This is a guest post by reader Nicole Schnackenberg, who is sharing her cautionary tale about B Vitamins.
I had the nagging feeling so many years that I was somehow, albeit subconsciously, making my skin problems worse. Indeed, my skin cleared up considerably when I stopped picking at it, stripping it with chemicals and covering it with thick layers of concealer.
Yet it would still flare up and I couldn’t get completely clear, no matter how hard I tried. I became obsessed with my diet, obsessed with environmental toxins, obsessed with everything. I figured that something must be causing the breakouts to continue and almost drove myself crazy trying to figure out just what it was.
I really tried everything and considered everything as a potential trigger. Or so I thought. One night I couldn’t sleep, walking backwards and forwards from my bed to the bathroom mirror, shedding copious tears over the reflection I saw there. [Read more…]