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Acne and fear factor

Introduction and background

Does fear aggravate acne? Does our thinking, mentality or psychological status have anything to do with origin, progression or cure of this disease? The following article is intended to touch and highlight some of the rare and never-talked about aspects of acne in a way like never before. Read on to discover more.


Impact of disease on our psychological status

The term “psychological status” simply refers to our way of thinking, mental state of mind and the way we feel about a particular condition or situation. Physicians and psychiatrists are generally of the opinion that  one’s mental or psychological state has a key relation with the severity, grade and type of one’s disease or disorder.  Many people suffering from chronic diseases, for example cancer or hepatitis, have some evident psychosocial symptoms such as anxiety, depression, irritability and confusion. Accordingly, it is said that disease’ severity is directly proportional to the intensity of mental disturbances of the patient.


Impact of psychological status on on our diseases

Likewise, mental stress of anxiety or depression, all are considered one of the major risk factors or aggravating factors in the development and progress of most of the diseases. Almost all healthcare experts are of the opinion that mental stress and condition plays a major role in accelerating the course of a particular disease.


Acne and psychological / mental state

Likewise, acne is no exception. It has been shown in a number of studies and clinical trials that periods of depression and anxiety, regardless of its cause often gives rise to an aggravation of acne. Interestingly enough, it has also been noted that during the phases of extreme mental stress, “acne bouts or flare-ups” become more frequent and the severity of acne lesions is increases, both in grade and frequency.  It should, however, be remembered that this psychological impact is far more intense in adolescents and young adults.


Some hints and tips to reduce psychological symptoms

If you are suffering from acne, the following simple, at-home hints and tips can definitely help you improve your mental state and symptoms, particularly those related with acne.

Exercise regularly: Any sort of regular physical activity such as walking, jogging, running, swimming or bicycling will help. It will not only reduce the amount of stress but will also help you feel better and and will also improve your overall sense of well being.

Eat natural foods: You should try your best to avoid junk foods, sugary drinks , soda and alcohol. Instead, go for green leafy vegetables, citrous fruits (they are rich in anti-oxidants).  They will no only reduce the psychological signs and symptoms but will also improve your skin’s overall condition, its smoothness,  complexion and texture.

Use a natural acne-specific system or kitFortunately, there are quite a few good, safe and recommended multi-component anti-acne therapy kits or systems that work to reduce various clinical manifestations of acne. The best part is that they are all-natural i.e. free from allopathic side effects and are also highly affordable and risk-free. Most of them come with a money back guarantee.



All in all, it is crystal clear from the above discussion that acne and your mental state have a crucial inter-linked role with each other. You should, therefore, try your best to deal with it wisely and calmly. If you are free from anxiety and depression, it will definitely help you improve your acne lesions and symptoms and vice versa  Last but not least, you should not forget to practice the above-mentioned simple natural hints and tips about diet and exercise  Following these simple tips will certainly help you lead an acne-free life in the best possible way.

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