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Possible Acne Messages
There are over ten forms of acne a person can experience, from chloracne to acne mechanica. Just as acne can take on varied forms, there are a variety of reasons why one may have acne.
Acne formations act as messengers from the body, suggesting beneficial changes to your lifestyle and areas of your life to which you should pay more attention. You know when you have found an acne message because using the information from the message actually improves your health and deepens you level of self-awareness.
Below is a sampling of the some of the needs or unresolved issues that may be exposed by an Acne Message.
Needed diet alteration
Poor level of self-love
Reduction in over the counter
Need for more exercise
Move to a different relationship or end
a current one
Need for more personal challenges
Poor stress management
Un-addressed personal fears
Unadjusted to new settings
Contact with new environments
Poor understanding of cleansing agents
Misuse of hair care products
Excess hormones in foods
Extreme sensitivity to criticism
Acne is not a superficial condition. It strikes deep into the heart and psyche of everyone suffering with this disease. Once your acne trigger(s) is unveiled and dealt with, you, your health and self-esteem reap all the benefits.
About the Author
Health author and Noixia campaigner Naweko San-Joyz lovingly writes from her home in San Diego. Her works include Acne Messages: Crack the code of your zits and say goodbye to acne (ISBN: 0974912204) and the upcoming work Skinny Fat Chicks, Why we're still not getting this dieting thing (ISBN: 0974912212) for release in June of 2005.
For useful acne self-help articles visit http://www.Noixia.com.
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