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What are main causes for dark spots on the face?

The medical term for darkened skin spots is melasma. This happens when an overactive melanocyte is making too much melanin. Melanin is a pigment.

3 main causes of darkened skin spots:

1. High levels of insulin or insulin resistance

2. High levels of estrogen

3. Stress (high cortisol)

What you could do for darkened skin spots:

• Stress (cause) — Take B vitamins and vitamin D3

• High estrogen (cause) — Consume more cruciferous vegetables and sea kelp

• Insulin resistance (cause) — Do the healthy keto diet and intermittent fasting

Last updated: Mar 17, 2023 01:23 AM