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Why Not Try Acupuncture for the Treatment of Your Acne?

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Based on those who believe and practice TCM or traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is one very good treatment for acne. This is due to acupuncture’s way of bringing back normality to the functions of the various the organ systems of the body. It also helps cure diseases such as acne, eczema and other skin conditions caused by a certain imbalance in the body.

The underlying principle in acupuncture is the belief of ley lines, yin … Continue reading

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March 14th, 2015 at 4:05 am

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Dermatologists see acupuncture as a valid and effective treatment for acne

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Science has still been unable to explain what really causes acne and therefore no definite and real cures have been created for this disease. There are a huge number of different treatments offered in the market for acne; however, one of the safest and most effective treatments for it is acupuncture.

Acupuncture for acne is now starting to become a mainstream type of treatment for a lot of acne sufferers in the United States. Even … Continue reading

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October 15th, 2014 at 1:11 am

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Acupuncture for Acne

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Adherents and practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) see acupuncture as an effective treatment for acne. They consider acupuncture as a way to bring back balance in the body and cure maladies that are due to a specific imbalance such as acne and other skin conditions.

The body has thousands of acupuncture points on the skin and underneath these points are pathways of energy where vital energy known as Qi travels. These energy vessels are … Continue reading

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April 18th, 2014 at 1:04 pm

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Acne Symptoms

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Acne has 4 overt types of symptoms all visible as they rise up to the skin’s surface.  Listed below are the types of acne, their symptoms and description.

Blackheads – These are sebum that got trapped in the pores and have turned black not because of dirt accumulation but due to the oxidization of the pores from the skin pigment when the pores open up. Blackheads are the most common types of acne.

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December 9th, 2013 at 2:35 am

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Acne Prevention

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Never touch your acne with your hands and fingers. This is one reminder that will help prevent the worsening of this skin condition.  Other preventive ways to acne prevention include:

Drinking a lot of water everyday – Drinking around 64 oz/day of water can flush out toxins in your system that may be causing acne.

Indulge in a regular workout program – Doing exercise everyday can help reduce mental and physical stress in the body. … Continue reading

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December 2nd, 2013 at 4:26 am

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Acne – Risk Factors

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The onset of the teenage age significantly increases a person’s risk of developing acne. At this stage, the body experiences a sudden surge of hormonal activity that often results in the excess production of sebum that lasts until the age of 20. This is true for both male and female. For women, they can develop acne during their menstrual cycle and during pregnancy.

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Too much stress in the mind and body can result in … Continue reading

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November 10th, 2013 at 1:42 am

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