The body is full of mysteries. For many years, hormones were a mystery to doctors and skin professionals alike.
Hormones may seem unimportant, especially for people who don’t know what androgens are, but a little reading will show you that these unpredictable foes are a leading cause of pimples and acne scars.
One of the best things that you can do in order to prevent, and occasionally to treat, acne is to make sure that your skin is completely loaded with all of the omega-3 molecules it needs.
Your body has a natural level of omega-3 that it needs to achieve. Remember that there are two kinds of omega-3: EPA and DHA. If the body doesn’t have enough DHA omega-3 to function, it spends a great deal of energy on enzymes trying to manufacture its own.
These molecules are helpful for skin problems because they eliminate an excess of androgens, and prevent the irritation and swelling of inflammation. Androgens cause all sorts of skin changes as a person ages. For example, the growth or loss of hair, clogging of pores, and the secretion of oil.
Understanding the relationship between pimples, acne scars, and hormones is the biggest step you can take toward turning your skin into a shield against acne. Hormones affect the secretion of an oil called sebum at hair follicles, and over-productive glands cause acne.
I know that one of my personal friends was able to eliminate many skin problems simply by balancing the hormones in her body, and not by undergoing painful skin treatments. The difference from one day to the next was striking. There was an immediate change in her skin, and in her attitude.
Wouldn’t it be nice if you didn’t even have to scrub your skin every day or rub it down with acid? Have you heard the horror stories of people who take prescription acne medication?
It would be nice if our body was able to balance these things on its own, but we do not live in a perfect world, and we are exposed through our diets to many toxins which actually cause hormones to become imbalanced. Take nature’s advice and give your body a healthy dose of omega-3 every single day. Your skin will appreciate immediate action.