You might have been looking for acne cure for a long time now and yet hit a wall? To start with, the problem may not be with the product that you use but is the underlying hormonal condition. An abnormal production of ‘androgen’ in female could be the main cause in some cases.
They essentially comprise estrogen and progestin due to which some people might experience mild side effects such as nausea, headaches or weight change
Acne may be controlled with the use of contraceptive pills but due to underlying hormonal issues, these pills can have haunting drawbacks. Here are the risks of taking birth
control pills for acne:
• Increased risk of cervical and breast cancers
• Higher blood pressure
• Gallbladder disease
• Benign liver tumors
• stomach cramps
• weight gain
• weight loss
• changes in your period
Serious side effects of birth control include deep vein thrombosis, heart attack, and stroke. Those who are older than 35 and have risk factors of getting cardiovascular disease, are at a higher risk of these severe effects.
Oral contraceptives contain a few ingredients, which can alter the levels and activity of hormones in humans that can trigger severe acne. Do consult your dermatologist for a personalized care.