Acne has been a nagging problem for several teenagers as well as adults. We answer some of the most common acne-related questions asked by people.
1. Does stress cause acne?
Yes, stress is among the most common causes of acne. Stress causes hormonal changes, which eventually lead to acne. Homeopathy has good scope in the treatment of both stress and acne. Homeopathic medicines can eliminate eruptions over a period of time, prevent further outbreaks and gradually give you healthy-looking skin.
2. I never had acne as a teenager. Does this elevate my chances of getting acne as an adult?
There is a different type of adult acne called acne vulgaris that can affect individuals over the age of 30, who may not have experienced the problem in their teens. Although this is not true for all, it depends on the changes that occur in an individual’s body due to hormonal imbalance, especially due to menstruation or pregnancy.
3. What kind of acne can be treated at home and what kind of acne requires a dermatologist’s help?
Acne needs to be treated by dermatologists only in order to prevent early scarring. Unnecessarily trying home remedies for acne cure at home will only increase the incidence of acne scarring.
4. I unconsciously touch my face and prick acne. Will this make it worse?
You must absolutely avoid touching or pricking your acne, except at the time of applying medicines, or you may end up scarring your skin permanently.
5. I do not want to take allopathic medicines for acne. Is there any alternative?
Homeopathy medicines can be very effective in treating acne. Homeopathy not only controls the excessive sebum secretion that causes acne, it also treats underlying causes such as polycystic ovarian disorder, etc. Homeopathic medicines have no side-effects and can treat acne very effectively.