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Studies Find Rosacea May Lead to Increased Oxidative Stress

Posted: 4/15/2019

fruits are a natural source of antioxidantsTwo recent studies found that rosacea patients had elevated levels of oxidative stress, or an imbalance between free radicals and antioxidants in the blood.



Rosacea Awareness Month Highlights Benefits of Medical Therapy

Posted: 4/1/2019

Rosacea Awareness MonthRosacea can be a vicious cycle. The more you worry about its dreaded appearance, the likelier the stress may cause it to come crashing in at the worst possible time, showing up in the most conspicuous and embarrassing place—the face—as a redness that won’t go away, often with unsightly bumps and pimples. Fortunately today, rosacea sufferers have more reason than ever to be optimistic.



Doctors Must Consider Skin Sensitivity, Emotional Impact of Symptoms

Posted: 3/25/2019

2019 AAD annual meeting in Washington, DCDuring a scientific session at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in Washington, DC earlier this month, Dr. Yolanda Helfrich, associate professor of dermatology at the University of Michigan, provided an overview of current treatment options for rosacea, and offered recommendations to physicians to keep in mind when evaluating a rosacea patient for the first time.



Separating Good and Bad Alcohol in Skincare Products

Posted: 3/5/2019

skin cream tubeWe all know many rosacea patients are affected by alcohol, but what about the alcohol hiding in your medicine cabinet? When you read the ingredient label on the back of a skincare product, you may discover multiple varieties of alcohol listed. Each of these can serve a different purpose, which may or may not be problematic for rosacea skin.



Welcome to the Redesigned Rosacea.org

Posted: 2/20/2019
Things may look a little different around here! Rosacea.org has been relaunched with a new mobile-oriented design, which should make it easier than ever for rosacea sufferers and the public to learn about this chronic, life-disruptive disorder estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans and approximately 415 million worldwide.


Study Connects Muscle Mass and Rosacea Severity

Posted: 2/4/2019

woman exercises on leg press machine

If you made a new year’s resolution to get more exercise, you’ll be happy to know that lifting weights may positively affect the appearance of your skin too!



Tips for Rosacea-Friendly Skin Care

Posted: 1/21/2019

woman looking in mirror

Because rosacea skin can be so sensitive, it’s important to know what’s in those products and avoid ingredients and products that could cause a flare-up.



Don't Let Winter Leave You Dry

Posted: 1/7/2019

winter shoppers

Winter may seem to pose fewer risks for your sensitive skin, but don’t let the cold temperatures, winter sun, blustery winds and dry air catch up to you and cause a flare-up.



Rosacea May Be Underdiagnosed in Skin of Color

Posted: 12/17/2018

rosacea patient of color

A recent medical article reviewed epidemiological studies of rosacea in people of color and offered tips on how to better recognize its signs and symptoms in darker skin. 



Rosacea Often Runs in the Family, NRS Survey Shows

Posted: 12/3/2018

three generations

You may have gotten your eyebrows from your great uncle, your sense of humor from your grandma, and your rosacea from your parents, according to a recent NRS survey.



Rosacea Severity and Depression Linked in New Investigation

Posted: 11/19/2018

depression and rosacea

The holidays are a time for family gatherings and celebrations, but for many people dealing with both rosacea and depression, it can be the most difficult time of year.



Study Shows Coffee May Reduce Risk for Developing Rosacea

Posted: 11/5/2018

Researchers found that the more caffeinated coffee women drank, the lower their risk was for developing rosacea. 



NRS Research Grants Program Drives Key New Discoveries

Posted: 10/22/2018

genetic research on rosacea

Over the course of nearly two decades the National Rosacea Society (NRS) awarded more than $1.5 million in research grants, fostering dramatic strides in the understanding of rosacea.



Tips for Faring Fall Without a Flare-up

Posted: 10/1/2018

fall leaves

Autumn is in the air! And it may be giving you a rosacea flare-up.



Contact Allergies May be Common in Rosacea Patients

Posted: 9/17/2018

A recent study found a high rate of contact allergies in rosacea patients, and may help make it easier to read ingredient labels to determine which products to avoid. 



Don’t Invite Rosacea to Your Barbecue

Posted: 8/31/2018

Weekend cookouts can be a ton of fun, but for those with rosacea, they may require a little extra planning.



Study Finds Possible Link Between Kidney Disease and Rosacea

Posted: 8/23/2018

kidneys

A recent Taiwanese study found that rosacea patients may be at higher risk of chronic kidney disease.



Common Connection Between Rosacea Dietary Triggers

Posted: 8/9/2018

There may be a logical explanation for why certain foods cause rosacea symptoms to flare, according to an expert on skin and diet.



Survey Reveals Gaps in Doctor-Patient Communication

Posted: 7/30/2018

While many patients are getting the information they need, there’s still room for improvement — from both physicians and patients.



Study Analyzes DNA to Investigate the Genetics of Rosacea

Posted: 7/16/2018

double helix

A recent study has pinpointed seven genomic regions potentially associated with rosacea symptom severity.



Try These Trendy and Rosacea-Friendly Summer Treats

Posted: 7/2/2018

With a little care, some of this summer’s trendiest sweets can be rosacea-proofed.



Survey Reveals Rosacea Patient Profile on Web

Posted: 6/19/2018

Persistent facial redness and bumps and pimples were the most common signs and symptoms of rosacea among those online.



Put Your Best Face Forward: Headshot Tips from a Pro

Posted: 5/24/2018

getting headshots with rosacea

A professional photographer shares her top photography tips for rosacea patients.



Spring Rosacea Review is Now Available Online

Posted: 5/14/2018

The latest issue covers Rosacea Awareness Month, the AAD annual meeting, a study tracking the facial microbiome of twins with rosacea and more.



Rosacea Facial Redness That Won’t Go Away? Here’s a Treatment That Can Help.

Posted: 5/4/2018