Acne or commonly known as zits or pimples are skin inflammation affecting 87% of the total US population. They usually appear during puberty because of abnormal response of the body to the male hormone known as testosterone.
The causes of acne are still being investigated. However, scientific studies show that it can be hereditary. Other factors linked to zits are the following:
1. Skin irritation.
2. Use of Anabolic steroids. Most body builders are taking these synthetic hormones for faster growth of muscles and bone tissues.
3. Stress that increases hormones from adrenal glands.
4. Exposure to chlorine compounds like chlorinated dioxins. Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Acne