A dermatologist explains how stress can affect the skin – Netdoctor

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Bad skin conditions are not only the result of bad genes, they are also the result of stress. The mind and skin have a lot to do with each other. This is because stress releases stress hormones that show up in the skin. Stress can also make the skin age more rapidly. Stress can also result in immune dysfunction and DNA damage all of which causes skim ageing. In conclusion, stress is bad for one’s skin.

Key Takeaways:

  • When stress impacts the diet, this can easily lead to a number of problems with the skin.
  • The hormones that are released when the body becomes stressed often cause issues with the skin.
  • Scratching the skin when stressed can turn into a feedback loop of the scratching creating more stress.

“A number of studies have shown that increased stress levels can greatly exacerbate common skin problems.”

Read more: http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/beauty/skincare/a29121/stress-signs-skin-face/