Why Acne Can Strike Women after the Teen Years

Why Acne Can Strike Women after the Teen Years

Why Acne Can Strike Women after the Teen YearsWomen are left bewildered when acne plagues them even into adulthood. What causes these annoying acne outbreaks?

Key takeaways:

– Research has revealed that adult acne risk factors are high stress levels, low fruit and vegetables and a family history of adult acne.

– Junk food has been shown to cause more acne outbreaks since they have a high glycemic index.

– Women tend to suffer from more adult acne outbreaks due to hormonal changes.

Women may get acne before their menstrual period, for example, or when they start or stop birth control pills, Jaliman said.

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https://consumer.healthday.com/kids-health-information-23/acne-news-3/why-acne-can-strike-women-after-the-teen-years-717264.htm

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Mike Dilkes MS FRCS(ORL-HNS), FRCSEd, FRCS

Mike Dilkes ENT is based in Central, North, East and South London. Most of our consultations and treatments are carried out either at The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth or The London Independent Hospital. The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth is one of London's biggest and most prestigious private hospitals.

It is in St Johns's Wood, a leafy area of the west end, just north of Harley Street and Regent's Park. The London Independent Hospital is in Stepney Green, hidden away just behind Mile End Road, just to the East of the City of London. Formally The London Jewish Hospital, it is a purpose built modern building with full facilities, beautifully appointed rooms, state of the art laser systems and, in case anything goes wrong (it really shouldn't), a fully covered Consultant 24 hour ward and Intensive Care presence - the only private hospital in London to have this.