If you suffer from Rosacea symptoms on face or chest, you are not alone. Redness is a common complaint, it is also very embarrassing.
The good news is there are a number of things that you can do to reduce its appearance. The first place we should begin is by looking at the triggers that worsen your condition.
The 4 Types Of Rosacea On Face
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As you can see by the infographic above, there are 4 major types of Rosacea. Facial redness and flushing and acne-like breakouts/sensitivity are most common among middle-aged women.
Swelling and thickening of the skin around the nose, and fluid retention are other major causes. The final category is redness around the eyes.
Major Triggers Of Rosacea
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When it comes to triggering Rosacea, the most common cause is histamine-rich foods. As you can see from the list above, there are some surprises.
Common Rosacea Triggers
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It’s important to know what your Rosacea ‘triggers’ are. They can vary in occurrence and severity for different people. Emotional stress and hot weather are the 2 most common triggers.
Exercising too strenuously, hot baths, and alcohol consumption also play a part. Removing cow dairy has also been known to decrease skin-related symptoms. Medications and menopause are other common reasons.
This infographic from Rosacea Org is of particular interest. According to patient polls, sun exposure tops the list as the major trigger for Rosacea.
Infographic via Dr. Bailey Skin Care
Rosacea Symptoms On Face
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As mentioned earlier Rosacea on the face is most usual. It flares up in the cheeks, chest, chin, neck, nose, and forehead.
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10 Home Remedies For Rosacea
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There are a number of home remedies that you can try. Many of these will calm your face and reduce the redness.
Honey for example is well known to have antioxidants and is also rich in anti-inflammatory properties. It is considered to be a great antibacterial topical solution.
If you have honey in your house, try using it as a facial cleanser before you go to bed at night.
Wash your face thoroughly and once dried, apply a honey mask on the affected areas. After about 10 minutes rinse it off. Within a short time, you should see a noticeable difference.
Anti Inflammatory Radiant Skin Drink
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Aloe Vera is an excellent choice when it comes to facial redness. This is mainly due to the rich minerals and nutrients this herb contains. Some of the elements are tannins and selenium, which will be effective in curing facial redness.
Aloe Vera will also replenish the skin and restore its natural pH. Start by cleaning your face and drying it with a towel. Then take the Aloe Vera Leaf and cut it with a knife so as to expose the gelatinous part.
Apply the gel that is in the leaf and allow it to be absorbed by the skin until it dries off. Rinse it off with cold water.
Coconut oil is another effective remedy for facial redness. This is mainly attributable to the way it locks in moisture. This helps to keep the skin well hydrated.
If you have facial redness, coconut oil has antiviral and antimicrobial components that help to replenish your skin. Apply it at night and leave it on until morning. You will soon see a big improvement in your skin.
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Cucumber Mask Recipe
Slice the cucumber and freeze it for a few minutes. You want it to be cold, not frozen. Clean your face and place the chilled cucumber slices on the affected areas. Leave them for about 15 minutes. Do not rub them on the skin as they may cause irritation.
The humble Potato is also an effective remedy for facial redness. It will provide a soothing effect that will help to alleviate skin irritation. Simply cut the potato into slices and rub the slices on the affected areas.
The other option would be grinding the potatoes and making some paste. Rub gently on the red patches on your face. Let the paste dry on your face before washing it off with clean water.
There is also an option of soothing the skin with a potato paste that is tied in a piece of cloth. Whichever option you choose, be sure to repeat the process at least 3-4 times daily.
Proper hygiene is a remedy in itself for facial redness. The skin is quite sensitive and most beauty products tend to affect the skin negatively.
Natural Remedies For Rosacea
A great way to solve this problem is by washing your face, at least twice a day. Also, make a habit of using products on your face that are alcohol-free. It is advisable to avoid scratching or scrubbing your face.
It’s also interesting to note that in a small pilot study published as a letter in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, about half of 63 rosacea patients also had small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or SIBO.
After localized treatment for SIBO, 46 percent of these patients reported marked improvement of their rosacea symptoms. In light of this information, it would be well worth discussing this with your Doctor.
How To Treat Rosacea – 14 Helpful Tips
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Today’s video outlines 14 top tips for treating Rosacea. It mentions mulberry tea as an excellent remedy, and also putting ice on the roof of your mouth.
There are 7 do’s and 7 don’ts that will definitely assist you to improve your condition. To watch, click play above now ^