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Pimples aren’t just for teenagers. Even older folks get them, and often times it’s a result of stress.

According to the October ’11 Prevention, your body overproduces the hormone cortisol when you’re stressed, which can lead to acne because cortisol signals the body to produce more pore-clogging oil.

Phosphatidylserine, a soy lipid supplement, may help. It’s been shown to reduce cortisol, which also causes your body to cannibalize muscle, by more than 30 percent.

 

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