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Tips for Dispelling Rosacea Myths

You may have heard them before: hushed whispers or suspicious comments about your appearance. Because rosacea is often misunderstood, here are some tips to keep handy for those uncomfortable moments when you just need to get the truth out about rosacea.

  • Don't view comments as negative. Most reactions to rosacea are simply caused by curiosity and ignorance of the disorder, rather than some negative intent. Turn these situations into positive educational opportunities by openly discussing your condition.

Tips for Deciphering Rosacea Terminology

If you're keeping up on rosacea, you may come across medical terminology that is commonly used to describe and explain the condition. Here is a list of frequently used technical terms and their meanings.

Tips to Prevent Falling Behind in Rosacea Care

Don't fall behind in your rosacea care this season. The cooler weather, hectic holidays and stress of the season are all reasons not to fall down when it comes to taking care of your rosacea. Here are some tips for minimizing flare-ups.

 

Tips for Savvy Sunscreen Use

Since sun exposure is a common trigger factor for rosacea, proper sun protection may be a key to staying free of flare-ups this summer. Here are tips for using sunscreen this season and all year round.

Tips for Outdoor Exercise Routines

Since the arrival of spring naturally draws people outside, here are some tips for enjoying outdoor exercise while minimizing rosacea flare-ups.

  • Consider the potential for a rosacea flare-up. Over-exertion is a common rosacea trigger for many. In a survey of rosacea patients, exercise caused flare-ups in 55 percent of runners, and 46 percent of cyclers and swimmers. In contrast, golf only caused flare-ups for 29 percent of those participating.

     

ASDS Offers Safety Tips for Procedures

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) has issued consumer safety tips for patients considering treatment involving lasers, light devices, chemical peels, microdermabrasion and other medical procedures, and emphasizes that such services should be performed only by a physician or under direct physician supervision.

Tips for Managing Life's Daily Stress

Daily life can be filled with tension and urgent pressures. For many, this everyday stress is a leading trigger for rosacea flare-ups. Try these techniques suggested by experts and patients to reduce stress and help keep rosacea in check.

Tips for Sleeping Your Way to Healthy Skin

Adequate sleep not only reduces stress - a common rosacea trigger - but also allows your skin time to rejuvenate. So, try these steps to a good night's rest.

  • Go to bed when you feel tired. If you don't doze off immediately, leave the bedroom and do a chore until you feel sleepy.
  • Exercise in early evening. Give yourself time to wind down after any workout.
  • Avoid stimulants. Caffeinated beverages and alcoholic drinks may prevent you from a restful slumber.

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Rosacea Tripwires

In a new survey, rosacea patients cited the most common factors that triggered or aggravated their individual conditions.

Tips for Rosacea-Friendly Spices

For many people with rosacea, bold spicy flavors can turn a culinary adventure into a craving gone bad. If spicy foods are one of your rosacea tripwires, here are some tips for avoiding flare-ups while keeping a little sizzle in your meal.

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The National Rosacea Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of people with rosacea by raising awareness, providing public health information and supporting medical research on this widespread but little-known disorder. The information the Society provides should not be considered medical advice, nor is it intended to replace

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