Dallas has plenty of sun, stress and sports -- and all can cause acne

Dallas has plenty of sun, stress and sports -- and all can cause acne

There are many causes of acne. Heat and sun damage, like the kind caused by spending a few too many hours on Lewisville Lake in the summer, can take moisture out of your skin, leaving you susceptible to pimples. 

Stress, like the kind experienced driving daily in one of Dallas’ endless construction zones, can also be a trigger for acne.

Even if you have won the acne battle in your life, you may have teenage children at home who are dealing with adolescent acne. Even though 85 percent of teens in America get acne, it can still cause emotional stress and low self esteem.

Skin irritation from recreational activities doesn’t stop at exposure to the elements, either. Dallas is a high school sports town and athletic gear worn by teenage children can also cause acne. Pads, chin straps, sports bras and headbands can trap heat, moisture and oil against the skin, which can cause acne mechanica, a specific form of acne.

Get Professional Help from a Dallas Dermatologist

No matter the cause of your acne, don’t waste time and money on generic treatments from the store. Schedule an appointment with a dermatologist today -- and to find the best in Dallas, go with Angie’s List member-reviewed listings. Of 449 Dallas dermatologists listed, only 119 have been given top ratings by Angie's List members.

Explore AngiesList.com today, and find out what makes our ratings the most reliable for your healthcare needs and how we can take the stress out of finding the best physicians in Dallas.

For more helpful information on what small steps you can do to help keep acne at bay, check out our 5 Acne-Fighting Food Tips.

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