The Truth About Acne and Chocolate | Responding to Comments Ep 19

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You all have been asking me some tough questions in the comment section lately! From chocolate causing acne to the risks of working at night and sleeping during the day, we touched on bunch of different subjects. Have a question you’d like me to answer in a future video? Drop a comment down below and you just might make it in!
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-Doctor Mike Varshavski
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  • Good looking guy! Jesus

    lebogang mogalelebogang mogale23 tuntia sitten
  • Growing up all my friends complained about breaking out bc of chocolate. I do remember reading that's not necessarily true about chocolate so I would tell them that wasn't true and it was probably other things causing them to breakout, but they were all convinced chocolate made them breakout🤦🏻‍♀️

    Mali RMali RPäivä sitten
  • Hey Doc. I have had problems were my heart feels like its rapidly fluttering when I am relaxing but have a huge fear of seeing my doctor in case I find out its something serious as I don't cope well in those type of situations. Any advice on how to maybe overcome that fear to see the pros rather than the cons?

    Gary HarteGary HartePäivä sitten
  • Hi doctor Mike this question has always bothered me, do u think it is best for a patient to tell the doctor his own self diagnosis ( aka Google diagnosis) or just describe symptoms and hope for the best. I am always anxious about the possibility of a misdiagnosis

    Jassim FarookhJassim FarookhPäivä sitten
  • Do black people have sunburns

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  • For people with a history of trauma, they might find it helpful to have a chaperone for exams - just ask your doctor :-)

    Abby HuntleyAbby Huntley3 päivää sitten
  • question: why is it that even tho I don't sleep late or stay up late I still have eye bags? and I also sleep 7 hours or more, I also don't use any device before I go to sleep, is this normal or should i go and see a doctor🤔

    Angela RoblesAngela Robles4 päivää sitten
  • I do get breakouts after eating chocolates but just certain types of chocolates.

    Robin LRobin L5 päivää sitten
  • Can a person develop melanoma somewhere that is not exposed to sunlight? Like under belly or pubic area?

    Amy StorerAmy Storer5 päivää sitten
  • "I treat patients of All ages, either from 1 to a 100" The guy who's a 101: *sad wheelchair noises*

    DoapinDoapin5 päivää sitten
  • I've heard that putting your period blood on your face can clear your acne. What are your thoughts on this?

    Frances PriceFrances Price5 päivää sitten
  • Dr Mike you are beyond amazing... kindly check your media Gmail id...🙏

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  • Is it bad to walk around barefoot on tiled floors especially when it’s cold?

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  • Hey doc, can you please explain how cancer spreads from one area to the bones and lungs and why? And also what are the odds of surviving stage 4 adenocarcinoma? I love the way you manage your life btw and your videos are just amazing

    Anusha RoyAnusha Roy7 päivää sitten
  • 10:11 so i don't have to worry about anything like that when I'm 14. I'm kind of afraid of getting a heart attack.

    Elliot NilssonElliot Nilsson8 päivää sitten
  • "eat a lot of chocolate, don't sleep well at night, under a lot of stress" Doctor Mike just explain my life

    Adeline PerryAdeline Perry8 päivää sitten
  • Hi, Dr Mike! I've been meaning to ask for a while now. Is there a way for me to find the difference between being a shy introvert and having social anxiety?

    ZuzushZuzush8 päivää sitten
  • My frend broke her arm why did she need to have a wire put in????

    Juni macJuni mac8 päivää sitten
  • How do I stop my stomach from making random weird noises during class? This usually happens when the room is dead silent and I start to panic when they happen because I fear I will be judged. I find that taking deep breaths helps but I would love to hear your opinion on other possible techniques to combat these weird noises and also reasons as to why they occur.

    Anosha KamranAnosha Kamran9 päivää sitten
  • So mike is touch starved oh Bless but won't be forever when you have fiance'e with you soon we hope 24/7

    Belle loveBelle love10 päivää sitten
  • I have two questions one dumb but I actually am curious and the other serious but probably kinda dumb. 1. If I or persay a person with a vagina qweefed into a recorder like those flute like instruments not the other kind, would it make a sound? 2. Do normal people sleep throughout the night or is it normal to wake up and roll periodically through the night. I dont think Ive never had a night that I slept throughout in my life except when my friend gave me her zans.

