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Acne Treatment And Smoking

Ice">All of us have ideas about acne and the factors that affect acne treatment. Smoking is one such factor. Does smoking reduce the chances of quick cure? Many trials have been conducted to find out about the effect of smoking on acne formation and acne treatment. Till now no specific results have been found out. It is a known fact that smoking reduces the healing rate. So you can be sure that if you have acne that is ulcerating or is infected, it may take longer in getting healed. Smoking also makes skin age faster. Smoking may not cause acne, but to treat acne faster, it is better to drop smoking. Smoking affects all the vital organs of the body and it is better avoided. How about sunlight?

Acne and Sunlight

Many teenagers believe that sunlight reduces the acne. It may be possible that the rays of the sun may be reducing the population of the bacteria P.acnes. But this has not been established scientifically as yet.

Sunrays can prove to be dangerous to the skin. Sunrays age the skin very fast. Wrinkles, blotches, sunspots, etc all form because of sunrays. The sunrays also cause skin cancer.

Most of the acne medications make the skin sensitive to sun. If you are using some of these medications such as retinoids, your probability of getting sunburn increases. It is better to protect yourself from the sun. What about supplements?

Acne and supplements

Can supplements cause acne? People take variety of supplements to gain weight, muscles and for other purposes. Most of them are protein powders. Supplements are enriched foods. No relation has been established between supplements and acne. Unless you are taking hormones your chances of getting acne are very poor. However if you feel that a particular supplement is causing acne, please stop taking that.

This article is only for informative purposes. This article is not intended to be a medical advise and it is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor for your medical concerns. Please follow any tip given in this article only after consulting your doctor. The author is not liable for any outcome or damage resulting from information obtained from this article.

Submitted by:

CD Mohatta

The author CD Mohatta writes on acne for acnedoctor.us which guides about skin care, acne treatments, causes, medicines, myths, acne scars, etc.




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