Abnormal increase of secretion from the sebaceous skin glands.
Persons most commonly affected:
Between the ages of 20 and 50 years or older. It is more prevalent in males.
Organ or part of body involved:
Symptoms and indications:
Oiliness, patches of somewhat reddish colored, flaking skin on the face, neck or chest.
Causes and risk factors:
Cause in not known, but it may be related to the yeast Pityrosporum ovale. Stress and neurological conditions are thought to be predisposing factors.
Herbal Supplements available
- SkinClear Syrup