Rosacea is a common skin condition often associated with alcoholism. However, in reality, rosacea is not entirely related to alcoholism, and there are other factors that may contribute to its occurrence.
In fact, whether it is rosacea or rosacea, its scientific name is rosacea, because skin at site of lesion is diffusely hyperemic, accompanied by papules, pustules and telangiectasias, so in essence it is a disease that occurs with chronic inflammation in middle of face.
The name "rosacea" and "rosacea" is mainly due to fact that skin lesions in this disease are purplish red, like sediment that forms after boiling wine, which is why it is called rosacea. Alcohol consumption is not main cause of disease, but alcohol stimulation is indeed a factor in causing or exacerbating rosacea. People who drink more often have more obvious symptoms of rosacea.
Unlike acne and pimples, which mostly occur in young people, rosacea mostly affects middle-aged people. Of course, process is often complicated by acne or seborrheic dermatitis. The development of rosacea is a chronic process that can last for decades. For timely detection, it can be conditionally divided into following three stages:
As for cause of this disease, it is not yet clear. Generally speaking, it may be associated with alcohol, alcoholism, spicy food, high temperature and cold, etc. It may also be associated with certain diseases such as gastrointestinal dysfunction and endocrine disorders.
Dilated blood vessels on face
Some people are born with sensitive facial blood vessels. When blood vessels dilate, nose turns red and symptoms of rosacea appear. This condition can be alleviated with medication or local massage.
Hypersecretion of sebaceous glands
When sebaceous glands are overactive, nose becomes oily, and pores expand and are easily clogged with dirt. At this time, skin of nose is prone to acne, because bacteria multiply very quickly in sebum. To treat this condition, use a gentle facial cleanser to cleanse skin, control excessive sebum production, and treat rosacea with antibiotics prescribed by a doctor.
Alcohol and spices
Alcohol, spicy foods such as curry and chili peppers can irritate skin, causing redness, itching or dry skin. At this time, it is necessary to properly control drinking and avoid taking spicy foods, especially if symptoms appear, stop immediately. In addition, some rosacea medications can also be used to relieve skin symptoms.
In short, rosacea is not entirely related to alcohol consumption, it can be congenital or caused by bad habits. For various reasons, we can take different measures to reduce symptoms of rosacea. If symptoms are severe, it is recommended that you go to hospital for an examination as soon as possible in order to determine most suitable treatment plan for you and protect your skin health. In addition, maintaining good eating habits, avoiding fast food and high-fat foods, and exercising outdoors will help keep your body healthy and prevent rosacea.