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Birth control pills for treating acne

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I am looking for people experienced in Naturopathy/nutrition/alternative healing to answer this question:
I have had acne (not severe) since puberty,14 years ago. I have tried everything and nothing even helps. And then I found the CURE. Yasmin birth control= PERFECT skin. BUT! it also prevented the lining in my uterus from building up, giving me an ulcer and making sex painful. I won't take birth control anymore. But now I know that my acne is hormonal and androgynous.
For the past 2 years, I have kept a detailed journal of my monthly cycle to track fertility, mood and condition of my skin.
It turns out, I have an amazingly consistent pattern. It makes sense to me that someone might be able to tell me what foods to eat when or what supplements or something! if I can show them my pattern (I also have really horrible cramps and notable PMS).
My question is: what field of alternative medicine works with these issues, essentially manipulating hormones naturally - maybe through diet?


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replied September 3rd, 2008
Alternative Medicine Answer A4624
Birth control pills, besides preventing pregnancy, are also used for treating acne in women.





It is hard for me to believe that the birth control pills (Yasmin) caused an ulcer in your uterus and made your sex painful. It doesn't seem likely that you can manipulate your sex hormones with natural remedies, supplements or diet.





If you can't stand the birth control pills you can try other medicines for treating acne. You may want to consult a dermatologist about this.








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