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... It is for all types of acne, regardless of the severity. ... (30 replies)
... I just got a prescription for Spironolactone. Has anyone taken this before? ... (30 replies)
... There is a huge difference in types of birth control and it is very important to be on the right one for your body. Generally, it helps women with acne to go on a birth control that is higher in estrogen and lower in androgens and progestin. ... (7 replies)

... gist, but I came up normal based on what he tested me for. I believe it was because he only tested me for Thyroid problems, but Androgens are what contribute to acne production so it doesn't make sense that most automatically assume you must have only thyroid problems if you have acne. ... (100 replies)
... OK, so you've heard how carbohydrates are capable of making people gain wieight, right? ... (21 replies)
... effective at preventing androgen activity and this is why it wasn't effective enough for me, as I had more free androgens than that, yet this is why it's effective for other females and a few males on this board. ... (7 replies)
... Absolutely! I've NEVER come across anything that says that acne is it's own disease. Acne, just like a cough or the chicken pox, is a sign or symptom of something attacking, wrong, or imbalanced in our system. ... (18 replies)
... This will not contain any accurate recitation of facts and how things really work. I didn't memorize those. But this is what I've gathered in discussions here and some other sources, what I do, and what it's done for me. ... (6 replies)
... Been using for three years on the advice of the dermy. Of course HE NEVER WOULD ADMIT THAT HE IS WRONG!! ... (1 replies)
Yaz and acne
Oct 24, 2006
... cyclen which did not work for her plus she gained weight. I feel that the spironolactone has also helped a lot. It would be interesting to see if a lower dose pill such as Yaz would work as well. ... (46 replies)
... Thank you DSheldon3, this is great info. Does spironolactone work well for acne and how does it work? ... (6 replies)
... tried tons of moisturisers, which work for hour? ... (7 replies)
... A year ago, I didn't know what I know now, but I wish that I had. Certainly six, let alone 3 months ago, I didn't know, nor cared how topicals or certain medications worked. I was just glad that they did. ... (97 replies)
... What I found the most interesting about this thread is how some keep talking about guilt. Do you honestly feel guilty about eating something because you are unsure or afraid of the consequences? ... (20 replies)
... spects of IR, so that it can still inhibit DHT conversion in the sebaceous follicles, decrease sebum production, and slow skin cell shedding, etc. Therefore, it does still work positively along the hormonal aspect of the Insulin Resistance pathway. ... (9 replies)
... I'm just curious but, does anyone find the title to be a bit erroneaous? ... (49 replies)
Sugar Sugar!
Nov 12, 2004
... If not, why would you so quickly discount that dietary changes work, just because for some reason they didn't work for everyone? ... (125 replies)
... DHT enzymes. Now, Finasteride is a Type II, and this is why it is promoted for helping men with androgenic alopecia. ... (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)
... 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)

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