Wearing red is always eye catching… but the red flushing after a stressful day or evening out with friends can be annoying
What is Rosacea?
It is a common skin condition leading to redness, flushing, and visible blood vessels in your cheeks, nose, forehead, and chin
What type do I have?
There are a few types:
Erythrotelangiectatic (producing redness and flushing only)
Papulopustular (pustules and acne bumps on the malaria cheeks)
Ocular (causing redness and irritation on the eyes)
Rhinophymatous (thickening the nose and changing the skin texture)
What can you do to avoid it from flaring?
Avoid red wine (alcohol in general)
Avoid caffeine (chocolate, coffee, tea)
Avoid stressful situations
Avoid hot and spicy foods
Avoid exercising in heated rooms (such as hot yoga), but continue exercising
Avoid steam rooms and saunas
Avoid sunshine without SPF or coverage
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