Anxious Acne


So, your teen years are just an adolescent memory. Yet you look in the mirror and find…acne. Does this stress you out? Well that could be part of your problem.

Increases in adult acne have been linked to an increase in stress. When you’re under stress, a hormone is secreted in the same skin gland that produces oils and plugs your pores. The debate continues on the connection between anxiety and acne, but there is scientific evidence.

Whether you are a teen—or just tense, acne may be an issue. And your family doctor or dermatologist can help. If stress is a problem, now may be the time to work on controlling it. Clear your mind—and you might clear your skin as well.

Find more information on this and many other health topics, when you log onto

Listen to today’s audio here.