    Anikka C. OjalaAnikka C. Ojala10 päivää sitten
  • I love you and how do I get that charm?

    Lexi S.Lexi S.11 päivää sitten
  • Is Dr Mike real?

    Joanne LamJoanne Lam11 päivää sitten
  • What is the best position to sleep in?

    Joanne LamJoanne Lam11 päivää sitten

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  • Why do I fart more when I eat beans?

    Joanne LamJoanne Lam11 päivää sitten
  • Would a lot of viruses and diseases that hover around in the human species be widely decreased if all mosquitoes were exterminated?

    Joanne LamJoanne Lam11 päivää sitten
  • You're so adorable.. "it's true there and in the financial system." 😏 that face you made. You know you're a dork and it's so cute lol

    wicked thingswicked things12 päivää sitten
  • When I was little I wanted to be a doctor...when ever I wouldn't clean up my toys or turn off the TV my mom would say "doctors don't have time to play games and watch tv all day." Check mate.

    Maddie DuganMaddie Dugan13 päivää sitten
  • Bee-woop, chest compression!!! My ears are used to it!

    Shiva BhadauriaShiva Bhadauria13 päivää sitten
  • I have a sharp or slight pain in my legs when I’m not walking around like sitting and laying down and the only thing that helps is stretching could it be RLS (restless leg syndrome) it effects my sleep as well, my grandmother had it but I didn’t know how to symptoms effect people.

    bobby hurstbobby hurst13 päivää sitten
  • Hey Doc! You mentioned in a previous video that stretch marks are difficult if not impossible to remove once they're there. Is it possible to *prevent* them then?

    mysterymoosemysterymoose13 päivää sitten
  • Why is it that some people get a “bump” on their stomach after eating and some don’t even though both of them eat the same and exercise the same?

    Leia SøndergaardLeia Søndergaard13 päivää sitten
  • I 100% KNOW (dont care what anyone else says) after years and years of horrendous acne prone skin. The high blood sugar link is the number one cause. If I binge on candy, I can guarantee breakouts of acne for about a week. If I keep it out or at a minimum in my diet... No more Acne. I had acne for 9 years, before I finally learnt how to control it. Halloween & Christmas ruins me!

    zo0mpazo0mpa13 päivää sitten
  • Eres realmente guapo!!

    Lizzie Felix MartinezLizzie Felix Martinez14 päivää sitten
  • How long does it take for anticoagulants to be flushed out of the body? I had a cyst removal surgery two months ago and I'm still bruising quite easily.

    Caffeinated PattiGCaffeinated PattiG14 päivää sitten
  • Dr. Mike, I’m constantly under stress and the fact that stress can cause you multiple diseases causes me more stress. How can I get rid of stress? I’m done with it, cause recently it caused me a jaw issue :(

    Paulina CasanovaPaulina Casanova14 päivää sitten
  • dr. mike I have sarcoid in the lungs I want a second opinion

    arif abdularif abdul14 päivää sitten
  • hey doctor mike i really hope you see this because i need your opinion or anyone in the comments if you have advice, my bestfriend has been sad lately she has the mindset that she cant have fun and also have good grades i really want to hang out with her to help her stress and shes not always around what should i do?

    Noor AlsagheirNoor Alsagheir15 päivää sitten
    • is a free resource to get some help in rewiring the way you think.

      Dancia SusiloDancia Susilo14 päivää sitten
  • Doc I watched about 100 of your videos in 3 days. I noticed you have something red in the corner of your left eye, what is it?

    Nikolai MirkoffNikolai Mirkoff15 päivää sitten
  • What happens when you get a bruise and why are they all different colors like green, purple, and red.

    Vanessa younesVanessa younes15 päivää sitten
  • how to know that my hirsutism is because of genetic or PCOS? do I need to see doctor even though i don't feel anything weird or hurt at my body?

    Nur HikariNur Hikari15 päivää sitten
  • This is my question if you make another video about this : What are Melanocytes and what do they do?

    Sugar & SpiceSugar & Spice16 päivää sitten
  • I’m late but here my question: Should you do CPR on a pregnant woman?

