Los Angles, March 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Balance7’s Dr. Nooristani announces a new blog post: How Hormones Affect the Appearance of Skin. You see it everywhere in beauty magazines, blogs and websites – from articles about beauty and skin health to hormones. Studies have shown that fluctuations in hormones can affect acne, dryness, pigmentation and aging skin. Hormones take care of many aspects of our internal body systems; they act on the brain, bones and heart, so why wouldn’t they also have an impact on our appearance?
Hormones are the chemical signals that play a crucial role in all aspects of our lives, from regulating our blood pressure to the appearance of our skin. Often the visible changes are so visible that individuals are unaware of the internal changes. Hormonal changes occur from birth and continue throughout each individual’s life. Hormone levels rise throughout childhood and peak during adolescence.
Hormonal fluctuations in adolescence lead to oily skin and acne, as the body produces more estrogen and progesterone than normal. Teenagers tend to have thinner skin. As hormone levels decline in adulthood, there is more sebum (oil) production, resulting in dry skin that can be prone to wrinkles, cracked skin, and premature aging. To find out how hormones affect everything from blood sugar to blood pressure, growth and fertility, libido, metabolism and even skin