Focus:Acne Knowledge Base
Acne can be a very confusing disease. The internet is filled with loads of conflicting information about various treatments, medicines, remedies and so forth. We aim to put you on a clear path to healing. Feel free to browse through our extensive knowledge base to find highly researched and informative information on various acne topics.
One can classify several different types of acne. Some sufferers experience only one acne type, while most experience several at once. Know this: No matter what type of acne you have, it can be cured through very the same dietary method. You do not need to treat one type of acne differently from another.
Western Medicine promotes a slew of conventional acne treatments from drugs to lasers. Many Dermatologists are convinced that these acne treatments are the safest and most effective available. It’s true that many conventional acne treatments are shown to be effective against acne, but will they provide a permanent cure?
A fairly new treatment modality consists of shooting beams of light or lasers onto the damaged areas of your skin. The belief is that by slightly forcing damage on your skin, your body will be prompted to bring healing substances such as blood and oxegyn to the effected areas, leaving you better off then when you started. Is this really a risk worthy form of acne treatment?
Natural acne treatments are making one step forward in the right direction. We want to avoid man made drugs and topicals at all costs, and look to other safer alternatives to healing. Understand that not all natural acne treatments are effective. They may temporarily relieve the symptoms associated with acne, but do they actually treat the root cause?
Essential oils are liquids that are usually distilled by water or steam from the stems, flowers, leaves, bark, roots or other elements of the plant species. It is said that ssential oils contain ‘the true essence of the plant it was derived from.’ Natural is good. But does applying these essntial oils to our face really target the problem of getting rid of acne?
Herbs have been long touted for their natural healing abilities, stemming from the concepts of Chinese Eastern Medicine. Many acne sufferers have reported benefits from such herbs, while others have seen very little to no effect. So what exactly is the consensus on using herbs to treat acne?
We know you have lots of questions – and we want to provide all the answers we can. Look to this page for the most commonly asked questions about acne, and the logical an correct answers that follow them.
More and more acne-sufferers are beginning to realize that taking a holistic approach towards acne really does wonders. The Acne.org forums is the largest acne community on the internet – inside there is a gem of a discussion ongoing in a sub-forum titled ‘Nutrition and Holistic Health.’ We’ve gone through this entire sub-forum, and feature many of the most discussed topics.
Focus:Acne isn’t the only helpful website on the internet. Although much of the internet is filled with useless acne information, there are resources which you should use to supplement what we teach you here on this website. This includes books, a few acne blogs and general health related websites.