Acne Myths: Discover 9 Ugly Lies About Acne Causes and Treatments
It’s unbelievable … What if I told you that most of the popular beliefs about acne, are in fact myths?
Lets take a look at some popular beliefs about acne to dispel any other rumors …
Myth #1: Is it true that increased stress spreads acne?
Not exactly. What is true is that ultimately stress can have a very minimal or minor influence all by itself. It cannot actually cause acne, but it can influence reoccurrences of acne as stress increases the bodys creation of a substance called cortisol that in turn causes your sebaceous glands to produce increased amounts of sebum oil that can be blocked in pores. Note, however, that some medications people take when trying to deal with or treat stress can have a large influence on acne as the result of medication side effects.
Myth #2: Acne is contagious, true or false?
Not! No one can “catch” acne; it is non-communicable.
Myth #3:Youll outgrow acne, so just leave it alone – myth or truth?
This is false. Acne strikes all ages and is treatable, but shouldnt be left alone to possibly...