Tag: Acne and PCOD

Home / Acne and PCOD
Acne and Obesity
Post

Acne and Obesity

PCOD or Polycystic Ovarian disease is a hormonal disorder. Women with PCOD produce too much androgen which is a male hormone. An excess of androgen can cause menstrual irregularities, weight gain, acne and unwanted hair growth. The acne occurs because high androgen levels lead to increased oil production which then gets trapped under the skin...

Acne and PCOD
Post

Acne and PCOD

One should rule out a condition called PCOD i.e Polycystic Ovarian Disease. PCOD can cause a sudden surge of male hormone called DHT in a woman’s body. The DHT causes the skin to produce more oil thereby leading to severe acne breakouts. The acne in such cases is usually severe and may not respond well...