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Which herbs can treat the hormonal imbalance that causes acne?

Which herbs can treat the hormonal imbalance that causes acne?

Acne is not caused: By hormonal imbalance, but is a hormonally-related concern. There are no herbs that can treat acne. See a dermatologist for accurate diagnosis, care, and recommendations. The genetics of skin structure and type, in conjunction with hormone changes (usually at puberty, but also with pregnancy) are the "causes" of acne. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Hormone Imbalance (Definition)

Hormonal imbalance is when the chemicals from the brain controlling organs in the body are at a level that don't allow normal organ function. The organs may function at too high or too ...Read more


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For acne that is caused by hormonal imbalance. How do you correct the underlying cause?

For acne that is caused by hormonal imbalance. How do you correct the underlying cause?

Birth control pills: If the acne is caused by hormone imbalance, the first thing to do is make sure there are no hormonal issues such as thyroid problems that need to be corrected first. Usually, the first line is use birth control pills and add other drugs to block testosterone if the problem is not improved. ...Read more

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Could homeopathy help to cure acne and little holes caused by acne if the acne was caused by both causes hormonal and bacteria?

Could homeopathy help to cure acne and little holes caused by acne if the acne was caused by both causes hormonal and bacteria?

Yes acne, ? scars: Homeopathy can work remarkably well for curing acne. As for the "little holes, " that is scar tissue; depending on the type of scarring homeopathy might help but may not help all acne scars; but it's worth a try. There are many other options as well: http://www.Doctoroz.Com/videos/clearing-embarrassing-acne-scars. ...Read more

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Can a hormone imbalance be the?Cause of acne?

Can a hormone imbalance be the?Cause of acne?

Yes: If a woman has much acne, it is likely to be due to extra androgens, especially if her periods are not quite normal; this is very common and your family physician or gynecologist has already considered it. A man's acne is usually just from him having plenty of testosterone, which is a good thing; acne is easy to treat with real medications. ...Read more

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How to treat acne because of hormonal imbalance? Any natural methods to use?

How to treat acne because of hormonal imbalance? Any natural methods to use?

Serious Rx: I see you are a female in your 20's. If a treatable cause of your hormonal imbalance cannot be identified or treated, then manage as any other acne. The oral contraceptive pill, if right for you, may clear you. Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated is your best friend, and your physician may add an antibiotic, topical spironolacton, topical retinoic acid or any of several others. ...Read more

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Is hormonal imbalance the cause of back acne?

Is hormonal imbalance the cause of back acne?

Acne: Nobody is completely sure what causes acne. Experts believe the primary cause is a rise in androgen levels - androgen is a type of hormone. Androgen levels rise when a human becomes an adolescent. Rising androgen levels make the oil glands under your skin grow; the enlarged gland produces more oil. Excessive sebum can break down cellular walls in your pores, causing bacteria to grow. ...Read more

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What kinds of hormonal imbalances can cause allopecia?

What kinds of hormonal imbalances can cause allopecia?

Several: But most hair loss is not hormone related. See a dermatologist to determine what type of alopecia you have. ...Read more

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What are the medication or cure for hormonal imbalance?

What are the medication or cure for hormonal imbalance?

Hormones : What most refer to as hormonal imbalance may be symptoms they experiencing before a work up. Most hormonal imbalances which is not the typical term used in medicine to describe these are treated with hormones in most cases. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Which natural herbs or medicines can you use to treat illnesses in the human body?

Which natural herbs or medicines can you use to treat illnesses in the human body?

Herbs: Several, depending on the type of illness. Usually, antioxidants are my favorite, to boost your immune system. ...Read more

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Is there any yoga or some natural treatments by which we can overcome this depression problem?

Is there any yoga or some natural treatments by which we can overcome this depression problem?

Depends on Cause. : It depends on the cause of your depression. Sometimes it's due to a biological problem, such as low thyroid or low testosterone. Other times it may be due to poor sun exposure, poor nutrition, or not enough exercise. Other times it may be due to unresolved emotional/cognitive problems. You need to find a doctor that will help you figure out the cause. The cause will dictate the treatment. ...Read more

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Are there some chemical relationships between the hormones that cause anxiety and autoimmune disease that is not related to depression hormones?

Are there some chemical relationships between the hormones that cause anxiety and autoimmune disease that is not related to depression hormones?

Challenging question: It will require some reading on your part. Here are some references. www.apa.org/monitor/dec01/anewtake.aspx www.Mnwelldir.Org/docs/immune/psychon.Htm psychoneuroimmunology. A harvard www.Altjn.Com/perspectives/stress.Pdf stress and psychoneuroimmunology revisited: using mind-body interventions to reduce stress ... ( brain and spinal cord). Stress can also be an internal sensory. ...Read more

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Can you treat hormonal imbalances that may relate to PMS?

Can you treat hormonal imbalances that may relate to PMS?

Hormonal Imbalance: possibility. You need to be lab tested through your doctor. He/she will then be able to tell you what many be needed to restore balance. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What can be used to treat breakthrough bleeding due to an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone that causes extremely early period?

What can be used to treat breakthrough bleeding due to an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone that causes extremely early period?

Many options: There are multiple options for irregular or heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. ...Read more

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Can plan be cause hormonal imbalance that may cause yeast infection?

Can plan be cause hormonal imbalance that may cause yeast infection?

No: It is a misconception that hormonal imbalances cause yeast infections, and Plan B will not have this effect. ...Read more

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Which problems can cause a progesterone/imbalance ?

Which problems can cause a progesterone/imbalance ?

None: I am not aware of a clinically relevant situation causing Progesterone imbalance. ...Read more

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Can pituitary adenomas cause a decrease in sense of smell due to hormonal imbalance? Which hormones are out of balance with hyposmia?

Can pituitary adenomas cause a decrease in sense of smell due to hormonal imbalance?  Which hormones are out of balance with hyposmia?

Not usually: Hormonal alterations based on resection of a pituitary adenoma do not typically cause changes in smell. However, there is a dependency on how an adenoma was removed; there is a small incidence of hyposmia with a endoscopic transsphenoidal surgerical approach. ...Read more

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Is it possible that testicular cancer cause a hormonal imbalance causes cystic acne on the back ?

Is it possible that testicular cancer cause a hormonal imbalance causes cystic acne on the back ?

Possible: Sertoli-leydig cell tumors and germ cell tumors may rarely produce elevated circulating levels of androgen. One sign of that happening is acne. ...Read more

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What are the ways in which hormone treatment can be taken?

What are the ways in which hormone treatment can be taken?

Several ways: As an ob/gyn i'll answer this for hormone replacement in women. There are oral, intravenous, intramuscular, nasal, vaginal, sublingual and transdermal varieties for hormone treatments. Can you be more specific? ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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