Apr 14, 2017 · Hormonal acne is tied to fluctuations in your hormones, whether from puberty, menopause, or stress. It’s typically associated with puberty, but can affect adults of any age. Oral medications can Author: Kristeen Cherney.
There are many reasons you can get acne as an adult. Stress or changes in your hormone levels, like menopause or switching or stopping birth control pills, are two possibilities.Author: Amanda Gardner.
A study examining the prevalence of acne in adults over age 20 found that acne affects more than 50 percent of women between the ages of 20-29 and more than 25 percent of women between the ages of 40-49. The study found a disproportionate number of adult women were affected by acne compared to similar-aged men.
Acne is also called hormonal acne because it is often a feature of adolescent years when rapid hormonal changes affect the body and, critically, the hair follicles of the skin. This article busts Author: Markus Macgill.