Fall 2014

Tips for Coping with the Holidays

Regular routines often fly out the window when juggling the demands of a busy holiday season, but making time for yourself might be just what you need to ward off a rosacea flare-up. Here are some tips to help you navigate the weeks ahead:

•  Follow your prescribed medical therapy.  The stress of trying to do too much could lead to an outbreak, so it is more important than ever to use your rosacea medication.


With Help, Woman Tames ‘Incurable’ Condition

Eleanor Moore had never heard of rosacea before she was diagnosed 11 years ago, and she was stunned when, reading the information included with the topical therapy her doctor prescribed, she learned that rosacea is an incurable condition. But as she has discovered in the intervening years, incurable does not mean unmanageable.

Microscopic Mites Spotlighted Again at AAD Meeting

Medical research has often pointed to the microscopic skin mite Demodex folliculorum as a potential factor in rosacea, specifically the bumps and pimples of subtype 2 (papulopustular) rosacea. Now the mite has surfaced again as a possible offender and therapeutic target for rosacea at this year's American Academy of Dermatology summer meeting.

Flare-Ups Come Frequently but Medicine Eases Severity: Survey

The majority of rosacea patients experience an outbreak of symptoms at least once a week, but even greater numbers cite medication and trigger avoidance as effective tools in controlling those flare-ups, according to results of a new National Rosacea Society patient survey.


Calm Yourself Down and Your Skin May Calm with You, Research Shows

It's well known that stress is a top trigger for rosacea flare-ups, but new research may point to the direct effect stress has on the skin.

NRS Announces New Research Grants

The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has awarded funding for two new studies in addition to continuing support for two ongoing studies during the year as part of its research grants program to increase knowledge and understanding of the potential causes and other key aspects of rosacea.

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