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by 110 · about 17 hours ago

Hi All, I am week 4 into Paleo and my usually flawless skin is breaking out. Should I think of this as a good sign (maybe my hormones are finally balancing?) or bad? Has anyone else experienced this?

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O_Siodhachain 0 · June 14, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Give yourself another four weeks before abandoning paleo, if you're so inclined to do so, but keep in mind that you might not be getting all necessary nutrients for healthy skin. Hormone imbalances (in my opinion and experience) are always the... (more)

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by 418 · about 17 hours ago

Best Natural Zit Zapper... Tea Tree Oil?

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animaleater 0 · June 08, 2012 at 10:41 AM

concentrated mediteranean oregano oil with high carvacrol percentage. pop a drop on a zit, and it kills it. hightly anti bacterial and antifungal. put it on toenail fungus, and its GONE. have food poison? take it when you are first starting... (more)

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by 260 · September 30, 2014 at 3:18 AM

My entire life I have had perfect skin. I may get a very occasional spot around that time of my cycle but for the most part it's always been very clear. For most of my life I have eaten low fat and high grain/high carb diet about 10 weeks ago I... (more)

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Jeff__1 0 · August 30, 2011 at 4:47 AM

Have you been taking fish oil? In some people too much DHA can cause overactivity of the sebaceous glands and cause acne.

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by 15966 · September 30, 2014 at 3:06 AM

Im 31 years old, male, athletic, fit, strict paleo for over one year. For five years prior to this i was hardcore WAP. So, i feel ive been living and eating healthily for a good amount of time. However, i still get occasional zits. And they are... (more)

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bsunde 0 · December 31, 2010 at 4:06 PM

I've lived with acne a great portion of my adult life, and it is not as simple as zits = inflammation or zits can be cured with diet only. Acne is a combination of many factors: bacteria, hormones, genes (some people do not shed follicle skin... (more)