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How to Suppress Acne-Causing Hormones

Overview Acne has many causes, including environmental factors and hormones. Hormone fluctuations happen in many stages of life, including during puberty, pregnancy and menopause. Men tend to have these fluctuations during puberty, when testosteron...

How to Fight Hormonal Acne

Overview Hormones can affect oil gland production and other factors that contribute to acne. Androgens, or the male hormones present in both sexes, can over-stimulate both oil glands and skin hair follicles, leading to acne flare-ups. Women are mor...

How to Clear Up Hormonal Acne

Overview Acne can often be caused by increasing hormone levels in teenagers and young adults. The hormones will instigate the production of oil or sebum in the skin and hair follicles. Pimples are the result of pores becoming clogged with oils and...

Treatments for Hormonal Acne

Hormonal acne can be caused by a variety of things, such as overactive oil glands, resulting in excessive oil secretion and blocked pores, which lead to acne, according to Dr. Jerry K. L. Tan (Acne Guide). One of the primary causes of hormonal acne i...

Menstrual Acne

Overview Acne is a skin condition that can cause pimples, whiteheads or blackheads. Although it has a number of causes--including trapped oil due to insufficient washing--fluctuating hormones also can affect the skin, causing breakouts. If you are...

Acne From Hormones

Overview Mere mention of the word "acne" often calls to mind the onset of puberty, when burgeoning hormones cause distinct physical and emotional changes as children take the first big step toward adulthood. The American Academy and Mayo Clinic exp...

How to Get Rid of Adult Cyclical Acne

Overview If your pimples appear like clockwork every month, you're not alone--acne frequently occurs in cycles, at least for women. Acne is caused by the normal hormonal fluctuations that occur before menstruation and during pregnancy. There are, h...

Role of Hormones on Acne

Overview Hormones most likely play a role in causing acne, according to Mayoclinic.com. However, hormones can also play a role in treating acne, says Healthguidance.org. Hormones are necessary for the human body to function properly; they are respo...

Spironolactone for Acne Treatment

Overview Spironolactone is a diuretic that reduces the amount of fluid the body retains and prevents the body from absorbing too much sodium. Available as the brand name Aldactone and in generic form, spironolactone has been approved by the U.S. Fo...

Hormonal Treatment for Acne

Overview Hormonal treatments for acne work by preventing androgens from stimulating oil production in the sebaceous glands that can clog pores and produce acne. The word androgen is used to describe chemicals such as dihydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)...