Symptoms, conditions and causes

Can high estrogen cause acne?

Estrogen is a vital hormone that has many different functions in the body. However, if your body has excess estrogen it can be the reason for acne, especially if intermittent fasting and the Healthy Keto® diet have not resolved your skin problems.


  • Avoid dairy

  • Intermittent fasting

  • Zinc / cod liver oil

  • Cruciferous vegetables

  • DIM

  • Saw palmetto

  • Stinging nettle root

  • Black cohosh

  • Milk thistle

Other Causes:

  • Fluoride (can be in tap water and tooth whitening products)

  • Food allergies

  • Lack of vitamin A

  • Pellagra (take vitamin B3)

  • Lack of vitamin E

Last updated: Jun 08, 2023 16:44 PM