Bacteria on the skin feeds of this oil (sebum) and
inflammed acne spots result.
Acne effects virtually all young people and
40% of adults between 25 and 40. It is not usually caused by diet or stress, some people are just more sensitive to the effects of androgens than others.
See your doctor for a course of oral antibiotics such as doxycycline
or Lymecycline. These kill the acne-causin
g bacteria on the skin. A topical retinoid such as Differin or Retin-a will also be helpful.