Answers to skin problems by Dr.Bhawna Jhamb(Part 2)

Q.4  Does diet have a role in acne?
A.4  The role of diet in acne is controversial. But now there are studies showing that diet with high glycerin index as milk, white bread and sweets worsen acne.

Q.5 What is the age group of people affected by acne?
A.5 Earlier acne was considered to be disease of teenagers. But now children as young as 7-8 years till adults up to 40-45 years can be affected by acne.

Q.6 What is the cause of acne starting at such an early age?
A.6 Pre adolescent acne is increasingly being encountered in India. The perceived explanation is insulin resistance presumably through alterations in dietary patterns & westernized lifestyle.



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