Why am I successful at resolving Acne?

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 6:53pm

Why am I successful at resolving Acne?

Acne is not a bacterial problem. Acne is an inherited tendency of too many dead skin cells within the pores. Antibiotics do NOTHING to address this underlying cause. According to Dr. James Fulton, co-developer of Retin A, even if you had an antibiotic that killed 100% of the bacteria, you would still have a recurring acne problem.

Dermatologists and other acne programs treat all acne the same, but there are distinct “types” of acne that have to be treated differently, and specifically, to achieve clear skin results.​​​ As an Acne Specialist I take the time to evaluate and determine your type of acne. I also focus on nutrition and lifestyle that may be triggering your breakouts, and I stay updated with the latest acne research and methods to treat your type of acne. 

  • MRSA – if you haven’t heard of the superbug MRSA, you need to know that this is a very dangerous type of staph infection. One main reason MRSA is so dangerous is that it is resistant to most antibiotics. Doctors run out of options for treating it and the result is death. Experts believe that MRSA evolved because of the overuse of antibiotics, and dermatologists treating acne primarily with antibiotics is a prime contributor.
  • According to a study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association, heavy use of antibiotics may increase a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer. The study looked at 10,000 women over eight years and found that those that took the highest amounts of antibiotics the longest, faced twice the risk of developing.
  • Possible permanent staining of the teeth.
  • Interference with the useful bacteria in the digestive system.
  • Resistant acne bacteria won’t kill you, but it will be much harder to control and achieve/keep clear skin.
  • People who use antibiotics are more than twice as likely to catch colds according to a study in the September 1005 Archives of Dermatology. The common cold is a virus – not directly affected by antibiotics – but antibiotics not only attack the harmful bacteria, but also the beneficial bacteria that are part of the body’s defense system. This results in increased frequency of viral infections.
  • Toxic side effects such as recurring nausea and heartburn.
  • Frequent vaginal yeast infections for women.
  • The results of a study published in The Lancet asserted that several prescription antibiotic regimens for facial acne vulgaris were not better than over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide.

 

 

Courtesy of Face Reality Reality Acne Clinic

 

 

 

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