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					Today, some of the more common physical conditions affecting people are various
skin disorders like Rosacea. This is a persistent and lifelong condition of the skin,
which normally manifests itself in the facial region. It has developed into one of the
most proverbial skin disorders that affects approximately five percent of Americans.
Considering how widespread this condition is, experts in the field have yet to pinpoint
the exact cause of rosacea. Also like the common cold, there is no actual cure for
rosacea. The best attempt at curing rosacea nowadays is by learning how to medically
and, or naturally control the signs and symptoms of a specific person 鈥檚 condition.
Although the goal of permanently curing rosacea is not yet a reality, it is a disorder
that can be controlled.

 Rosacea prevention has become more important as an increasing amount of people
have become conscious and open about improving their physical appearance. It
primarily affects Caucasians, male and female alike mainly of European decent.
However, there is a significantly higher occurrence in women as compared to men.

  Rosacea normally will start in the central facial region and is usually characterized
by various skin disorders like flushing of the skin, permanent size increase of small
blood vessels, appearance of purplish or reddish discoloration, and an inflamed red
swollen nose, which has become one of the most complicated to manage because of
its irregular nature.

  There are many factors as to what causes rosacea flare ups. In order to evade the
occurrence of rosacea, avoid eating foods high in B6 and B12, food and liquids high
in caffeine like coffee and chocolate, foods with a high level of histamines like
sausages, yogurts, beer and red wine. Spicy foods like peppers and spices have also
been common contributors to rosacea flare ups. Also, surveys have shown that
environmental factors are contributors to what causes rosacea flare ups. Some of these
factors include sun exposure, wind, cold or hot weather, and humidity. In addition, it
is important to keep stress levels down as it is one of the most commonly referred to
precursor to a flare up. When an individual becomes stressed they are more likely to
elevate their hormone levels that could trigger an outbreak.

 Although there is no treatment for permanently curing rosacea, more and more
products are being developed in an effort to manage the disease. In fact,
dermatologists have now identified a lead up to rosacea called 鈥減 re-rosacea
鈥?where management by diet and environmental awareness can be done even prior
to the skin disease blooming into a case of mild or moderate rosacea.

  Treating rosacea will vary from person to person depending on severity. Primary
treatments will come in the form of topical and, or oral medications like antibiotic
gels and oral antibiotic agents. These therapies can help control bumps and pimples
while laser therapy can help fade or even eliminate redness by targeting the small
blood capillaries. It is not uncommon to have additional laser treatments as newly
formed capillaries regenerate over time. Aside from taking these treatments, most
dermatologists concur that the fundamental rosacea skin care treatment falls on the
person 鈥檚 awareness of how their lifestyles and their eating habits affect rosacea
flare-ups.

 For all who suffer from rosacea, it is essential to learn the current and future
physiological and psychological effects of this disorder apart from focusing too much
on the visual aspect. Over time rosacea outbreaks can cause considerable
psychological, social and occupational problems if ignored. It is also just as important
for the rosacea patient to get support from family members and relatives in dealing
with this skin disorder.

				
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