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Posted by: charly | 2009-02-02

acne and health shaks

hey i just want to know if proteinshakes cause acne?

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Dear Charly
No, acne is caused by overproduction of sebum (oil) on the skin and overgrowth of certain bacteria on the skin. Treatment is by regular cleansing, using medication to reduce the bacterial load on the skin like Benzoyl Peroxide or if needed antibiotics.
See http://www.healthscout.com/ency/68/131/main.html
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