Author page: Megan Cherry, MD

Is stress making my skin worse?

Is stress making my skin worse?

I am often asked by patients, is my skin condition worsened by stress? Regardless of which condition, the answer is almost always “yes”. Stress and anxiety can impact our bodies in many ways, and often our underlying skin conditions worsen. Inflammatory conditions such as acne and seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff) are particularly susceptible. If you sometimes get a little flaky or…

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