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to Permanently Cure Acne by Louise Griffin (Naturopath)
Types of Skin Acne
1. Acne vulgaris
Acne vulgaris are most commonly skin diseases in puberty, as a result of an increase in testosterone, typically of the face and shoulders, chest, back, etc., according to the article of "Acne" by Dr.William D. James, M.D. posted in The NeW England Journal of Medicine, the author indicated that acne affects more than 85 percent of teenagers but frequently continues into adulthood....
2. Acne rosacea
Acne rosacea is a chronic condition of a red rash predominantly on the face as a result of the increase of blood flow of the capillaries in the lower layers of the skin.
3. Acne conglobata
Acne conglobata is an uncommon and unusually severe and highly inflammatory form of acne presenting with comedones, nodules and abscesses found on the chest, the shoulders, the back, the buttocks, etc. According to the article of " Mutilating Facial Acne Conglobata by Patterson WM, Stibich AS, Dobke M, Schwartz RA posted in Cutis. 2000;66:139-140, that authors indicated that Acne conglobata, a severe form of acne vulgaris, often produces pronounced disfigurement. We describe a 23-year-old man with acne conglobata. Although this type of acne is often more marked on the back rather than on the face, our patient was unusual in that it was localized mainly to the cheeks.
4. Acne cosmetica
Acne are caused by the use of cosmetic products, including making the acne problem worse. the disease mostly happens to individuals who use cosmetics on a daily or frequent user.
5. Acne fulminans
Acne fulminan is an sever form of acne conglobata occurs after unsuccessful treatment for another form of acne. Many researchers believe that ance fulminan is a result of immunologically induced disease causes a rise in sebum and Propionibacterium acnes bacteria due to elevation of the level of testosterone.
6. Acne medicamentosa -
Acne medicamentosa are caused by starting or stopping a medicine caused by hormone change such as corticosteroids.
7. Baby acne
Baby acne as the name, it is a rash on the cheeks, chin, and forehead of approximately 20% of infants. Many researchers believe it is caused by increased sensitivity of sebaceous glands to maternal hormones in pregnancy.
As a result of excesive oils accumulated in the sebaceous gland's duct which have undergone through a chemical reaction cause of oxidation. Sebaceous gland is a small gland responsible for secreting of the greasiness of the skin.
2. Cystic Acne
Cystic acne is large acne lesions and develops when untreated nodules advance in growth and development as a result of inflammation.
3. Papules (small red bumps)
Papule is type of a solid, elevated spot on the skin that is less than 1 cm wide with either either brown, purple, pink or red in color.
Pustule is a small elevation of the skin consisting of necrotic inflammatory cells as a result of inducing a sterile inflammatory response of the cells.
5. Scarring of the skin
As a result of an inflamed lesion of papules, pustules, or cysts have damaged the inner layer of skin that can not heal properly.
As a result of excessive oils accumulated in the sebaceous gland's duct which have not undergone through a chemical reaction cause of oxidation. Sebaceous gland is a small gland responsible for secreting of the greasiness of the skin.
A. External cause of acne
Acne caused by dirt and oil plug up your skin's pores. If the bacteria gets trapped, then the skin gets red and inflamed and you get pimples. This generally is a result of improper diet.
B. Internal cause of acne
1. Berms and bacteria
Acne caused by excessive amounts of germs existing in a person's system. The liver and kidney working to cleanse the system of toxins are unable to remove all germs completely, the extra burden is placed on the skin to remove them.
2. Family history
Person with family history of acne are at higher risk to develop acne him/herself.
3. Oily skin
Oily skin can result of clogging the pores.
The begin and stop using of certain medication can cause hormone change causing acne. Intake of certain medication such as corticosteroids or testosterone pill increases the risk of acne.
Certain cosmetic product may contains comodogenic ingredients that worsens the problem of acne.
As excessive and constant sweating can result of clogging the pores.
Acne can be genetic passing through from parent to their child, If both of your parents had acne, you're even more likely to have it.
8. Weather and working environment
Hot, humid climates and work condition can increase the risk of acne.
A. Conventional medicine
Antibiotic is a type of a chemical substance produced by a microorganism, which has the capacity to inhibit the growth of or to kill other microorganisms to decrease in the number of bacteria in and around the follicle, including
1.1. Oral antibiotics (taken by mouth)
Tetracycline is produced by the Streptomyces genus of Actinobacteria, used treat acne and against bacterial infections.
Doxycycline, a member of the tetracycline antibiotics group produced by Pfizer Inc., commonly used to treat a variety of infections, including acne.
A It is a bacteriostatic antibiotic used to treat acne.
1.2. Topical antibiotics
Topical antibiotics applied to the surface to treat infections of the skin as a result of acne. Most common types of topical antibiotics includes
It is a lincosamide antibiotic used to treat acne caused by infections.
