Archive forApril, 2006

Acne Statistics

Latest statistics of acne in the United States:

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) reports that 17 million Americans have acne, making it the most common skin disease in the United States. While 85 percent of teens have chronic acne, 60 to 70 percent of adults have regular break-outs, as well.

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Green Tea

If you are looking for a healthy alternative to help reduce acne, you may want to try “green tea”.

Green tea contains a number of antioxidants which can help kill bacteria.

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Fight bacteria with drugs can cause problems

A new article describes the side affects of taking drugs to cure acne.

In short, using antibiotics on bacteria is a battle amongst intelligent parties involving the bacteria, the body, and the human mind. If we fail to appreciate the bacteria as bodily maintenance workers and continue dousing them with antibiotics, the bacteria just become more resistant to our antibiotics. The bacteria are practiced at playing dead as a tactic for survival.

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New Laser Treatment

New laser treatment being developed is able to “break down” fat without damaging other essential human tissue.

The treatment could also help people suffering from cellulite and clogged arteries.

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Free booklet

TeenFreeway.com are giving away a free acne guide for teenagers.

“Plan Ahead!” This new Prom Beauty Guide reminds teens that having a healthy & clear complexion is a “process” that doesn’t happen overnight.

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