Hormonal changes are the main trigger acne, which occurs as a result of the blockage and inflammation of the sebaceous glands of the skin, especially in the face and back, but also on the neck and shoulders. Thus, in adolescence when more is seen, but can be fired at other times of life. The American Institute of Preventive Medicine at University of Toronto, includes among acne triggers hormonal changes of menstruation and pregnancy, emotional stress, use of moisturizing lotions and makeup very oily, iodine supplements, some drugs for seizures, lithium used to treat some types of depression and certain anabolic steroids. With aging is less likely to develop acne. When there or comes back at 30 or 40, it is advisable to carry out laboratory tests to check for hormonal imbalance, which could be caused Pora conditions that cause imbalances such as polycystic ovary syndrome, tumors (in glands) and slight elevation in testosterone. There are two main types of acne: the inflammatory, characterized by red and painful outbreaks, and not inflammatory, where we will see white or black points in the pore.
The type of inflammation largely determines the treatment to follow, but whatever, it is important to wash the face once or twice a day, never sleep with makeup and always use sunscreen properly. The worst thing you can do with acne is to confuse the skin with various chemicals that upset the delicate balance of pH and often results in drying and scarring. It is best to use natural remedies for acne.