Extensive studies done during the past years shows that stress and its other derivative effects, depression and anxiety and depression drastically result to problems in the nails, hair and skin. The skin becomes more sensitive and the pores more open that it becomes more susceptible to infection causing all sorts of skin problems. Some of the conditions of stress-related skin disorders include unwarranted perspiration, hair loss, acne lesions, seborrheic dermatitis, herpes, brittle nails and rosacea among others. The study of stress-related skin problems is termed psychodermatology and it focuses on the effect of a person’s emotions in relation with the skin.
Stress associated skin problems can fortunately be treated and cure importantly involves some measure of attention and care. A good assessment and diagnosis of a dermatologist lead to effectual treatments that improve the appearance and health of the skin, nails and hair as well as lead to the removal of stress.
The importance of living a life, if not without, at least with a minimal amount of stress is something everyone needs to consider since it can cause all sorts of health problems. Even if you live a busy and hectic life, stress can be alleviated to a considerable extent through proper diet, meditation and regular exercise.
Nelya de Brun is a licensed acupuncturist in Boynton Beach, FL., practicing acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and Western medical pathology. She is also the founder of Classical Oriental Medicine, LLC.