The conventional approach to treat skin issues is largely two-dimensional:
pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter productS
But your skin exists as part of a larger system, and skin issues are typically a symptom of an internal problem. So to get to the root of the problems, you have to look at the whole system that makes up your body through a functional lens:
THE UNDERLYING FACTOR HERE IS STRESS.
There are many different kinds of body stressors but it doesn’t matter what kind of stress you’re under. Your body isn’t able to differentiate between them and your hormonal responses are the same. When your stress load becomes too much to manage, it shows up as inflammation which often manifests through your skin.