Just about every person on the planet has to deal with acne at one time or another. Most people have flare-ups during their teenage years. Some battle with the condition for the rest of their lives.
Acne happens when hair follicles become clogged with oil, dead skin, and other debris. The most common forms are whiteheads, pimples, and blackheads. Although acne can appear on any part of the body, it usually infects a person’s back, face, chest, or shoulders.
There are a lot of treatments that are available to address acne. Some of these treatments work for certain people. Because there are a number of reasons why people get the condition, it can be difficult for professionals to pinpoint the reason for it and choose the right cure. Acne has a persistent and insidious nature. When one group of bumps heals, another group seems to pop up and take their place.
Depending on how serious acne is, it can permanently scar the skin, affect a person’s self-esteem, and even cause a person to develop severe emotional stress. The sooner you treat it, the lower your risk of developing long-term challenges.
There are certain conditions that can make your acne worse. For example, as a person enters into puberty, their body produces more hormones, which causes the oil-producing glands in the skin to grow larger and make more oil. This starts a cascading effect that results in more breakouts. There are hormonal changes that happen during pregnancy as well as hormonal changes connected to the use of oral contraceptives that can lead to increased oil production as well.
Emotional distress can also make acne worse. This is why it is common for individuals to develop the condition before big events, such as a prom or wedding.
Our expert at VitaNovu is able to evaluate your skin and determine what is causing your acne. Once this evaluation is done, our team can work with you in laying out a treatment plan specifically designed to make your condition a thing of the past. Contact us today at VitaNovu in Boise, ID to schedule your first consultation!