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Acne is more than skin deep

The burden of acne is more than skin deep. Strongly impacting on negative self-image and perceived stress, acne not only causes stress but is also made worse by stress. It is now well established that stress contributes to the development … Continue reading

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Common causes of acne

The development of acne is multi-factorial with a number of causes and exacerbating factors contributing to the onset and persistence of the condition. These include: Gut health and the microbiome – microbial residents of the gastrointestinal tract are now recognised … Continue reading

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Dietary Influences on Acne

A recent Australian trial conducted at RMIT University, Melbourne, has shown that a low glycaemic index (GI), high protein diet improved symptoms of acne including the number of facial lesions. It also reduced the causative factors associated with acne such … Continue reading

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