Cystic acne is considered one of the most severe forms of acne vulgaris. Cystic acne can appear similar to a nodule in size, but is pus-filled, and routinely have a diameter of 5mm or more across. Cysts originate deeper in the skin than typical pimples. These inflammatory lesions can be painful and commonly produce scarring Treatment of existing cystic acne followed by prevention of future acne is therefore necessary to avoid scars formations and to help healing of scars that have already developed.
Acne is not just women and teens problem. Over 25% of acne sufferers are men and this
includes not just adolescents but actually grow up and otherwise very macho
guys. In fact, during last decade the
median age of people with acne (including men) has risen by almost 23%, from
20.5 years to about 26.5 years old.. In addition guys have obviously less
chance to camouflage acne with makeup while at the same time their acne is
usually more difficult to treat, and a general trend is for men to be more
concerned with their appearance, and more focused ( and spending) on their
looks including wellness, grooming and clothes.
Stress comes in different “packages” for different people and what is stressful to you will not necessarily bother someone else. However, our bodies respond to stress in the same way. Adrenaline is the number one stress hormone; it speeds up the heart beat, breathing and metabolic rate to give us a necessary rush of extra energy. to deal with circumstances that cuse stress. Adrenaline is produced and stored in our two adrenal glands that are situated on top of the kidneys and with long-term stress these glands will deplete.
Although the clinical manifestation of acne is quite simple, pimples appear on ones face, acne is actually a rather complex disease. What is causing the formation of pimples is what is actually more complicated. If we can understand what is causing acne in the first place we can develop a way to prevent acne pimples from forming and alleviate the need to treat existing acne.