Acne

Today, acne plagues us still. Doctors can cure some cancers and transplant vital organs like hearts, but they still have trouble getting rid of the pimples and splotches that plague 85% of us at some time in our lives — usually, when we’re teenagers and particularly sensitive about the way we look.

Most people know what acne is but they don’t know what causes it. Or rather, they think they know what causes acne and they’re usually wrong. Acne is caused when skin follicles become clogged up with oil and dead skin cells. It can also be caused by an imbalance of natural bacteria. This leads to the dreaded whiteheads, blackheads, and red bumps that almost all of us have experienced at one time or another. Certain dietetic options may also contribute to acne, although greasy food and chocolate aren’t included in those options.

An all natural acne treatment, Probiotic Action™ can help prevent new breakouts from occurring. How? When Probiotic Action™ is applied to the skin two to four times a day, a layer of good bacteria builds up on the skin. This layer of bacteria acts a shield against harmful agents like dirt and oil, something that other acne creams do not do.

Fight Acne Without Damaging the Skin

Many chemicals and drugs prevent the formation of nodules and cysts by burning the skin. This works, but it leaves scars, and it’s painful for the user of the chemicals and drugs. Some acne chemicals and drug products control acne infection for a couple of weeks, but long term application damage the skin even further than acne. As an alternative to drugs and chemicals, Probiotic Action offers a natural microscopical biological solution. The micro organisms in Probiotic Action thrive on the skin eating sebum, toxins and dead cells, millions of good bacteria work cleaning your skin at a microscopic level, deep into the skin. When pores are clean, the risk of inflammation is reduced and your skin looks healthy, smooth and tight.

Quote “And most people still assume that any skin problem—whether dull skin, acne or age spots—can be solved by scrubbing a bit harder. “They think, ‘All I need to do is clean it more thoroughly, more vigorously.’ That’s everyone’s answer,” says Susan Taylor, medical director at Society Hill Dermatology in Philadelphia, and a spokesperson for Johnson & Johnson, makers of Neutrogena and Clean & Clear skin-care lines.” Unquote, wsj.com

Why does acne still exist?

You may already know that acne is linked to the bacterium Propionibacterium acnes, which nestles in the dark, oily, oxygen-deprived crannies of our pores. Acne is also linked to inflammation, overgrowth of the upper skin layer, excess sebum, and depression. Because the root of the problem has long seemed to be a bacterium, antibiotics have been the go-to treatment. Dermatologists are also working on developing something called “antimicrobial peptides” to kill the bacteria — anticipating the day that the bacteria outgrow our current antibiotics, and they fail us.

Still, as millions of people who have used antibiotics in failed attempts know, killing the bacteria doesn’t work for everyone. A study earlier this year found that severity of acne does not necessarily correlate with the amount of P. acnes on the skin. It also turns out there are different strains of the bacterium, some of which may cause the more severe cases. It might be too early to say that there are distinct “good” and “bad” strains of the acne bacteria, but it does appear that killing all of them might not be the best plan.**** The Atlantic ANDREW PARK, JUN 5 2013, “

Adults who are experiencing acne issues will often overlook the root acne cause, which is usually an imbalance in their skin’s natural bacteria. Stress and diet are frequently cited as reasons behind acne breakouts. Although they may play a role, restoring the natural bacteria balance to the skin as part of a daily skincare regimen is the first step to controlling acne breakouts.

Hormones play a significant role in acne outbreaks among teenagers and prepubescent children. Many products that promise to have a great or dramatic effect on teenage acne are loaded with chemicals and may cause skin irritation, making sensitive skin prone to more damage. A healthy skin care regimen using Probiotic Action™, the best all natural treatment for acne in teenagers, can help to prevent further damage.

With children’s acne becoming a widespread problem, parents continue to search for healthy treatment options for their children. Probiotic Action™ is one such option, as the ingredients are all natural and don’t utilize the chemicals found in other treatment products.

Women will typically undergo hormone changes 2-7 days prior to their menstrual cycles. These changes can cause acne outbreaks. Having a good skincare regimen in place prior to the cycle can help control acne breakouts. Using natural products for acne from Probiotic Action™ and avoiding makeup will help restore the skin. In addition, it has been shown that Probiotic Action™ reduces pore sizes, giving skin a healthier and more youthful appearance.

Acne begins with the development of a plug of hardened sebum that stops up the openings of the follicular pores on the skin. These plugs seem to become darker with time, hence the term blackheads. When there is a layer of epidermis covering the folllicular openings, the sebaceous plug usually does not darken and is called a “whitehead” by some. Once the follicle becomes clogged, it will enlarge as more skin and sebum is produced behind it. Bacterial contamination of this sebaceous mixture is common since bacteria normally inhabit the follilce. If streched out enough, the wall of the follicle ruptures, This enables this material accost the deeper tissues, which produces inflammation in the form of a pimple.

Cystic acne is common acne in its most severe form. This form of acne is likely to result in permanent scarring. It is quite rare in adults. Most patients with cystic acne require aggressive medical theraphy to prevent blemishes.
Probiotic Action™ will be able to help with most kinds of acne. Nodules and cysts, the kinds of acne that develop below the skin, may require a doctor’s care, in order to prevent infection.

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