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Acne: Are Milk and Sugar the Causes?

Acne: Are Milk and Sugar the Causes?

Commented Feb 16, 2011 at 13:57:49 in Home

“TYPO diary for dairy.

I took accutane when i was about 16, i had no self confidence and i could hardly look myself in the mirror, somedays i would grab my moms cover up and use that, it was shameful. Although the accutane worked, now that i am 27 i wonder what potential long term damage it did. Its like launching a nuclear warhead on multiple body systems, including the endocrine system which now we know is a very fragile system. im not even sure if accutane is out there anymore, hopefully not. i dont think there is a cure, for acne, i did have breakouts after accutane, and will have one here and there, I think more emphasis needs to be placed on supporting youth in this awkward time in their life, of course adults can suffer from sever acne as well. The one thing i do know, when i lived in hawaii, i never had pimples, i think mainly from highers doses of UV which does kill acne causing bacteria....”