Posted by Oze Parrot on December 18th, 2007
The most common of all skin complaints is acne, and approximately 85 percent of the world’s population suffer from the condition at some stage during their life. According to reports, there are about seventeen million people in the United States that have the disease. Acne is not contagious, is not confined to adolescents and is not considered to be a serious health matter. The condition affects people of any age, race or color and is considered to be genetically transmitted.
Basically, acne outbreaks are thought to be caused by an increased production of oil in the skin’s oil glands, which may be brought about by a change in hormone levels. Follicles are the passages that connect the oil glands to the skin pores, and owing to the increased production of oil, they can become blocked with debris, which causes trapped bacteria to form pimples…. Read Article Here
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