Nobody likes pimples. These can not only cause another appearance, but can irritate your skin. Sometimes acne appears on the face for no reason or just because of stress or hormonal changes. But sometimes their cause can also be serious, such as PCOS.
Yes… Many times if your acne is increasing and not saying it is decreasing, it could be a sign of PCOS. When someone has PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), they can still get pimples on their face. PCOS can cause acne on the face, back, neck and chest.
After all, why does facial acne appear due to PCOS?
1. Excess grease
Sebum is a natural oil produced by our skin. Often during PCOS, sebum can increase.Explain that excess sebum attracts more dust and bacteria.
Acne in PCOS can also cause swelling and pimples on the skin. This can lead to redness and increased skin sensitivity.
Stress and other mood swings are common symptoms of PCOS. Acne can be caused by stress and long-term exposure.
The sebum production, inflammation, and cystic acne caused by PCOS can put you at risk for bacterial infections.
5. High blood sugar
High blood sugar levels are very common in women with PCOS. This case of hyperinsulinemia leads to increased production of androgens, which can worsen acne.
What are the symptoms of PCOS acne?
Pimples are formed from clogged pores
Swelling at the site of PCOS acne
redness around the affected area
The pain depends on how deep the acne has become
a breakthrough that contains pus
So what does it take to reduce PCOS-related acne?
To control the acne associated with PCOS, it is first necessary to control the PCOS. To know more, we spoke to Dr Pratima Thamke, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Motherhood Hospital, Kharghar, Mumbai.
healthy and balanced diet
Eating healthy foods can help keep your skin healthy. You should avoid fried things at this time. In such a situation, we recommend eating fresh home-cooked food. According to Dr. Pratima, you should also consume foods that have anti-inflammatory properties, such as whole grains, legumes, and dried fruits.
Dr. Pratima explains that regular exercise helps balance hormones, blood sugar, stress and other factors responsible for PCOS acne. In such a situation, exercise 150 minutes a week to increase blood circulation, maintain blood sugar and reduce body fat.
Also keep these things in mind
Do not touch the pimples or try to break them.
Wash your face every day with a gentle cleanser.
Use a moisturizer and sunscreen suitable for your skin type.
Use non-comedogenic makeup and skin care products.
Remove all makeup before bed.
Exclude unhealthy carbohydrates and fats from it.
Eat enough fruits and vegetables.
Take any medication only after consulting your doctor.