Causes and Treatments for Treating Stretch marks

Treating Stretch marks: skin cracks are skin lesions due to thinning the skin of the dermis and epidermis,

Cramping often occurs in pressure-sensitive areas such as thighs, hips, abdomen, and breasts.

Some women have poorer collagen levels than others,

and so some others get pregnant during pregnancy.

Stretch marks occur

during puberty

often on the thighs, hips, and breasts.

But during pregnancy

these cracks appear more in the abdominal and chest areas.

susceptible people

Those who develop weight loss due to bodybuilding are very susceptible,

Also, taking steroids will increase the likelihood of it.

men or women more common?

Stretch marks are created in men, but they are much more common in women

factors cause of skin cracks

Several factors have been suggested for the cause of Stretch marks

The most important factor in skin elongation is suddenly seen,

for example, in pregnancy and puberty.

Skin elongation

Skin elongation is just one of the causes of Stretch marks,

and internal factors also affect them.

Hormonal changes

Among these factors are hormonal changes that cause imbalance in fibroblasts

This leads to a decrease in the number and quality of collagen and elastin fibers,

As a result, the skin of collagen fibers is ruptured and the skin becomes cracked.

Illnesses and the use of various medications

Underlying illnesses and the use of various medications,

Long use of strong topical corticosteroids can also cause stereotypes or Stretch marks.

Treatment of Stretch marks and prevention methods during pregnancy

The use of topical collagen,Herbal oils

Tissue supplements,

And worm-containing fruit acids

Vitamin C can be partly effective in treating Stretch marks.

Reference
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Collected By
Dr. Afsaneh Amin Ghaforui

About Afsane AminGhafouri

Afsane AminGhafouri
My name is Afsaneh Amin Ghafouri I have PhD degree in Agroecology from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. I have over 8 years of experience working in agricultural science as Medicinal Plants scientist. Currently, I work as a Senior Researcher (R&D) at Parsi Teb Herbal Pharmaceutical Company since 2017. I have written more than 100 articles on medicinal plants and their application in traditional medicine. Teaching experience for 8 years in the field of medicinal plants.

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