The Connection Between Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Adult Hormonal Acne

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition experienced by women when their hormones become unbalanced. The name of the condition comes from the multiple little cysts that grow on the ovaries, leading to the imbalance. In addition to causing problems with the menstrual period and interfering with fertility, PCOS can also lead to adult hormonal acne. The cause is from an increase in the number of male sex hormones that the body starts to produce, which can also cause an excess of facial and body hair growth. While other conditions can lead to hormonal acne in men and women, the root cause of the condition is the same: the increased amount of DHT that increases oil production in the skin.

Additional symptoms of PCOS include:

  • Weight gain
  • Insulin resistance
  • Excess hair on the chest, back, and belly, with a darkening and thickening of facial hair
  • Thinning of hair on the head
  • Irregular menstrual cycles, including fewer or cessation of periods or heavier bleeding
  • Inability to conceive
  • Depression

The cause of PCOS is not understood, but it is believed to have a genetic basis. While the appearance of hormonal acne is only one of a number of systems that women must endure, it is one that can lower their self-esteem and increase depression. Clearogen is designed to treat adult hormonal acne at the cause -- the increase of DHT. In addition, it can impact the excessive hair growth that is caused by the same hormone. To learn more about the effectiveness of Clearogen in acne caused by PCOS, call 877-30-CLEAR.

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