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Qualified as a medical doctor in Western medicine in China with a Medical degree from Beijing, China and a PhD degree from the UK. Many year research and clinical experiences. This blog is for information only.

Tuesday, 18 October 2022

10 reasons why you should try acupuncture for acne

Acne is a common cause of spots that occurs on the face. Acne is not life threatening condition, but it does have many impacts on the people psychologically and physiologically.

There are 10 reasons that you should try acupuncture to get rid of acne.

No1, Acne is chronic condition that can last for years without responding to any treatments.

No2, Acne spoilt your look especially those more inflamed spots such as cysts, nodules.

No3, Acne damage your confidence in social life.

No4, Acne spots do not occur on the surface of the skin. The blockage in the pore is in the hair follicles which are deep beneath the skin surface. They are not dirt which cannot be washed away.

No5, Inflamed acne spots can irritate the skin and cause pain on the face. Acupuncture reduce pain and skin irritation.

No6 Inflammation plays a key role in acne lesion formation. Acne lesions develop in the oil gland follicles. Increased oil production and accumulation combined abnormal inner lining cells growth cause the formation of pimples. Bacteria grow in the follicles and trigger immune response causing inflammation which contributes to the acne lesion formation. Inflammation occurs in the early stage of lesion development and is present throughout the whole process of development of acne lesions until the later stage. Acupuncture can reach deep into the skin and reduce inflammation, release tension and improves local circulation to reduce acne.

No8, Hormonal imbalance plays a role in acne spots formation, acupuncture can help regain hormone balance.

No9, Stress makes acne worse. Acupuncture can reduce stress to get rid of the risk factor for acne.

No10, Acne causes scarring and acupuncture can help reduce inflammation to reduce the chance of scar formation and repair scar that already formed.

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