Stress and Acne

The fight or flight response serves an evolutionary purpose. In the face of mortal danger, a surge of stress hormones gives us the energy to fight against threats—or get the heck away. Today, we still have that flood of stress hormones, but when “danger” is a bad day at work, you can’t very well punch your boss in the face or run out of a meeting, can you? In absence of this release, the buildup of cortisol ends up activating your sebaceous (oil) glands and causing inflammation, leading to a breakout.

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  • Lin

    I came across a drink that has 200 ADAPDAGENIC HERBS (-you take an ounce or 2 a day) that totally deals with STRESS- works with your stress levels…. For Acne and removal of Toxins— also came across a full cellular -100 herb delicious drink cleanse that cleanses out every cell in your body- rids toxins in every cell- ppl have noticed a difference in my skin- its always glowing.— it is not bs- what you put in your body will show up on the outside- very simple–if you put junk in- your face will break-out—–when I changed my diet ppl noticed and said my skin is beautiful- I use dense nutrition that can not be found in stores here in America….and yes I still eat stuff here from Restaurants and grocery stores but stay away from certain ingredients…. I do a certain shake a day with natural greens-in powder form), I cleanse every once in a while and use skin care I can basically eat(but would not) it is plant based natural… contact me for details 917-375-0036 text or call… Linda