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Q&A with Lex Gillies

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During Rosacea Awareness Month 2024 we were honored to partner with Lex Gillies, rosacea social media influencer, to provide actionable information f
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New Products Earn NRS Seal of Acceptance

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The collection of skin care and cosmetic products that have earned the NRS Seal of Acceptance is growing, indicating they are suitable for use on sensitive rosacea skin.
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Rosacea Awareness Month Highlights Skin Care as New Frontier Against Life-disruptive Disorder Affecting 16 Million Americans

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While rosacea sufferers can benefit from prescription medications and procedures to treat the full spectrum of potential signs and symptoms, a growing range of over-the-counter (OTC) skin care products is now available to help achieve optimal results.
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Treatments for Seborrheic Dermatitis and Rosacea Discussed at AAD Annual Meeting

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Medical therapy for seborrheic dermatitis (SD) and rosacea, skin disorders that frequently occur together in patients, was discussed at the recent American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in San Diego.
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Rosacea-Related Behaviors That Could Sabotage Your Social Life

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It is well documented that rosacea, along with other skin conditions, can result in a diminished quality of life in terms of social outcomes.
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Rosacea Awareness Month to Highlight Importance of Skin Care in Rosacea Treatment

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While rosacea sufferers enjoy a wider range of therapeutic options than ever before, without proper skin care they may not get the most out of treatment, dermatologists warn.
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Study Delves Deeper into Rosacea and Headaches

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A recent study in Turkey examined the relationship between rosacea and headaches, and found that different types of headaches were significantly associated with certain presentations of rosacea, and that those with moderate or severe rosacea were more likely to experience headaches.
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National Rosacea Society Launches New Seal of Acceptance for Skin Care and Cosmetic Products

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For the first time, consumers shopping for skin care products and cosmetics that are suitable for people who suffer from rosacea — a chronic red-faced skin disorder affecting 1 in 20 Americans that is often characterized by flare-ups and remissions — will be able to look for a Seal of Acceptance from the National Rosacea So
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New Study Finds IBD May Lead to Rosacea

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For the first time, a new study from China shows that the presence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a well-known comorbidity of rosacea, as well as its subtypes, Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), may lead to rosacea, according to the report published in the scientific journal Nature Scientific
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National Rosacea Society Awards 2023 Grants for Rosacea Research

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The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has awarded funding for one new study, in addition to continuing support for two ongoing studies, as part of its research grants program to increase knowledge and understanding of the potential causes and other key aspects of rosacea that m
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Are Sugary Sweets a Treat or Trick for Rosacea Sufferers?

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The biggest candy buying holiday of the year, Halloween, is around the corner. The National Retail Federation estimates that Americans will spend $3.6 billion on Halloween candy in 2023.
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New Research Shows Potential Pathway from Demodex Mites to Flare-ups

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Are they a cause or simply a coincidence? Demodex mites have long been a conundrum for rosacea patients. Unlike other environmental triggers, they are unavoidable, as they are normal inhabitants of facial skin,1 but they do exist in greater numbers on the skin of individuals with rosacea.2,3
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Depression and Anxiety from Rosacea May Not be Caused by Appearance Alone

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The biological interplay among rosacea, depression and anxiety may offer important opportunities for improved treatment and prevention of all three disorders, according to a recent meta-analysis published in the medical journal Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology.
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Elevate Your Dermatologic Knowledge at Winter Clinical Miami!

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Sponsored post The following announcement is sponsored by Dermsquared. The second annual Winter Clinical Miami conference is a 4-day event that promises healthcare professionals an innovative education experience covering medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatology.
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Rosacea Potentially Linked to Eye Diseases

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Editor's Note: It’s important to note that findings of comorbidity studies like this one only suggest a potential association. To determine any cause and effect relationship, further study is required.
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Survey Shows Insurance Covers Rosacea Medication, But Not Laser Treatments

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A new National Rosacea Society (NRS) survey found that prescription rosacea medication continues to be a covered expense for most patients, but there’s little appetite from insurance companies to cover laser treatments.
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Habit Hack Your Way to Better Skin

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Managing rosacea can seem like a daunting task sometimes. Between finding a skin care routine that works, using prescriptions and avoiding triggers it can feel like a lot.
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New Research Explains Why Hot Peppers Cause Flare-Ups

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Chili peppers are famously spicy, which is a draw for many people but a reason to avoid them if you have rosacea. In an NRS survey on spicy foods, 62% of respondents said hot peppers caused flare-ups.
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Coffee Gives Researchers a Latte Think About

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Hot beverages are a commonly reported rosacea trigger. But the impact of drinking coffee — which is often served hot — on the condition has been unclear.
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Addressing Stress Can Minimize Flare-ups, New Survey Confirms

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Stress is one of the most common causes of rosacea flare-ups. In a recent survey, the National Rosacea Society delved deeper into the nuances of this top trigger, revealing the frequency and causes of stress that many people with rosacea report as problematic.
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Everything Old Is New Again: Good News for Patients, Bad News for Bumps and Pimples

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While a conspicuously red face often signals the first appearance of rosacea, the papules and pustules that often follow are a significant cause of embarrassment, anxiety and depression, according to recent studies.
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Rapid Effectiveness, Tolerability of Advanced Rosacea Therapy Discussed at AAD Annual Meeting

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Dermatologists discussed advanced medical therapies for rosacea and presented data on their tolerability and rapid effectiveness at the 2023 American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in New Orleans.
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Fitglow Beauty & its Ties with Rosacea

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Sponsored post The following announcement is sponsored by Fitglow Beauty. In the rosacea community we all know that no one understands what it’s like unless they have battled with the skin issues we face. This can make finding the right skincare products difficult since rosacea isn’t always top of mind, especially when it comes to skincare that transitions to makeup.
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Success Story: Daniella’s Rosacea Journey

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Sponsored post The following announcement is sponsored by Galderma Laboratories, L.P. Bumps. Blemishes. Redness. Pain. Daniella Arroyo suddenly started experiencing papulopustular rosacea following the birth of her daughter about 15 years ago.
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Have Rosacea? Time and Treatment Are On Your Side

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Targeted rosacea therapies can lead to facial skin free of redness and blemishes, but only if these two key elements are also in place: the patient’s commitment to consistent adherence to the treatment plan and the patience to let it work.
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