Acne Can Become Life Altering

When I was growing up, I remember having acne breakouts and doing everything in my power to hide my pimples and blemishes so that others wouldn’t see them. I recall thinking that having one pimple and a tiny blemish was the end of the world. Then I would see my friends that were indeed dealing with cases of acne that were far worse than my one pimple. At one point I did everything I could to remove all of my freckles from my face due to the teasing I endured because of having hundred’s of freckles covering my face. Eventually, I grew to love my freckles, however, I know that is never the case for those who actually suffer from severe acne and they never grow to love their unwanted acne!

Wouldn’t it be amazing if those who are afflicted with acne breakouts discovered what was causing them and were able to cure them? Hopefully, the featured video accompanying this article can shed some light of possible causes.

The American Acne and Rosacea Society (AARS) was founded in 2005 as a means to provide an interchange of knowledge and to stimulate education and research about acne and rosacea. Please visit their website for more information https://acneandrosacea.org/ You can also find AARS on their Facebook
fan page for advice and support as they are the experts.

 

For those who have been diagnosed with severe acne, there is support, and you are not alone, so please click the Acne Support Map link that follows to join the Acne Support Map.

diseasemaps.org has created an amazing platform for over 800 diseases, conditions, disorders and/or syndromes connecting them to others who can relate, so they can find connections and resources to help them through. Support is key for those who are diagnosed with such conditions and knowing that you are not alone gives great peace of mind as well as hope.

The attached video was Featured on The Doctors Show

Dermatologist Sandra Lee, also known as Dr. Pimple Popper, weighs in on the Internet rumor that the location of your acne breakout can reveal underlying health issues.

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Health Support and Awareness Advocate with a lifelong dream of being an educator, Vanessa was well along the path towards realizing her goal, having completed an Associate of Arts in Natural Science, Associate of Science in Social Science, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, and her Master’s of Education, Adult Educators and Administrators. Close to the culmination of the education required to reach her goal of a teaching career geared towards K-12, Vanessa had to make a difficult decision. She asked herself, “Do I continue on with my dream of being a teacher or focus on saving mothers and babies by helping to discover a cause and cure for Hyperemesis Gravidarum?” Vanessa was a volunteering for the Hyperemesis Education and Research Foundation [HER] when she realized there were limited options available when fundraising as a volunteer. The Packs decided to create their own foundation, one that would support all organizations seeking to discover a cause and cure for HG. The Packs held the first ever HG walk on October 20, 2007, A Walk to Remember: HG Walk America, raising awareness in the community and gaining much-needed support for those suffering from the disorder. Proceeds of the walk were donated to the HER Foundation. During the completion of Vanessa’s Masters in 2012, the Ayden Rae Foundation was born. After the birth and survival of the Ayden Rae Foundation, Vanessa and her family grew to understand that there was a greater need for more awareness and support for all diseases/conditions/disorders/syndromes and together they plan to spread awareness about every disease/condition/disorder/syndrome they are made aware of and help diseasemaps.org connect those who suffer from those diseases; discover that they are not alone and find the resources available for them. It is vital that we all do our part to help eradicate all disease, so families are no longer suffering. It is noteworthy to point out that the worst disease on the planet that most in the world overlook is aging and death! Remember to always be willing to learn more about things you aren't aware of and show compassion for those who are afflicted; awareness and support is key for all of us ❤