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February 4, 2013

Oriental Medicine successfully treats all stages of Acne

Written by: Matthew Wagner, L.Ac., M.S.O.M.

If you’ve ever had acne, there’s something that you know very well - Acne can make you feel horrible about yourself, embarrassed to go out in public, and can affect your ability to be intimate.  While not life threatening, it can make you feel like you want to die.

Most people’s experience with acne treatment is a long, frustrating battle, with minimal results.  Worse, is that so many treatments just seem to make things worse.  Washes, astringents, and soaps are harsh, and alter the skin’s ph causing it to produce more oil.  Antibiotics are hard on the digestive system, can change gut bacteria overtime, (which can lead to long-term digestive problems), are oftentimes minimally effective, and don’t prevent acne from coming back once you stop taking them.  So many things are promised to work, and they just simply don’t.  All of this can make you feel hopeless and lied to.

Luckily, Oriental Medicine (including acupuncture and herbal therapy) treats Acne very effectively.  Oriental Medicine can help to resolve all forms of Acne, from moderate breakouts to severe cystic Acne, and can balance and strengthen your body to prevent Acne from coming back.  This is proven repeatedly through countless success stories.  The key, with any health care practitioner, is to find an acupuncturist and herbalist who really knows what he or she is doing.  So, if you’re feeling hopeless, you may have finally found some help.  If you’re in the Madison area, come in for a treatment, and see how what oriental medicine and acupuncture can do for you.