Introduction to Acne Rosacea

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 teenagers acne.

Causes

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

  • 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 yogurt, 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.
Homeopathic Treatment

Homeopathy is strongly recommended for Acne Rosacea. It helps in following ways:

  • Reduces the redness.
  • Reduces the hypersensitivity towards stimuli.
  • Controls underlying factors.