What are Pimples
Acne, commonly referred to as "zits" or "pimples", is a disease that occurs during puberty, affecting males and females. It is localized electively to the face, especially the forehead, cheeks, chin, shoulders, back and temporal regions; rarer the appearance of pimples on the neck and chest region. it was noted that very often affects several members of the same family.
Acne is caused by a chronic inflammation of the hair follicles and sebaceous gland attached. The latter secretes sebum, dense material made up of fat, degenerated cells and granular debris.
Acne is mainly characterized by the appearance of pimples or inflamed pimples (papules), by the appearance of the blackheads also called in technical jargon comedones and by an increased production of sebum by the sebaceous glands.
The disease is also supported by hormonal imbalances, especially by sex hormones. Worsens during puberty and adolescence, that is when all the glands of internal secretion are in the process of functional hyperactivity. An increase of pimples you have even during the woman's menstrual cycle.
You have some real changes in acne sebum secretion leading to the formation of blackheads and of the subsequent inflammatory lesions. The sebum that forms is so focused and plentiful that hardly reaches the surface, then accumulates in the orifices of the pilo sebaceous follicles.
Are formed so plugs that occlude the outlet of the follicles themselves; free end of the plug dries, becomes dark due to dust and oxidation and form the so-called blackhead. This small foreign body compresses the neighboring cells and interferes on their metabolism and on the resistance to infections, in a similar manner to any foreign body. At this stage it may be purulent lesions, that is, with the presence of pus, especially by certain germs ACNIS Corynebacterium and Staphylococcus Albo, with the formation of papules, pustules, nodules, cysts and abscesses.
The appearance manifold in the lesions of the disease has earned the name of acne poliform. Depending on the predominance of one type of lesion on the other, we speak therefore of comedonal acne, acne papular, pustular acne, cystic acne, acne scar. The disease may be aggravated by digestive disorders, mental and emotional stress, irregularities of the menstrual cycle, a poor diet, focal infections such as tonsillitis, dental apical granuloma.
Therapies anti pimples: how to get rid of pimples
If the problem of pimples is not pathological, you can follow a few tips "grandmother" to prevent and suppress the formation of pimples with various natural remedies. The therapy is based essentially on the regularization of intestinal functions and in particular the liver, on an adequate and proper psychotherapy, on the administration of hormonal preparations and the elimination of any focal infections. It is also important to observe a proper diet, removing fat, chocolate, sweets, sausages, coffee and instead making extensive use of dairy products, cooked vegetables, fresh fruit, brewer's yeast, yogurt. Also recommended that temporary employment of antibiotics, vitamins A and C, exposure to sunlight (heliotherapy) and local application of antibiotic ointment and sulfur.
These latter, however, produce a dryness of the skin, which drawback can be overcome with the use of a good moisturizer.
Often, even if the disease has regressed completely, may have residual scars on areas of skin affected by acne, more or less deep and more or less numerous, they are, especially for a woman, a serious problem of an aesthetic nature, and sometimes the source of excruciating psychic conflicts.
In this case, it helps a therapeutic measure as simple as effective: the dermo abrasion. This treatment consists in the removal, using special tools (dermoabrasion), the most superficial layers of the epidermis and then the scars. After 7-12 days, the skin regenerates.