Scientists Say They Know Why Some People Get Acne, And The Clue Lies Where You’d Least Expect It

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Although acne is a trait widely associated with puberty, it can strike anyone at any time. Previously, the cause has been a bit of a mystery. But now, a new study may shed some light on the phenomena, because scientists have identified a link between acne and another unexpected part of the body.

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The study revealed that acne patients share a previously overlooked trait. Experts once thought that the skin condition was caused by inflammation. And while that’s still true, it turns out there’s another, deeper connection with a seemingly unrelated feature. And this breakthrough opens up a whole new range of medical possibilities for sufferers.

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In fact, acne treatments have been limited up until now, much to the frustration of sufferers. This recent discovery, however, adds to our understanding of the condition. Consequently, it may even pave the way for an entirely new set of potential treatments. And considering the psychological affect acne has, it could even save lives.

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