For Acne Sufferers Probiotics May Be A Skin Sensation

Great read on the benefits of probiotics as an adjunctive acne treatment

CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) —Probiotics are becoming a skin sensation now more than ever, especially for those who have issues with acne.

For Danielle Schwartz, 24, looking in the mirror wasn’t always easy.

“At its worst, I didn’t really want to leave the house,” said Schwartz.

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Schwartz faced the problem with the help of her dermatologist who recommended traditional acne therapy along with a daily dose of probiotics.

“I would say now, that I rarely have breakouts,” said Schwartz.

It’s a prescription for healthy skin that a growing number of dermatologists are recommending. The American Academy of Dermatology has named probiotics one of the year’s beauty breakthroughs.

“By introducing healthy bacteria into the gut it can actually re-seal the gut lining and prevent system wide inflammation that’s thought to lead to acne and rosacea flares,” said Dr. Whitney Bowe.

Early research has shown that some…

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