Individuals who suffer from severe acne also feel the negative effects in their lives socially, emotionally, and mentally. Researchers have shown in multiple studies the relationships between acne and mental health issues such as depression and anxiety, low self-confidence, and even thoughts of suicide. How can this be approached?
Pimples may be the most infamous skin ailment, but that doesn’t mean there are no negative effects or that it is easy to deal with. We all have had pimples and other skin blemishes, especially while going through puberty while growing up during our teen years. But some men and women experience especially worse cases of acne that are more difficult than the usual common acne flare-ups, and the ailment’s effects can be a lot deeper than the surface.
The accompanying infographic presents a brief overview of acne and pimples: the potential causes, emotional effects, small changes to your lifestyle that may help, and how to avoid aggravating the condition. You’ll find helpful tips for yourself or your teenager on managing this disease.