We turn red with embarrassment and white with fear. The skin the largest organ of human body, reflects all our emotions and can suffer because of them.
Being stressed out can be quite damaging for your skin. Stress actually cause a physiological reaction that results in ‘the production of cortisol the stress hormone’. Cortisol cause inflammation.
Inflamed pores on your skin clog more easily and can result in wrinkles. Hives, Itching, eczema, rashes and psoriasis may be brought on or aggravated by stress.
When your skin breaks out, take a moment to skin breaks out, take a moment to sit quietly and ask yourself
how you are really feeling?
Are you angry?
Do you feel there is too much pressure at work or at home?
Do you feel guilty?
If you answer yes to any of above questions, and if your doctor determines that your skin problem are not caused by an infection, allergy or disease, regular practice of a relaxation technique may reduce stress and help keep your skin blemish-free. Ask your doctor for information about meditation, yoga, biofeedback and other methods that may help.