What Is Rosacea
One of the most common skin conditions that affects millions of people worldwide, it causes extreme flushing or skin redness and can in some severe cases bring lumps and bumps especially around the nose area.
Not to be confused with acne (although it is very similar in appearance) Rosacea can also cause soreness and/or burning sensation to the eyes and eye lids.
Causes Of Rosacea
The actual cause of Rosacea is not truly known, it is certainly brought on by environmental exposure, and it can he hereditary.
It is believed that those who tend to blush easily are most at risk, and that also women are more prone to Rosacea, it is thought however, that men can suffer from worse cases, but maybe this is that they are usually less likely to seek treatment.
Several celebrities have fought much publicised battles against Rosacea, one being Desperate Housewive’s Star Cynthia Nixon
Factors that can aggravate or cause Rosacea include
Exposure to the environment and high winds
- Spicy foods
- Heat – Hot baths
It has been discussed that alcohol can cause on Rosacea, this is actually false, although it can aggravate an existing problem.
Symptoms vary, but usually include one or more of the following:
- Redness of the ears, face or chest
- Stinging or burning
- Pimples or lumps on skin
- Visible or broken blood vessels
Treatments of Rosacea
Doctors can prescribe antibiotics such as Tetracycline and Erythomicin, these have been shown to reduce the problem. The only problems with these treatments is that they treat the symptoms, but not the root cause, so this does means that recurrences of the problem are possible and in truth highly likely…
There are other problems with long term use of drug based remedies that can include stomach and liver problems.
Natural Cures For Rosacea
Certain natural compounds have been found to highly effective at reducing Rosacea, they help to rid the body of the harmful toxins that can lead to outbreaks and help to stop the Rosacea returning.
These are generally less aggressive on the skins natural balances, and do not pose any adverse health risks associated with drug based remedies.
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