Erythromycin is a macrolide antibiotic, similar to the penicillin used to treat acne.
c. Dapsone Creams or gels
According to the "Dapsone Gel Shows Benefit for Treatment of Acne Vulgaris" by Peggy Pecka. From Medscape Medical News, the author wrote that both studies showed that the dapsone resulted in a substantial reduction in both inflammatory and noninflammatory acne with minor adverse effects, such as mild to moderate reactions at the site of treatment, headache, and runny nose.
d. Retinoic acid cream or gel
According to the study of "Retinoic acid in acne therapy." by F. W. Danby, the author wrote that since that time v has been used in millions doses in US. and Canada. It is superb material when used as directed and have protential of reducing the cost of acne care substantially.
b. Benzoyl peroxide
Benzoyl peroxide is an genetic compound in the peroxide family used to treat acne by introducing oxygen into the pore to treat bacteria cause of acne breakouts.
c. Topical azelaic acid
Azelaic acid is an genetic compound with the formula (CH2)7(CO2H) used to treat moderate cases of comedonal and inflammatory acne as a result of growth of skin bacteria. In a study of Azelaic acid in the treatment of papulopustular rosacea: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials." by Liu RH, Smith MK, Basta SA, Farmer ER., Department of Dermatology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA. posted in US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, reseachers found that Azelaic acid in 20% cream and 15% gel formulations appears to be effective in the treatment of papulopustular rosacea, particularly in regard to decreases in mean inflammatory lesion count and erythema severity. Compared with metronidazole, azelaic acid appears to be an equally effective, if not better, treatment option.
2. Acne as a result of hormone change
If acne is caused by androgen production stimulates sebaceous glands by inhibiting the biologic effects of androgens. Spironolactone is a diuretic and used as an antiandrogen.
2.2.Birth control pills
Birth control pill can reduce the production of androgens, thus reducing the risk of acne.
According to the study of "Pharmacology of hormonal contraceptives and acne." by O'Connell K, Westhoff C. Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York,USA. posted in US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, researchers found that Oral contraceptives (OCs) decrease free testosterone levels by reducing testosterone production by the ovaries and adrenal glands, increasing SHBG, and inhibiting conversion of free testosterone to dihydrotestosterone. Studies have shown that the progestin component of OCs lowers androgen levels, which are directly associated with the development of acne lesions. Currently, 3 OCs have received approval for acne from the US Food and Drug Administration. For patients with acne who are already benefiting from OC treatment, there is no need to change the OC; however, when an OC proves insufficient against sebum production, switching to a formulation that is approved for acne is recommended.
3. Other treatments
1. A laser procedure called photodynamic therapy
Photodynamic theray is a procedure in which a photosensitizing agent (Levulan) is applied to the infected skin by activating a special wavelength of light to treat a variety of different skin conditions, including acne.
It is the procedure to removal, drainage, or injection of cysts with cortisone.
3. Isotretinoin (Accutane)
It is a medication used to treat severe cystic acne vulgaris.
B. In common approach
Always wash your body immediately after exercise, work out, etc. with mild soap and tepid water. Keep your skin clean all the time, specially your face. For acne treatment and cure you might want to try some of the following natural remedies mixtures.
1. Cream and lotion
Be sure before applying skin cream or lotion in acne effected area, wash it with mild soap and tepid water because water too hot or too cold might cause the breaking of capillaries (small veins). The best choice of acne cream and lotion is the one made by using ingredients of natural remedies that exist in the kitchen of your home for cost effectiveness and little or no side effect. You can find some acne formulas in this article. For convenience, there are plenty of acne creams and lotions in pharmacy drug stores. Be sure to choose one that does not contain chemicals causing side effects to your sensitive skin. Ask the pharmacist in the drug store which is the best approach. Please note that chemicals help to preserve the product might cause side effects to your sensitive skin.
2. Reducing the intake of saturated fat
Saturated fat intake causing the build up of cholesterol in capillaries, the small veins in your skin. Without giving enough oxygen to it, your skin becomes oily and easy to attract dirt, causing acne. To avoid this, you should substitute your red meat intake by 4- 8 servings every week with fish. They not only have good sources of protein as meat but also guards against the cholesterol build up in small veins in your skin.
3. Lower your body toxins
The system of toxins in your body exist in result of poor diet. If the liver and kidney are not able to get rid of these toxins completely, the skin becomes an extra burden to remove them, causing acne. To avoid this, adding some delicious antioxidants super-foods in your diet will help to solve this problem quickly such as garlic, ginger, etc.
4. Eat foods that purify your blood
Foods that help to purify your blood stream will increase the circulation of blood to your skin, helping the skin to become more healthy and immune from any skin problems such as acne. you can find these foods in these articles.
1. Diet Change
In order to reduce the toxins in the body and prevent acne in the first place, everyday diet becomes one important factor. Reducing the excessive amount of processed fatty and fried foods intake. These are the main factors causing your skin to become oily and increases the risk of acne. The Carb Rotation Diet (this is a diet in which you change the amount of daily carbohydrates calories that you consume from one day to the next and also change the type of food that you eat),and the Mediterranean diet (it follows a dietary pattern in which exercise, fruits, vegetables, carbohydrates, fish and olive oil are the main ingredients.) would help to reduce the intake of toxins in your body therefore without giving the liver and kidney extra burden to cleanse the system of toxins.
