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Peppiemint

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Diet for Hormonal Acne?

Hello everyone! Has anyone suffered through hormonal acne and have recommendations for diet changes to keep the acne at bay? I found this challenging and tried to eat clean which got rid of the acne for a few months but it returned in a gruesome manner. I had tried a vegan diet but like I said, it was only temporary. Also, if yoy have any product or lifestyle recommendations for hormonal acne, please share in the discussion. ☺️
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mochiface

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I find a low-carb diet to be helpful
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Yourskintellectual

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This isn't one of those things that one diet fits all hormonal acne scenarios I'm afraid. Hormones levels are affected by so many things that a diet that worked for someone else, could actually make your acne worse. Best to check with your doctor and get your hormone levels tested. More common triggers are diary and sugar, otherwise a healthy balanced diet and lots of hydration is the best way to go. For me personally diet has no impact on my acne and hormonal acne cleared after I went on a pill (not a recommendation just personal experience).
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