Category: Acne

Acne and Vitamins A & E

In general, traditional medicine does not recognize that dietary factors can have anything to do with acne. Recent research appearing in Clinical & Experimental Dermatology (2006; 31(3): 430-3) may show that there is a nutrient connection. In the study, 100 subjects who were recently diagnosed with acne were compared to 100 healthy controls. The subjects Read More …

Zinc Deficiency is Common

Researchers have found that supplementation with vitamin A, iron and zinc helps the immune systems of children in developing countries. Even many Scottsdale Chiropractor’s pay little attention to the body’s zinc requirement because it is difficult to measure zinc levels in the blood. . According to the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), the immune Read More …

Zinc and Acne

Zinc may be beneficial to acne patients. Research appearing in Acta Dermato-Venereologica Stokholm (1989;69:541-543) showed that zinc supplementation may help improve acne. Patients taking 30 milligrams of elemental zinc (as zinc gluconate) per day showed more improvement in their acne when compared to controls not taking zinc. Other research appearing in Acta Dermato-Venereologica Stokholm (1989;69:541-543) Read More …

Nutrients and the Treatment of Acne

Research appearing in the journal Cutis (July, 1981;28:41-42) shows that a nutritional approach to acne may be useful. The researchers treated 98 acne patients who had not been treated with antibiotics. The subjects took vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin B6 (for women with acne that is worse during menses). They were told to not eat Read More …

Acne and Vitamins A & E

In general, traditional medicine does not recognize that dietary factors can have anything to do with acne. Recent research appearing in Clinical & Experimental Dermatology (2006; 31(3): 430-3) may show that there is a nutrient connection. In the study, 100 subjects who were recently diagnosed with acne were compared to 100 healthy controls. The subjects Read More …