Acne Rosacea

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Acne Rosacea

Rosacea is a type of skin inflammation that typically affects the face. Rosacea affects both males and females, however it is three times more common in women.  It has a peak onset of between ages 30 to 60 and is not contagious.
It has four subtypes, three affecting the skin and the fourth affecting the eyes – Ocular Rosacea.

Symptoms of Acne Rosacea;

  • Redness – Central face, cheeks, nose and forehead.
  • Redness – Neck, chest, ears and Scalp – this is less common.
  • Dilation of Superficial blood vessels on the face.
  • Red domed / small bumps.
  • Pustules – small elevation of the skin containing inflammatory cells.
  • Red Gritty Eyes
  • Red nose

What causes Acne Rosacea

Triggers for Acne Rosacea are generally, but not limited to the following:

  • Hot drinks.
  • Coffee and tea.
  • Spicy foods.
  • Alcohol.
  • Overexposure to sunlight.
  • Emotional stress and anxiety.
  • Overheating.

Rosacea Treatment may include:

  • Desensitisation to known triggers, using EBT – Energy Balancing Technique.
  • Natural remedies – including vitamins, mineral and herbal tonics.
  • Topical Treatment – suitable cream to alleviate and eradicate symptoms.

from: Dr. Nerida's Natural Healing Centre

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