The Main Causes of Acne - Health Channel


The Main Causes of Acne |

Hormones and genetics are very important components of acne, explains Dr. Deborah Longwill, Dermatologist with Baptist Health South Florida.
She describes certain type of hormones, such as cortisol, can cause the gland proliferate and the bacteria gets into the skin and causes the infection.
Milk, chocolate, humid climates, some topical treatments, manipulation and some foods can aggravate the acne condition, she affirms.

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