The Relationship between Rosacea and Adult Hormonal Acne

Rosacea is a condition of the skin that is recognized by the flushing, red bumps and small cysts it causes on the face. It is different than acne, but it is similar in a number of ways, and often exists in combination with it. The appearance of rosacea on the face is similar to acne, and it typically occurs in adults. One of the major differences between rosacea and adult hormonal acne is that the condition does not usually cause blackheads or whiteheads, like there are with acne. The skin condition occurs primarily in fair-skinned people and gives them a rosy appearance. While most acne products are irritating to the skin of people with rosacea, Clearogen has been found effective at treating both conditions without the irritation.
Causes and Risk Factors
Rosacea occurs in both men and women, and can potentially occur in people of any age. Women have the skin condition most often, but men experience more severe symptoms, just as they do with acne. Although rosacea involves the dilation of blood vessels in the affected individual’s face, the exact cause of the condition is not known. Exposure to sun, eating spicy foods, exercise, alcohol, and some medications can cause the reddening to occur, along with emotional factors.
People who are Scottish, Irish, or of English descent are more likely to have Rosacea. There is also an increased risk when you have a family member with the condition. The most likely person to get Rosacea is a female between the ages of 30 and 50 years of age, and those going through menopause.
Typical Treatments for Rosacea
Rosacea is not curable, but can be treated and controlled for long periods of time. Remissions from the condition are also possible. Sometimes the drug Accutane is used to treat Rosacea, as is photodynamic therapy. While acne and rosacea are considered “overlapping conditions,” skin affected by rosacea is typically more sensitive than that affected by acne. Applying random acne products can cause worsening of the condition. To learn more about the use of Clearogen in the treatment of rosacea, call 877-30-CLEAR.
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