    -Skyler Clouds--Skyler Clouds-16 päivää sitten
  • I've Pilonidal Sinus case. Is there a way to get a permanent hair removal at this area? Also, can I ride bicycle or a motorbike? Would the skin at the crease ever heal to a strong level that it won't open up? My details: I had two surgeries 12 years ago and since then I didn't develop a cyst there but occasionally, the skin at the crease opens up at several spots and I got blood stains (mostly without pain). It has become increasingly difficult to clean up hairs around that area as I grow older. Thanks. Great content.

    Tryim OuterTryim Outer17 päivää sitten
  • Hey doctor Mike!!! I have a question for you. How do I get rid of dandruff and dry scalp? Instead I use antidandruff shampoo that shows no good sign.

    Kernal PalariyaKernal Palariya17 päivää sitten
  • Can u not stay still while explaining things ? U re are not doing rap mate ?

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  • Are you high? Which kind of drug are u taking?

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  • my knee makes a grinding and cracking sound when i bend my knee. sometimes i get a pinch when i bend it. When i’m walking it doesn’t really hurt but should i be concerned ? Is it crepitus?

    M JM J18 päivää sitten
  • So whenever I eat sweets the back of my throat burns is that normal? Especially chocolate and macaroons

    Leora KlausLeora Klaus18 päivää sitten
  • Question for Dr.Mike what is the difference between chest pain and a heart attack and no I have neither just a question and plz sub to my channel

    Lil BatDude45Lil BatDude4519 päivää sitten
  • When you'r a healthy person is it a good idea to not vaccinate for some things so you dont have to take the risk of side effects?

    skeer playzskeer playz21 päivä sitten
  • Hey Doctor Mike, I have bipolar disorder. Could you talk about how stigma affects people's treatment?

    Midori SangatsuMidori Sangatsu22 päivää sitten
  • Why is it that some people are more prone to mosquito bites and some are not?

    Juhi PJuhi P22 päivää sitten
  • For whatever reason I feel calm enough when watching his videos I can easily fall asleep when I can't

    DonutFriends Forever121DonutFriends Forever12123 päivää sitten
  • Hey Dr. Mike. Do you play warzone. I’m so addicted to it the battle royal and multiplayer is so good

    Carter GriffinCarter Griffin23 päivää sitten
  • Isn't Acne considered a disease due to genes (among other factors). My dad had crazy acne when young and all three kids had the same problem, including me. Had to endure two lengthy isotretinoin medications when young. Bad memories :(

    Lauri KLauri K23 päivää sitten
  • Whats your opinion on the cigarette laws in Australia, should the u.s adopt the system?

    elijah simelijah sim23 päivää sitten
  • I’ve got a question I want to train for a sport would weighted clothing damage my body or would it help me

    Rox animsRox anims24 päivää sitten
  • Hey doctor 1)Can asthma be cured by change in lifestyle (by working out and good nutrition) and taking medicines regularly? 2) Are sinus, asthma, high IgM level co-related?

    Yashini PandiYashini Pandi24 päivää sitten
  • I just read a comment about you losing your charm and I just wanted to say that whoever wrote that shows how childish they are. That person is full of jealousy and let me tell you, the reason you have your channel is because of health and medicine. Your charm (which you have lots of) does not correlate to your purpose here. Lots of love doctor Mike!

    Jess WalJess Wal25 päivää sitten
  • Hi Dr Mike, I was wondering what I should do if a doctor disregards my health concerns because I don’t plan to have children?🤰🏼❌ I’ve been treated for hypothyroidism for 7 years (I’m 27) and noticed some symptoms getting worse ca. 2 years ago, although my tsh level got higher than recommended for a woman my age, the question that seems to shut down any further diagnosis or a review of present treatment is whether I plan to get pregnant in the near future. It happened twice already and both times I was too stunned to react and felt really frustrated but I’d like to understand where it can come from. Keep up the great job you’re doing, greetings from Poland✊🏻

    MsMinnieificationMsMinnieification25 päivää sitten
  • Video: Does chocolate really cause acne? Well first of all Ad: my name is hyram, I’m a skincare specialist Perfect ad in the perfect place

