Acne on face

What Can Trigger Acne?

By Dr. Sankeerth Vijayakumar, Dermatology Generally people in their teenage, mostly within twelve to fifteen years of age develop spots on their skin. This is primarily a hormonal condition affecting boys more than girls. However even elder people sometimes develop acne. Though acne may appear harmless, if untreated it persists for several…

Therapeutic Approach to Adult Onset Acne

By Dr. Himanshu Singhal, Dermatology, Acne, medically known as Acne Vulgaris, is a skin disease that involves the oil glands at the base of hair follicles. It commonly occurs during puberty when the sebaceous (oil) glands come to life – the glands are stimulated by male hormones produced by the adrenal glands…

Acne – 10 Foods That Help You Prevent It!

By Dr. Jyoti Chabria, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Acne is a very common skin problem which bothers most people, primarily teenagers. Many factors contribute to an outbreak of acne on your face but eating right may just prevent those troublesome pimples. Dietary changes may help clear your face and restore the balance of your skin.…

What Things Can Make Acne Worse?

By Dr. Vinay Singh, Dermatology, The word ‘Acne’ comes from the word ‘Acme’ meaning ‘the highest point’, which comes from the Greek akme meaning ‘point’ or ‘spot’ – it was originally misspelled, with an ‘n’ rather than an ‘m’ in 1835. Acne, medically known as Acne Vulgaris, is a skin disease that…

How Are Spicy Foods Linked to Acne?

By Isaac – International Skin & Anti Ageing Centre,  Truth be told, the food itself typically doesn’t cause acne, but the side effects of eating spicy foods like hot peppers certainly increase the chances of a breakout occurring. That’s especially true if you’re not used to eating spicy foods. Hence, acne…

10 Foods That Help Prevent Acne

By, Dt. Rashmi Sharma, Dietitian/Nutritionist Acne is a very common skin problem which bothers most people, primarily teenagers. Many factors contribute to an outbreak of acne on your face but eating right may just prevent those troublesome pimples. Dietary changes may help clear your face and restore the balance of your…

Acne and Breakouts: Skin Care and Prevention

By, Dr. Jitendra Singh, General Physician Acne is a skin condition which occurs when there is an obstruction in the skin pores. These pores are the orifices that secrete oil to keep the skin hydrated. However, the blocking of skin pores due to the accumulation of oil and dead skin cells which appear…

How To Treat Acne Without Antibiotics?

By Dr. Harish, Dermatology Deposition of dead skins cells at the location of hair follicles as well as secretion of oil cause a common skin condition known as acne. The occurrence of acne can happen anywhere on your body including your face, back, chest and neck. Treatment of acne depends on…

Acne Scars – Homeopathic Treatment For It!

By, Dr. Sarfaraz Alam, Homeopathy The acne and scars seems to be upsetting as it spoils once beauty. Severe Acne may sometimes lead to damaging your self esteem and this may result in scars as a reminder of acne. Everybody is not left with scars as a result of acne. Only…

Acne and Scars – Know Everything About It!

By Dr. Gayathri Devi, Dermatology Small amounts of dead skin cells which are shed from the scalp are called dandruff. Dandruff is a harmless, chronic condition that occurs when the scalp becomes dry or greasy and produces white flakes of dead skin that appear in the hair or on the shoulders.…