Acne is a very common skin problem that is more common in women than men. In this condition small pimples are formed on the face and other skin areas. Most affected skin areas are face, neck, shoulder and back. In case of severe conditions acne can leave permanent scars on skin, that does not look good. In some women Acne can also create psychological issues because it may badly affect their face and beauty.
Acne is usually caused at the early stages of puberty. The common age range is 12-24 years. The main reason of acne is over production of Sebum by Sebaceous glands present beneath the human skin. When sebum is produced in greater quantities the skin pores are sometimes blocked that causes infection in these skin areas. This results in the formation of acne pimples that may contain pus.
There may be many factors that can cause Acne production. Most common factors are:
Yes, Acne in both men and women can be successfully treated in homeopathy.
Please note that there are many types of Acne like Acne Vulgaris, Acne rosacea, Acne keloidalis nuchae, Acne cosmetica, Acne medicamentosa etc. A good homeopathic doctor should first examine the patient’s condition and symptoms before giving any medicines. Usually following medicines are used to treat different types of Acne:
Pulsatilla– This medicine is usually used to cure Acne in young girls
Hepar sulpur – When Acne is of Pustular Nature this medicine can be very effective.
Sulphur – Usually sulphur is the best medicine for all types of skin issues including Acne.
Please note that it is not recommended to use any medicine without consulting a skilled Homeopathic Doctor.