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Why Do I Have Acne as an Adult?

Acne may be a nearly universal experience for adolescents and young adults, but it’s not something we wish to experience in as adults. In fact, a whopping 50% of adult women, and 25% of adult men suffer from acne. So what causes acne for adults? Acne occurs when sebaceous glands, which produce the body’s natural moisturizer, become clogged.  Once clogged, the pore may become inflamed trapping bacteria, which will lead to that dramatic and noticeable “white-head”. These pimples can root themselves deep enough to cause scarring in some cases. Ouch. Though, not commonly thought of as an organ, the skin is indeed the largest organ of our body, serving as […]

Should I Be Drinking Coffee?

Should I Be Drinking Coffee?

Rise and shine – and it’s caffeine time! If you’re an avid coffee drinker, it can be hard to imagine what your life would be like without your morning life water. But how good for you is it really? With women consuming, on average 3.1 cups per day, it’s an important question to consider. Coffee has been a controversial subject practically from the beginning when it was discovered in the 9th Century in Ethiopia.  Since this time, coffee has played an important role in many societies throughout modern history.  In Africa it was used in religious ceremonies, and later banned by many churches in the region.  It was later banned […]