Rosacea is a chronic and persistent condition in which the skin on a person’s cheeks, nose, chin, eyelids, or forehead becomes inflamed and red, often producing small pimples and noticeable blood vessels.
Clients may report one or all of the following:
- Small red bumps or pustules (but not acne) on the cheeks, nose, forehead, and chin
- Small, spider-like blood vessels on the face
- A red, bulbous nose
- A tendency to blush or flush easily
- A burning or stinging feeling in the face
- About 50% of patients develop ocular rosacea – burning, irritated, or bloodshot eyes – which can lead to conjunctivitis, and inflammation of the inner eyelids.
Why does it occur?
The exact cause of rosacea is still unknown, but it appears to have a genetic link. Studies and functional medicine are pointing to leaky gut, inflamed Gastro-Intestinal Tract and Candida overgrowth.
Who does it effect?
Rosacea can affect anyone but is more common in women, people with fair skin, people between the ages of 30 and 50, and people who tend to blush easily. A number of factors appear to contribute to blood vessels in the skin dilating, and can worsen the symptoms.
When can it occur?
Rosacea can flare or appear during times of illness and stress, however lifestyle factors such as those listed below can also contribute to a flare.
- Spicy foods
- Coffee and caffeinated beverages
- Hot foods and beverages
- Strenuous exercise
- Extreme temperatures
- Chronic stress
- Sunlight or a history of sunburns
- Certain drugs, such as corticosteroids and some blood pressure medications
- Illness and viral infections
How to treat Rosacea successfully
Osmosis has had significant success treating Rosacea and we believe that treatment must encompass both an internal and topical approach.
See some of our successful results for the treatment of Rosacea here.
Our protocol for treating Rosacea focuses on:
- Healing the epidermis
- Calming inflammation
- Neutralising protein oxidisation on the skin
- Targeting inflammation in the GI tract
- Treating Candida overgrowth
Nose, Upper and Lower Cheek, Chin ORGAN: Esophagus, Stomach, Intestines, Rectum
Inflammation in the digestive tract is the cause of rosacea. The esophagus zone suffers from acid reflux including capillaries on the side of the nose. The stomach zone reacts to H.Pylori and gastritis. The intestine zones become red from candida, gluten, food allergies, IBS, and more.
Topical: Rescue, StemFactor, Calm
Internal: Immune Activator, Digestive Support, Skin Perfection Elixir
If you have found rosacea to be a challenging condition to treat, you may want to consider including the Osmosis protocol as part of your regime. Click here to find your nearest Osmosis stockist.