Natural anti-androgens for acne

Natural anti-androgens for acne

How to lower androgens, naturally   Anti-androgen medications such as spironolactone and cyproterone acetate are used to treat hormonal acne, female pattern hair loss and PCOS. Are there natural alternatives?     Yes, there are some contenders. But before...
Tips to prevent mask acne – maskne

Tips to prevent mask acne – maskne

Over the last 18 months, masks have become a symbol of the times we live in. They are an essential part of personal protective equipment in many workplaces and are a public health strategy for infection control.   Mask wearing can both aggravate or activate a bout of...
How to avoid post-Pill acne

How to avoid post-Pill acne

Are you terrified of getting post-pill acne?   Help is here.  It is possible to stop hormonal birth control and minimise the dread breakouts and skin flares.   There are many reasons women want to quit hormonal birth control.   Maybe you want to start a family.  ...
Is leaky gut causing your acne?

Is leaky gut causing your acne?

Fix your digestion to get clear skin Naturopaths have long observed the link between an unhealthy digestive system and acne. The gut-brain-skin theory proposes emotional states such as anxiety, depression and psychological stress alter the balance of beneficial gut...
The role of progesterone in acne

The role of progesterone in acne

Progesterone and acne Androgens (testosterone and DHT) are usually the first suspects when looking to arrest the course of hormonal acne. However, sub-optimal levels of progesterone should also be in the frame.   What is progesterone? Progesterone is a steroid sex...