    Jackie RodriguezJackie Rodriguez26 päivää sitten
  • Dr. Mike, what do you think about educating the public on Type 2 Diabetes not being a permanent condition? I feel like there’s not enough education on the difference between type 1 and type 2, and that people with Type 2 don’t HAVE to suffer. Being a diabetic is expensive (even with health insurance! I work in a pharmacy so I’ve seen it first hand). Being in college, I’ve had access to an academic library where I’ve read some studies about how lifestyle change and weight loss can eventually “cure” you of having Type 2. They say it’s reversible for up to 10 years but I still think that’s a huge piece of information that people with Type 2 aren’t being told, and frankly I believe that’s a disservice to their health. Obviously it’s a choice to completely change your life around and start exercising (In whatever form they prefer) but I wish people at least knew they had a choice. And I’m not ignorant to know there could be some psychological things involved and physiological that can relate to the person but if even 1 out of a 100 can turn their health around, I think that’s worth it.

    Baylee HBaylee H26 päivää sitten
  • Can losing weight from exercising (not surgery)cause skin flaps

    Emmanuel MataEmmanuel Mata26 päivää sitten
  • I was wondering if celiac disease can stunt someone's growth if they don't eat properly? Like if they didn't know they were when they were a child or teen and they are shorter because of it?

    -Lavender Bun bun--Lavender Bun bun-27 päivää sitten
  • How many times do you think you wash your hands daily?

    Vincent ochoaVincent ochoa28 päivää sitten
  • 😳did😳 I😳 just 😳see😳 a 😳horse😳 there 😳2:08😳

    Boshra AbuljadayelBoshra Abuljadayel28 päivää sitten
  • I’ve played basketball for almost 20 years and never heard that rule in horse 😂

    Whitney WollmanWhitney Wollman29 päivää sitten
  • 1:52 LOL

    sea of rosessea of roses29 päivää sitten
  • white people wanna be brown and brown people wanna be white 👁️👄👁️ girl

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  • white people wanna be brown and brown people wanna be white 👁️👄👁️ girl

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  • I hope doctors in my country are as passionate as Dr. Mike is

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  • Doctorrr mikeee I have a question, is type one diabetes in your genes and your doomed to get it or is it random and what age are you most likely to get it at and for type two if you get it and start eating healthier and watching what you eat can it go away, and finally sorry your dog is adorable can I have your dog bear is adorable he is so cuteeeee (if you can’t tell I am obsessed with dogs) :)

    Cassie Gray-SpightCassie Gray-SpightUukausi sitten
  • So you are D.O. But I thought you went into BS/MD program, so should it be BS/DO program? I'm confused

    Nick SokolNick SokolUukausi sitten
  • 🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗

    Delia SpinantuDelia SpinantuUukausi sitten
  • Dr. Mike my neck and upper right shoulder hurt so muchhhhhh and my family doctor retired this year (i was living abroad) would you be my new Dr. ?

    GracielaGracielaUukausi sitten
  • If you do another video for this series and look through these comments, here's a question that comes up a lot with my age group: I live in a dorm and can't afford a car or groceries (struggling to find a job), so I have to eat the fast food that's paid for on campus. What do you recommend for having a healthier diet with restricted food options?

    Kahlan GunningKahlan GunningUukausi sitten
  • Why do I feel tired after I get a sunburn? My brother and I feel it but my sister doesn't.

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  • QuEsTiOn: are point shoes bad for your feet, if yes how bad are they? 🩰

    Vanessa LestrangeVanessa LestrangeUukausi sitten
  • Hey Mike, I had chronic nosebleeds as a child and into early adulthood. What's the deal with the inconsistencies of treatments and why is it treated so lightly? Every doctor has something different to say on every little detail, including what you mentioned previously. Except the blood in the stomach part... never had a legit doctor tell me to swallow blood. Getting people to take it seriously was a pain too because it's "just a nosebleed," ESPECIALLY from medical professionals. I was bleeding profusely from my head for extended periods of time and it wasn't treated like an issue. Happy ending-I did find a doctor who did listen and help

    AndyAndyUukausi sitten
  • How do we get headaches if the brain has no nerve endings?

    Hailey DevineHailey DevineUukausi sitten
  • I'm wondering if I inherited some sort of caffeine tolerance. My family drinks coffee every night and nobody has sleep problems. As a child I actually thought coffee was a nighttime drink because I saw all the adults only drink coffee at night.

