Recommend: The more stress, the more the skin gets worse

stressed skin

The more stress, the more the skin gets worse

Stress can affect all body systems, including hair, nails, and skin. Stress affects chemicals in the body causing skin to become more sensitive or more easily irritated. It also affects the recovery of the wound.

When you are stressed, your body releases more hormones such as cortisol. This type of hormone will stimulate the sebaceous glands to produce more sebum, so it easily causes more acne. It can be noted that many people may have acne during an exam or a very stressful period, right?

In addition, stress can stimulate attacks in people with certain types of skin diseases such as

  • Chronic eczema or chronic dermatitis
  • Stress may trigger certain types of skin diseases such as urticaria and autoimmune skin diseases.

How to prevent the stressed skin

Of course, it is impossible to completely avoid stress in daily life. Therefore, each person should have their own way of eliminating stress. For example, if you recognize that you are in a stressful period, you may manage your time to escape those stress and do your favorite activities such as exercising or meditating. Getting regular exercise and getting enough sleep is very helpful. Apart from these activities, talking with friends, family or even a therapist helps us reduce and cope with stress efficiently.


Information by Dr. Nicha Tangpapong

Composed by Medisci Center

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