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Hormonal Acne

Acne caused by Polycystic ovary Sindrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition that affects 1 in 3 women, this condition could develop at any time after or during puberty and is caused by a malfunction of hormones which leads to an increase in androgenic hormones (male hormones ).

There is some symptoms Manifestation :



hair loss


Irregular Periods

among others

In this case, we are going to talk about Acne and how to treat it

I have polycystic ovary syndrome, so everything that I will share with you here is It is based on my own experience so this does not replace your Doctor's advice.

Some time ago I decided not to take any drugs to treat this condition because I took responsibility and sought to inform myself about what I could do to heal myself naturally.

When my face began to fill with Acne, I didn't know what was going on and I went to the Doctor to have something reset to clean my face, and nothing worked until the doctor resected some super strong antibiotics that helped me but when I stopped using them, the problem came back.

3 years ago, I was feeling that my menstrual period every time It was getting more irregular every time so I went to see what happened. They made a Scan to see my Ovaries and it turns out that I have this Polycystic ovary syndrome.

The doctor proposed to give me Hormones to help me with the acne and told me the future problems that this condition could bring me.

I did not accept to take one more medicine so I looked for what this syndrome was and what caused it, to know how to treat me.

And I discovered that the excess of refined carbohydrates and the excess of insulin was the key to controlling this problem

How Insulin Affects Hormones

Insulin is a hormone that regulates the change of sugar, starches, and other food into energy that your body burns-up or stores as fat. Excess insulin causes a rise in male hormones that can lead to acne, excessive hair growth, weight gain, and ovulation problems. As well, insulin blocks the liver from producing sex hormone-binding globulin a hormone that restricts which cells are affected by testosterone. So high insulin levels increase the number of male hormones circulating in the blood and also amplify the effects on these hormones on all the cells. In turn, high levels of insulin stimulate the ovaries to overproduce androgens. Excess androgens cause the follicles to develop too quickly and then to shut down prematurely before they produce an egg.

To make matters worse, insulin insensitivity contributes to weight gain, especially in the belly area and insulin insensitivity makes it harder to lose weight. These sets up a negative feedback system as belly fat excretes hormones that make you feel hungry causing you to eat more and send insulin levels even higher.

But what increases insulin levels?

Refined carbohydrates and sugars.

To make this post shorter, if you want to clean your acne you have to eat a clean diet of refined carbohydrates and sugars, do sports and sleep well.

This is what I do apart from every night to exfoliate my face with a super oil based on tea tree oil, that helps me kill the bacteria that block the pores that allow sebum accumulation

Acupuncture helps with the hormonal unbalance , Stress and anxiety that may be causing Acnec.

Apart from this, Acupuncture treatments are super effective for cleaning the Acne Face.

Acupuncture helps with the hormonal unbalance , Stress and anxiety that may be causing Acne.

If you want to know more about how acupuncture can help you please send me a message to my email to

To give you the information you need.

Thank you

Post by Licelot Sanchez The Manchester Acupuncturist.

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