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Did You Know Your Acne Can Tell You Which Part Of Your Body Is Sick?

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Acne or known by its scientific name acne vulgaris is a skin disorder that causes blackheads or whiteheads and pimples. Acne mostly affects oily skinned people and leave scars after they are gone. It usually occurs when dead skin clogs and blocks pores on the skin.


Acne can be natural but can also be caused by a bad lifestyle. Drinking, smoking, untidiness, etc can cause acne. Acne is usually seen during the puberty stage of life in both genders. There are treatments for it but before we jump to the treatments we need to tell you that your acne could be telling you something.

How can acne tell us anything?
Acne can be caused naturally when a person hits puberty but it can also be a result of an unhealthy lifestyle. There are many tests dermatologists use to figure out the problems of the skin. Among the many tests, there is face mapping that tells dermatologists quite a lot about your body using your acne.

Is Acne natural?
Yes, for most of the population acne is quite natural. As the human body changes during puberty and chemical reactions reach their peak, acne can be seen. Acne can also be seen in people who have higher oil secretion by their oil glands. It usually stays for a few months or a year then disappears for not for everyone.

How can Acne be caused?
An unhealthy lifestyle, drugs or a sudden change in bodily chemicals can lead to acne. Drinking, smoking, and drugs can cause acne. When puberty hits, the hormones in the body increase and that is also the age when boys and girls become rebellious and try a bad lifestyle so the cause can be confused. Also, overworking and stress can be a trigger.

How does acne affect us?
Since most acne appears on our face and that is the first part of our body people see, acne can lead to anxiety and depression because of reduced self-esteem. This affects the mental health of an individual especially in today’s world, looking good at all times and the selfie-obsessed world.

What is Face Mapping?

Face mapping is a non-invasive and non-surgical way of understanding health problems. This technique was originally used by ancient Chinese healers. They were experts in this field who could detect major diseases and internal problems by just looking at the face and spotting acne patterns or dry skin areas.

How is it used?
Our body is a complex piece of machinery where all the parts are interconnected. No wonder, when one part malfunctions, it affects the other parts too. Many doctors use face mapping to detect internal problems and major diseases. Observing the position and pattern of acne on one’s face is a method used by doctors to detect various internal problems, called organ face mapping.

From your teenage years to the adult stage, acnes can plague your life. Modern medicines try different kinds of chemicals to treat acne and bring some amount of relief. But then, what can be the actual cause of acne? That is a real question. Homeopathy and Chinese medicine try to address the real cause of acne and they have been able to decipher the cause by understanding which area is being affected.

They have come up with 14 zones that can get affected by acne, but actually indicate a deep underlying cause. The zones are:

1. Neck And Chin
It is considered as Zone 1. If your neck and chin are affected, it is most likely due to hormones, especially issues with the adrenal glands. Stress and sugar consumption could be other reasons too.

2. Shoulders
This is considered to be Zone 2 and 3 and the reason – stress again. Just do some yoga or read a book rather than stressing yourself. It could also be due to keeping your sweaty exercise clothes on for a long time. Wear fresh clothes regularly.

3. Chest
Acne on your chest means that you are having some kind of issue with your digestion. It falls under Zone 4. So, have you been consuming a lot of junk food? If so, then acne will start appearing on your chest. Go for nutritious food to clear acne completely.

4. Arms
This is considered Zone 5 and 6 and it is related to poor nutrition in your diet. So, just add vitamins to your diet by consuming vegetables and fruits and it will do wonders.

5. Stomach
Acne on your stomach (Zone 7) means that your sugar level is high. So, fix your diet. Remove white bread and any kind of sugary substance from your diet. It will clean up your system fast.

6. Pubic Area
Being hygienic is not hard work. So, if you are keeping your dirty underwear on, then acne can form in your pubic area (Zone 8). However, be aware that they should not hurt or itch. If they do, it could indicate an STD. Rush to the doctor fast.

7. Thighs
These are referred to as the Zones 9 and 10. If acne is appearing on the upper part of your thigh, then it might be due to an allergic reaction. It’s probably time for you to change your detergents or the shaving cream that you have been using.

8. Back
The back consists of both Zone 11 and Zone 12. It’s an area that gets affected a lot and the reason is simple – digestion issues. Generally, it happens when you start having a lot of oily or junk food. So, start changing your diet and add a bit of veggies in it for best results.

9. Buttocks
Sitting with acne on your buttocks would feel like hell! Zone 13 and 14 are sensitive areas and it should stay clear. But acne can also form in these parts if your diet is causing some kind of inflammation inside your body. So, start taking some natural foods and it will do you loads of good.

So, change your diet and de-stress yourself. It will help you a lot in your fight against acne.


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