Acne, spots and blemishes

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Acne and bacteria – interesting blog on the ubiomeblog. March 2015

FDA warns of rare but serious allergic reactions with certain over the counter allergy treatments. July 2014

Herbal medicine for skin conditions. Medical herbalist, Lyn Blythe, looks at how herbal medicine can be helpful in the management of eczema, psoriasis, acne and rosacea. November 2012

Late-onset or adult-onset acne is becoming increasingly common in women in their 20s, 30s, 40s and even 50s: comment from the American Academy of Dermatology. March 2012

Several good posts on the Dr Briffa blog on the connection between diet (specifically excess carbohydrates and dairy products) and acne. March 2012

Lengthy article on the gastrointestinal connection between depression, anxiety and skin conditions such as acne and the possibility that oral probiotics and their effect on intestinal microflora may be relevant in the treatment of acne. January 2011

The rise in adult acne. June 2010

Why is acne drug Accutane still on the market? February 2010

The gluten – acne connection. January 2010

Milk consumption does worsen acne. Interesting article from Suite 101. December 2009

Water treatment – the Sher system. An introduction into the use of water in the treatment of skin disorders. July 2009


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