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  • Sooo we can just be in the comments asking medical questions...? Welp I’m 18 and I haven’t had my period in almost a year... is there something wrong? my period has always been uneven like I don't get one every month but I’ve never gone this long without being on and no I’m not pregnant

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  • I want "Bank's open on Tuesday folks!" on a sports/athletic shirt

    Corinne MorenoCorinne MorenoUukausi sitten
  • "Does chocolate really cause acne? - First of all.." & there comes FIstream throwing in an ad for some chocolate 😂

    Ms.BogdanovicMs.BogdanovicUukausi sitten
  • Just skip to 6:13

    Shep MShep MUukausi sitten
  • Does hypothyroidism cause frequent/excessive nosebleeds? I was recently diagnosed with subclinical hypothyroidism that was found after I went to a doctor due to frequent, and sometimes excessive, nosebleeds (one went on for 40 minutes). I haven't been able to get an answer yet.

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  • I just learned about drug resistant bacteria💕💕💕

    Charlene RoseCharlene RoseUukausi sitten
  • If someone send you a shirt saying "Thick Thighs Save Lives" or " Peewoop all the way" or "Hustle for that Head", would you wear it in a video? 😁✌

    BeatrizBeatrizUukausi sitten
  • Here’s a question for you: what is the term for when something feels like it’s been bruised, but when you look there’s no visible bruising? I’ve had this happen twice: once on my foot after accidentally dropping a sewing machine on it (retail can be dangerous), and once on my entire upper back and shoulders after landing on them when a horse I was riding bolted out from under me (I was ok, and got back on immediately, but I had the wind knocked out of me and was sore for about two weeks)

    Heart Of The WildHeart Of The WildUukausi sitten
  • I’m a pretty healthy person. I don’t drink soda, I drink a ton of water daily, I workout 5 days a week, run twice a week, only consume alcohol on the weekends, I don’t smoke or do drugs and I’m on a strict vegetarian diet. If I eat any chocolate, I’ll usually start to break out within 24 hours. It’s pretty fast.

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  • Hi Dr.Mike! Hope you’re doing well, I am a final year law student and I tend to crack my knuckles a lot,specially since during exams we have to write at length and quite fast and if I don’t do it I feel like my hands get locked. I noticed that right after I crack my knuckles during exam prep time or during exams,my hands feel less tensed and can therefore write better. However during a workout if I feel like cracking my knuckles my hands tend to hurt real bad. Would you know why does this happen? And whether I should see a doctor? Thanks for everything you do! Hope you have a lovely day!

    Nayomi AthuraliyaNayomi AthuraliyaUukausi sitten
  • as a kid my mother used to starve us if our room wasnt clean and we used to eat the expired food when she and our step father would leve us at home so they didnt know we ate or we would eat paper out of our school books and now the only time i have ever gotten food poisoning was when i was pregnant could i be semi imune to food poisoning

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  • in highschool it is a requirement for every grade every year to learn cpr and what to do in a emergency in the first week of school we dont get a ertificate but one of our students actualy saved a life because of the training she broke a rib or 2 but the guy was alive

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  • I found this video because every single time I eat chocolate I break out. I feel the pimples about to surface almost an hour after, but it only happens with non-dark chocolate. So weird lol

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  • I have this tic now where my head just jerks. It happens much more frequently when I'm anxious or stressed. I also have pretty bad FOMO and I talk way too much and too quickly. My friend suggested these might be symptoms of ADHD but I'm not typically that disruptive and I focus fine in school, so does that still apply?

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  • About the Acne question, if your skin type is anywhere the same as mine, then consuming a lot of sugary foods and beverages - doesn't have to be chocolate only - would likely cause an acne outbreak. I used to have a lot of acne on my face a while back, then after I cut back on sweets, quitting eating them every day - often even going weeks in-between eating sweets - and drinking sugary beverages, I noticed that my acne almost completely disappeared. That, and showering regularly every other day will help keep your skin clean.

    JohnJohnUukausi sitten
  • The banks open on Tuesday joke was surprisingly no corny that had me laughing 😂

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  • Is he the doctor Mike that pia Wurtzbach dated?

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