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Tips for Avoiding Sun Flare-Ups

Sun exposure is a leading rosacea trigger, so here are some tips to help you safely survive the summer sun.

Rosacea on TV: Do Warm Faces Cause Inflammation?

In this segment from July 2001, Action News Philadelphia reports on an NRS-funded study conducted at the Mayo Clinic, which found that the greater warmth of the facial skin of rosacea sufferers may play a role in triggering the unsightly bumps and pimples that are common signs of the disorder.

Success Story: Her Vigilance with Product Ingredients Pays Off

Molly Row might be every physician’s dream patient. The 52-year-old from northern California followed her doctor’s instructions to the letter following her rosacea diagnosis in 2004.

Spring Rosacea Review Now Online

The spring issue of Rosacea Review recaps efforts by the NRS to spotlight the social impact and warning signs of rosacea during Rosacea Awareness Month, as well as a report on research, survey results and more.

Rosacea Complicated by Stomach Troubles?

New research suggests that, for some rosacea sufferers, the condition may be linked to their gut.

New Rosacea Study Shows Heat Hikes Nerve Activity

New medical research into the process of facial flushing and redness has found that individuals with rosacea register greater nerve, blood vessel and sweating responses than people without the disorder when exposed to increased heat or stress. Results of the National Rosacea Society-funded study also uncovered a role for the autonomic nervous system, which helps operate key functions of the body without conscious control.

Exercise May Cause Flare-Ups but Can Be Controlled

While physical exercise may be a common rosacea trigger, the right changes in routines can reduce the likelihood of a flare-up, according to results of a new patient survey by the National Rosacea Society.

Tips for a Joyful Spring Without the Flare-ups

Spring has sprung -- and so have many people's cases of rosacea. Many rosacea patients report that changing seasons are hard on their condition, and spring can often be the most challenging.

Rosacea in Darker Skin: Less Common but Not Rare

According to research reported at the recent American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting, rosacea is not rare in individuals with darker skin.

Red Alert: Rosacea Harbors Social Minefield for More Than 16 Million

For many individuals with rosacea, every social occasion can feel like a minefield no matter how mild their condition, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society. April has been designated as Rosacea Awareness Month by the NRS to alert the public to the early warning signs of this chronic and conspicuous facial disorder now estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans.


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The National Rosacea Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of people with rosacea by raising awareness, providing public health information and supporting medical research on this widespread but little-known disorder. The information the Society provides should not be considered medical advice, nor is it intended to replace

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