Skin Acne Vulgaris

Based on your genetics, your genetic predisposition for Acne Vulgaris is

Normal
Low
Normal
High

What does this mean?

Likely to have normal risk for acne vulgaris. Likely to have normal risk for acne vulgaris.

How Is Your Genetic Risk Calculated?

This result is based on the SNPs(single nucleotide polymorphism)that are associated with Acne Vulgaris.

Genes
Your Genotype
What it means?
Genes: MYC
Your Genotype: AA
What it means? Typical
Genes: TGFB2
Your Genotype: GG
What it means? Typical
Genes: OVOL1
Your Genotype: GT
What it means? Low susceptibility to severe acne
Genes: DDB2
Your Genotype: AA
What it means? Typical
Genes: SELL
Your Genotype: GG
What it means? Typical
Genes: TNT-alpha_promoter1
Your Genotype: CC
What it means? Typical
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Limitations

This report does not diagnose any health conditions or provide medical advice. This should not be used as a diagnostic tool.
This result is limited to existing scientific research.
Please consult with a healthcare professional before making any major lifestyle changes or if you have any other concerns about your results.

What is Acne Vulgaris?

Acne vulgaris is a common skin condition involving blockage and/or inflammation of hair follicles and its glands. It can be triggered by many factors, such as genetic predisposition, hormone concentrations, diet smoke or stress. Having excess sebum, hormones, bacteria and abnormally high replication of follicular cells are some of the common causes for acne.

Suggested Lifestyle Changes

Dietary Recommendations:

  1. A low-glycemic diet such as whole grain and unprocessed fruits and vegetables may help reduce the risk of developing acne.
  2. Reduce consumption of milk as the presence of natural hormonal components or bioactive molecules in milk could worsen acne.
  3. Studies suggest that taking foods rich in zinc or oral supplement of zinc may be useful in preventing and treating acne.

Supplement Recommendations:

  1. Retinol (Vitamin A), carotenoids (provitamin A), retinoids (Vitamin A metabolites) , vitamin D and vitamin E may help to improve skin's health.
  2. Studies suggest that fish oil supplementation is associated with an improvement in overall acne severity and may help in reducing acne.

Lifestyle Recommendations:

  1. Get enough sleep as sleep deprivation can contribute to the development of acne.

Result Explanation Recommendations:

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