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If you have ever felt your acne gets worse with stress, you are probably right.

Stressful situations trigger the release of hormones including androgens which affect the oil glands and other chemicals that cause inflammation (redness) and make acne worse.

Results of a study of acne patients who did relaxation training and stress reduction techniques showed they had an improvement in the severity of the condition while doing this.

Having acne also causes stress due to the physical and emotional effects of this condition…

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