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Does chocolate make pimples?

As far as the pathophysiology, pathogenesis and therapy are concerned, acne vulgaris is no longer a great mystery. The knowledge of one of the most common diseases in dermatological practice is immense, but one question is still often asked: Is there a direct connection between the consumption of individual foods and the development of acne?

"There is a strong interaction between insulin and the androgen metabolism," says Jolanta Schmidt, head of the acne outpatient department at the University Clinic for Dermatology at the Vienna General Hospital, the hypothesis that science uses to explain the influence of certain foods on the skin These include so-called hyperglycemic carbohydrates, including chocolate, french fries, white bread, cola, etc. Their effects on carbohydrate metabolism are preached up and down everywhere in times like these.

Blood sugar levels and androgens rise

Hyperglycemic carbohydrates make you fat because they rapidly increase blood sugar levels, thus inducing high levels of insulin, stimulating the storage of carbohydrates in the form of glycogen and, when the storage is full, converting the excess into fat reserves. The fatal thing about the whole story: The feeling of satiety is unsatisfactorily short-lived, because the blood sugar level drops just as quickly as it rises before. That is why what has to come comes - the body demands replenishment and that quickly.

Well, humans would not be such a highly complex being if all organs and tissue structures and cells did not act with one another. So it seems only logical that highly glycemic foods not only affect the hormone insulin produced by the pancreas, but also bring about exactly the hormonal change that is also correlated with the development of acne.

The androgens are mainly responsible for the development of acne vulgaris. These male sex hormones, which are not exclusively reserved for men, not only work at full speed during puberty, but are also produced in excess after consuming various delicacies. Androgens lay the foundation for the development of blackheads and pimples by increasing the activity of the sebum glands and increasing the keratinization in the duct.

Polycystic Ovary and Acne

There is no scientific evidence in the form of representative studies, which makes Jolanta Schmidt's personal interest in this topic all the greater. Together with her team, she is currently trying to win overweight pubescent girls with acne and menstrual disorders for an examination. "We want to find out whether there is a connection between the polycystic ovary syndrome, latent diabetes mellitus and acne vulgaris," says the Viennese acne expert. PCO or Stein-Leventhal syndrome is a hormonal disorder that leads to an increased concentration of male hormones in the female organism and is associated with menstrual cycle disorders up to infertility. "The acne can be an important indication that a polycystic ovary syndrome or latent diabetes is present", adds Schmidt and hopes for earlier diagnoses and new therapeutic possibilities useful not only to the polycystic ovary but also to diabetes and acne. (Regina Philipp,, October 21, 2009)

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