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Skin Problems Related to Stress

Posted on January 26, 2009 in Mental Problems, Skin Care

A body under stress produces excess amount of testosterone and cartisol, which produce excess oil. This in turn leads to skin disorders and acne. The production of such hormone also results in sleep disorders, hinders functioning of lymphatic system and affects blood circulation. The net result you have dark circles under the eye and puffiness.

Stress prevents the flow of blood to the skin and affects other body organs. This affects the renewal process of cells and cell damaging free radicals gets a boost. One tends to age faster and the skin also looks dull and drab.

Stress causes several skin problems. Naturally, stress affects our body system in many ways, and skin is not exception to this. What skin problems are caused by stress?

What are the Skin Problems Related to Stress?

Stress needs to be avoided at all cost. One must relax and take life easy. To have a glowing and healthy skin, one should refrain from stress causing events or situations. Also the diet needs to be well regulated. It needs to consist of adequate vitamins and minerals, which provide sufficient energy for proper bodily functions.

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2 Responses to “Skin Problems Related to Stress”

  1. krupa Says:

    hello, i m 26 years old girl and i m under stress. I have lots problems in my life so which affect my face skin and hair. I have lots of dark circles under my eye area and my face skin not glowing. i have black spots and my pores also opened. I have a very fair complexion but only face looks dull and oily too rest of my body skin is very fair and good. Please give me some solution.

  2. Paul Says:

    Hello, I seen a doctor today over severe skin itch with no signs of any type of rash, he said it was possibly due to stress and it is sort of a hive reaction. I also got seen today because of inflammation of the stomach lining causing me nausea and all sort of problems over the last week I have also had bronchitis the doctor believes this all due to stress. However I did not see a description of skin itch/burn on the list. I have not been around anything new that I could be allergic too. I am taking Benedaryl and Prednisone at this time for the itch. What exactly is this? I have had a lot of skin related problems over the last 2 -3 years.

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