2. Green Foods:
Green foods contain amino acids, plus vitamin A , E, beta-carotene, and other important vitamins and minerals such as wheat-grass, broccoli, and water algae that helps to purify your blood thus helping liver and kidney to clean the body of toxins that can trigger acne.
3. Red Tea:
Red tea has some powerful natural antioxidants and enzymes that help in renewed skin health following the removal of dead skin cells. Also flavonoids in red tea help in treating assorted skin and circulatory problems. In general, drinking red tea would help in keeping skin healthy and removes the chance of acne.
4. Natural Remedies:
a) Silymarin in milk thistle improves the function of the liver, protecting the liver from damage caused by viruses, toxins, and alcohol.
b) The kidneys are stimulated by the dandelion and at the same time it enables the rapid removal of toxins through the urine produced.
c) Garlic and onion
Garlic and onion For blood fortifier. Raw garlic and onion are said to do a super job of blood fortifying. These two super-foods also have the power in helping liver and kidney to cleanse the system of toxins. Since the liver and kidney are able to remove all toxins completely from the body, there is no burden for the skin. That means you get healthy skin with no acne.
d) Water and Juice:
Be sure to drink a combined of at least 8 ounces of water and juice each day to help the kidney to remove toxins through urine produced. Without enough liquids, high concentrations of crystal in the urine will cause the formation of kidney stones.
D. Home made remedies
1. Believe or not, the number one choice is baby urine. Apply wet baby diaper to the affected area and you will see amazing results in a few weeks.
2. Boil 1/2 cup of buttermilk, add some honey while it is still hot to get a thick, creamy consistency and apply the warm mixture on the effected area. Leave it on for 15 minutes then wash it off with tepid water.
3. Extract cucumber juice from organic cucumber and apply the juice to the affected area everyday. Leave it for 15 minutes then wash it off with tepid water.
4. Wash your face with mild soap and tepid water, then apply a thin layer of extra-virgin olive oil. Do not wash it off. Let the skin completely absorb the olive oil. Do it everyday.
5. Mash 1 cup of strawberry and 2 cups of apple cider vinegar, strain the pulp and seeds after 4 hours then massage the liquid on your face. After 15 minutes, wash it off with tepid water.
E. Traditional Chinese medicine
Huang Lian Shang Qing Pian (Wan)
1. Tradition Chinese medicine is defined acne as a condition caused by an excess of heat and dampness according to Pharmacopoeia Commission of the Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China, is an official compendium of drugs, covering Traditional Chinese and western medicines, and giving information on the standards of purity, description, test, dosage, precaution, storage, and the strength for each drug.
a. Chuan Xiong (Szechuan lovage)
Main use: Moves Blood, Moves Qi, Expels Wind, Calms pain...
b. Man Jin Zi (Chastetree Fruit)
Main use: Drains Wind-Heat, Disperses Wind-Heat, Eliminates and Clears Heat...
c. Qiang Huo (Notopterygium Root)
Main use: Releases the Exterior, Expels Wind, Disperses Dampness, Calms pain...
d. Gao Ben (Chinese Lovage Root)
Main use: Releases the Exterior, Expels Wind, Disperses Dampness, Calms pain...
e. Jie Geng (Platycodon Root)
Main use: Stimulates the Lung,Transforms Phlegm...
f. Fang Feng (Ledebouriella Root)
Main use: Expels Wind, Releases the Exterior, Disperses Dampness, Calms pain...
g. Gan Cao ( Licorice Root)
Main use: Tonifies the Spleen, Benefits the Qi, Moistens the Lungs, Calms cough...
h. Bai Zhi (Angelica Root)
Main use: Releases the Exterior, Expels Wind, Dries Dampness, Resolves oedema, Expels pus...
i. Ju Hua (Chrysanthemum Flower)
Main use: Drains Wind, Clears Heat, Expels toxins....
j. Huang Lian (Figwort Flower)
Main use: Clears Heat, Dries Dampness, Disperses Fire, Expels toxins....
k. Da Huang (Rhubarb Root)
Main use: Eliminates Heat, Disperses Fire, Expels toxins, Invigorates Blood, Eliminates Blood. accumulation....
l. Huang Qin (Skullcap Root)
Main use: Clears Heatm Dries Dampness, Disperses Fire, Expels toxins....
m. Xuan Shen ( Figwort Root)
Main use: Clears Heat, Expels toxins, Nourishes Yin...
n. Jing Jie (Schizonepeta Stem)
Main use: Expels Wind, Releases the Exterior,Stops bleeding...
o. Bo He ( Peppermint)
Main use: Disperses Wind-Heat, Drains Wind-Heat, Eliminates Fire...
p. Zhi Zi (gardenia fruit)
Main use: Disperses Fire, Clears Heat, Drains Dampness, Cools Blood, Expels toxins...
q. Lian Qiao (Forsythia Fruit)
Main use: Clears Heat, Expels toxins, Resolves abscesses, Dissolves nodules...
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