Acne Rosacea

Introduction

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition involving inflammation of the cheeks, nose, chin, forehead, or eyelids. It may appear as redness, prominent spider-like blood vessels, swelling, or skin eruptions similar to acne. However, acne rosacea is not same as teen-agers acne.

Causes

It is believe that Rosacea is a disorder where the blood vessels become damaged when repeatedly dilated by stimuli.

Triggers that cause Acne Rosacea

  • Exposure to extreme temperature.
  • Vigorous exercise.
  • Emotional factors (anger, fear, anxiety, embarrassment etc.)
  • Sun exposure.
  • Severe sunburn.
  • Cold air.
  • Change of weather and temperature.
  • Some foods and drinks that can trig the condition include alcohol, foods high in histamine like yoghurt, cheese, red wine etc. and spicy food.
  • Certain medications (Vasodilator pills include blood pressure medications like nitrates, calcium channel blockers, and thiazide diuretics)
  • Certain topical treatment for acne like microdermabrasion and chemical peels.

Symptoms of Acne Rosacea

  • Redness of the face in localized areas or covering the entire face.
  • A tendency to flush or blush easily.
  • A burning or stinging sensation of the face.
  • Increased number of spider-like blood vessels (telangiectasia) of the face.
  • Rhinophyma (red, bulbous nose)
  • Pimple like skin eruptions.
  • Watery eyes with redness.

Complications of Acne Rosacea

  • Psychological stress.
  • Lack of confidence.
  • Social isolation.
  • Permanent changes in appearance (for example, a bulbous nose)

Tips to avoid acute flare ups

  • Exposure to sun and to extreme temperatures should be limited as much as possible.
  • Smoking, spicy foods, hot drinks, and alcohol may cause flushing and should be avoided.
  • Red wine and chocolate are two well known Rosacea triggers.
  • Try to reduce stress. Try deep breathing, yoga, or other relaxation methods.

Homeopathic Treatment

Homeopathy is strongly recommended in Acne Rosacea. It helps in following ways:
  • Reduces the redness.
  • Reduces the hypersensitivity towards stimuli.
  • Controls underlying factors.
  • Related condition: Acne
  • Case Studies of other diseases
  • Information about other diseases

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