New medical research into the process of facial flushing and redness has found that individuals with rosacea register greater nerve, blood vessel and sweating responses than people without the disorder when exposed to increased heat or stress. Results of the National Rosacea Society-funded study also uncovered a role for the autonomic nervous system, which helps operate key functions of the body without conscious control.
While physical exercise may be a common rosacea trigger, the right changes in routines can reduce the likelihood of a flare-up, according to results of a new patient survey by the National Rosacea Society.
Spring has sprung -- and so have many people's cases of rosacea. Many rosacea patients report that changing seasons are hard on their condition, and spring can often be the most challenging.
According to research reported at the recent American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting, rosacea is not rare in individuals with darker skin.
For many individuals with rosacea, every social occasion can feel like a minefield no matter how mild their condition, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society. April has been designated as Rosacea Awareness Month by the NRS to alert the public to the early warning signs of this chronic and conspicuous facial disorder now estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans.
The National Rosacea Society was honored for 20 years of serving the rosacea community at an educational symposium on the disorder during the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in early March. Actress Cynthia Nixon, who suffers from rosacea, introduced Sam Huff, executive director of the NRS.
New information about the causes of eye irritation in rosacea and proper skin care were among the rosacea-related topics presented to dermatologists attending the recent 71st annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology in Miami Beach.
A new survey by the National Rosacea Society found that while many rosacea patients also have other skin disorders, treatment for those other conditions may also reduce rosacea flare-ups.
Representatives of the National Rosacea Society will be attending the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting March 1-5 in Miami Beach.
In June 2000, health newscaster Christi Meyers at KRTK-TV in Houston reported on rosacea as a condition that is common but little known, but "as Baby Boomers age it's expected to become widespread."
Insensitive questions about facial appearance can be frustrating and embarrassing, but they also serve as opportunities to put people at ease and clear up any misconceptions. The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has designated this coming April as Rosacea Awareness Month to help educate the public on rosacea.
Acne and rosacea — two of the most widespread dermatological conditions — can share common features, and accurate diagnosis is especially important because antibiotic resistance is a growing concern worldwide, according to Dr. Hilary Baldwin, associate professor of dermatology at the State University of New York-Brooklyn.
While cold blustery weather and ever-advancing age can make dry skin a menace for rosacea patients, medical therapy and careful skin care can help manage and control this problem.
Researchers have found that while instances of blushing were similar in all individuals, those with rosacea were more aware of and embarrassed by blushing than those without the disorder.
The holidays can be an especially difficult time of year for rosacea sufferers. So many common triggers for flare-ups -- cold and windy weather, indoor heat, hot beverages, emotional stress, alcohol and spicy foods -- are hallmarks of the season, they can be difficult to avoid. Here are some useful tips to help keep rosacea symptoms at bay.
Allegations that Santa Claus’ red nose and cheeks were due to drinking too much spiked eggnog were laid to rest today when the negative results of a blood alcohol test were released. His test did, however, register unusually high levels of gingerbread and hot chocolate, officials reported.
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