, MD

As our sugar and dairy consumption has increased over the last 100 years so has the number of people with acne. We now have over 17 million acne sufferers, costing our health care system $1 billion a year.