How Excessive Stress leads to Skin problem
In a student Life College is a stressful period. In a research at the Lewis Katz School of Medication at Temple University is fund that with increasing level of psychological stress skin complaints increases.
During 2014 fall semester, a cross sectional study was conducted by Temple University in which five thousands undergraduate student was invited to participate in a in a web-based study, in which they have to reported about their emotional pressure and related skin problems. 422 students were included final sample size. [ Read : Have Energy Foods to Energize yourself and reduce Stress]
Final participants were divided into 3 groups.
Low stress level
Moderate stress level
High stress level
Skin diseases caused by Stress
In compare to low stress level students, high stress level students was suffering more and different kinds of skin diseases like itchy skin; hair loss; scaly skin; oily and waxy patches on scalp; problematic sweating; scaly skin; onychophagia (nail biting); (hair pulling) trichotillomania and itchy allergy. [Read : Eat Plant Based Diet To fight against Diseases]
Despite of many limitation in study like low response rate and absence of physical assessment of respondents, Dr. Yasipovitch said that the result is important for dermatologists who are treating undergraduate aged patients for skin problems.
How to Reduce Stress and avoid Skin Diseases
These studies highlight the need of healthcare providers to ask their patients about perceived level of psychological stress.
Dr. Yasipovitch further recommend that non-pharmacologic healing treatments should be considered for sufferers introducing with both skin disorders and heightened level of psychological level.[ Read : Get Medicine for any Disease at your Doorstep]