Milk Could Be The Cause of Your Breakouts
February 9th, 2011
Although there could be many causes for why a person breakouts there is a simple way you can look at it. Acne is caused by inflammation of the skin glands and hair follicles.
Knowing that little piece of information, even if the cause of your acne is hormonal, you can still get your skin under control.
One sure-fire way to get your skin on the path to being clear, is to address internal inflammation by eliminating foods that are known to be pro-inflammatory.
These could include sugar, starches, milk or dairy and eliminating them from your diet can bring you skin that is clear, smooth and acne-free.
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Milk could be the cause of your breakouts as they contain a testosterone producing hormone called androgen.
The connection between acne and androgen has been made by many studies and some experts believe this is the cause of excess oil which causes acne to arise.
If you have noticed blemishes a few days after drinking milk then you might want to avoid or eliminate it all together depending on the severity of your condition.
It takes your body about a week to ten days to filter out the hormones at which point your breakouts should subside.
Another view of the problem could be the exacerbation of the condition by improper cleansing. For example over-washing the skin can lead to surface dryness and suppressed oil production causing the skin to overcompensate and produce more oil.
The opposite can also be true if the person does not wash his face before going to bed. This leads to oil, dirt, toxins and dead skin to get trapped in pores, enlarging them and causing the person’s skin to breakout.
Controlling the inflammation, if its hormonal, can be done through diet and certain vitamins and minerals which will provide antioxidant benefits and help detox the skin and fight inflammation.
Holistic practitioners cite poor diets and deficiencies in vitamins and minerals as factors that upset the natural internal workings of physical organs therefore manifesting as illnesses and physical imbalances.
Did you know that a riboflavin deficiency, also known as B2, can cause acne? This vitamin is essential for healthy skin, hair and nails.
Eating green leafy vegetables, beans, and almonds can provide you with this essential vitamin.
Another supplement that can help you get rid of acne is zinc. Duke University and The Department of Dermatology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York confirm this claim and recognize that zinc is an essential antioxidant for healthy skin and for boosting the immune system.
Some topical and at home acne treatments can aid you in eliminating your acne more rapidly and with the help of professional treatments you can have clear skin in no time.
Lastly, I always believe that a positive attitude can help you transform any life condition and studies show that your skin responds well to relaxed conditions. My hope is that your increased knowledge of your skin can help ease any concerns about it and thus helping you approach your definition of flawless skin.
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