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Rosacea Sufferers Can Enjoy Summer Without Rise in Flare-ups

For many, summer is the most awaited time of the year with its promise of sunny weather and outdoor activities. Yet for 14 million Americans with rosacea, it may be a season of despair unless special precautions are taken to prevent rosacea flare-ups.

Survey Finds Facial Discomfort May Accompany Rosacea Symptoms

Beyond the effects of rosacea on facial appearance, the disorder is also frequently associated with facial discomfort, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society.

Patients Over 50 Hardest Hit with Rosacea Symptoms

While rosacea has sometimes been described as affecting adults between the ages of 30 and 50, in actuality it may be just as common and even more severe after age 50.

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Survey Shows Rosacea Disrupts Work for Patients with Severe Symptoms

Severe rosacea symptoms often have a substantial impact on people's work lives, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society.

In the survey of more than 700 rosacea patients, 66 percent of those with severe symptoms said rosacea had affected their professional interactions, and 33 percent had cancelled or postponed business meetings because of their appearance. Twenty-eight percent said they had missed work because of their condition, and 28 percent also said it may even have influenced their being chosen for a new job or promotion.

Survey Shows Effective Skin Care Helps Combat Unsightly Rosacea

Changing one's skin-care routine can go a long way toward relieving the unsightly symptoms of rosacea, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society.

In a recent survey of 1,273 rosacea patients, more than 91 percent said they had modified their skin-care procedures to help control the disorder. Of those who had modified their routines, more than 91 percent reported it had helped improve their condition.

More Women Face Embarrassment from Conspicuous Effects of Rosacea

While in today's world women are increasingly recognized as equals to men, when it comes to rosacea many differences between the sexes appear to exist.

Survey Finds Weather Protection Helps Reduce Rosacea Flare-ups

Weather conditions are a substantial factor in aggravating symptoms in most rosacea sufferers, according to a new survey by the National Rosacea Society. Fortunately, protective measures are nearly always effective in reducing these effects.

In the recent survey of 683 rosacea sufferers on weather-related tripwires, 88 percent of rosacea sufferers in areas with severe weather said outdoor activities during cold periods worsened their rosacea, and nearly half of the respondents even in areas with mild weather said outdoor activity during the cooler months had caused flare-ups.

Successful Treatment Improves Social Life, According to Survey

Although rosacea has had a negative impact on the social lives of many rosacea sufferers, the situation usually improves following effective therapy, according to a survey of Rosacea Review readers.

Exercise Often Leaves Sufferers Red In the Face, According to Survey

While a broad range of exercise activities may often aggravate rosacea symptoms, patients are nearly always able to reduce these flare-ups by modifying their exercise routines, according to a survey by the National Rosacea Society.

For most of the 732 respondents, exercise is part of their lifestyle. Forty-two percent reported they exercise frequently and another 34 percent said they exercise daily. But trying to stay healthy doesn't come without a price. For 64 percent of the survey participants, exercise had caused their rosacea to flare up or flare up somewhat.

Survey Finds that Rosacea Flare-Ups Are Common but Can Be Controlled

Although rosacea flare-ups are a common aspect of rosacea, patients are able to successfully control them with medication and by avoiding factors that aggravate their condition, according to a recent survey by the National Rosacea Society.

In the survey of 2,083 rosacea patients on the nature of flare-ups -- the reappearance or increased intensity of symptoms -- 32 percent said they experienced flare-ups frequently, while 55 percent said they experienced them occasionally and 12 percent reported they rarely or never experience this problem.

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