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... I have suffered from acne since I was 12, I'm now 23. My entire face was always broken out and I got horrible cysts that would stay for over a year. ... (80 replies)
... Definitely sounds to me like excess Testosterone. Yes, even us females have some T, not that you really have an excess but you are converting testosterone to DyHydroTestosterone, DHT. ... (7 replies)
... the fats, then you will have higher triglyceride levels. However, this may not show up in lab work, because our bodies can take those fats and convert them into acne producing hormones! Maybe this is why B5 works wonders for some of you. ... (10 replies)

... Yes, we all have some form of acne on this board but I guarentee you that we all have dozens of reasons why. For me it is a ongoing hormonal disorder vs. ... (23 replies)
... of all acne cases. The exceptions would be those that have an allergy to a food or skin care ingredient. ... (3 replies)
... However, this isn't as potent as DHT or Testosterone and may not be a problem. If you want to reduce this amount, you must raise your estrogen levels or your SHBG levels, but that relies or estrogen anyway. ... (2 replies)
... of acne sufferers merely are just SENSITIVE to "regular" amounts of androgen hormones and the rest of us actually do produce too much hormones. Thus why most acne sufferers skin usually calms back down once puberty is over. The same rule also applies when it comes to treating hirsutism. ... (80 replies)
... So there really isn't a big push to announce that it's androgens because males don't really show it as easily as women do. ... (21 replies)
... is not helpful for acne and only work for male pattern baldness and prostate problems. ... (23 replies)
... These don't necessarily lower testosterone levels, but block it from being used for many undesirable things, like the production of excess oil, hirsutism which is unwanted male pattern hair in women, and even male patterned baldness. Some of these are zinc, Saw Palmetto and Nettle leaf. ... (6 replies)
... by studying what helps us control, prevent or eliminate our breakouts. So, would everyone agree with me that most definitions of ACNE state that it's a condition of having clogged pores or follicles caused by a combination of the factors below? ... (97 replies)
... For those interested, yes there is a genetic component to developing acne, in that certain people will be more "at risk", but there has yet to be specific acne gene. Just like there probably isn't a specific coughing gene, sneezing gene, when we get sick, right? ... (54 replies)
... If so, that's probably why you were blown off. Over and over I hear how men don't get treated for excess testosterone levels out of fear of chemical castration or feeling less masculine. ... (80 replies)
... Adding estrogen will cause males to develop female characteristics, but just lowering testosterone doesn't. ... (63 replies)
Aging and Acne
Apr 18, 2009
... I have always thought it was hormonal acne and you never once suggested alternative measures"! ... (7 replies)
... decrease of Free Testosterone and never improved beyond that so I added in the Spiro. ... (19 replies)
... f my session she asked me to sit up so that she could massage my shoulders and back. I told her I didn't want her to do that because I was embarrassed about the acne on my back. She asked if she could look at it and I agreed. She asked to look at my toes and belly button. I reluctantly showed her. ... (80 replies)
... it may be a sign you have too much testosterone in your body. ... (15 replies)
... and I had VERY HIGH levels of Free T and DHEA! Other women have similar readings. Total Testosterone is not an accurate account of your androgen levels, so definately go back and get the rest checked. ... (80 replies)
... I cannot imagine that going on birth control pills would make that much of an impact on reduction of facial hair. Yes, hormones can have an affect. When men do sex change operations and are given female hormones, part of the result is loss of body and facial hair. But the doses they are on are exceedingly high and chemically more complex than what you'll take in bcp's. ... (14 replies)

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