It’s important to note in anyone that the emotional stress of acne dosen’t become so overpowering that the tendency for skin to scar and blemish will be less distressing. Emotions should be kept under control.
It can be difficult at any age to have to deal with acne, but for many young adults the problems can be particularly disturbing. Feelings of depression, anxiety, and the prospect of being ostracized by friends should be minimized. No matter how bad your acne is, if you are an adolescent the emotional stress on your mind and body can be worse than the obvious physical symptoms, due mainly to myths and misinformation. [Read more…]