5 Interesting Facts about Rosacea

1. Women are 3 times more likely to develop Rosacea than men

Thats right. Current research indicates that women are three times more likely than men to develop it.But men often have more severe symptoms.

2. It’s more common in those who have fair/ Irish skin types

Rosacea can affect anyone but it’s noted to be more prevalent in people with fair skin. Often called the “Curse of the Celts,” rosacea was found especially prevalent among individuals of Irish descent. 

3. Rosacea is believed to be hereditary

Rosacea is believed to be hereditary, but environmental factors such as : Sun, Stress, Alcohol and varying weather Conditions can Impact and trigger the condition. 

4. It can be mistaken for Acne or Sensitive Skin

Red or rosy cheeks can be mistaken for sensitive skin, and rosacea’s pus-filled bumps can be mistaken for acne spots. Early detection is important because treating rosacea the same way you would acne will exacerbate the problem.

5. There is no cure for Rosacea

As the exact cause of rosacea is currently unknown there is no curable treatment. Keeping it under control by avoiding triggers and using the correct anti-inflammatory skincare products that help to soothe the skin is key.

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