Rosacea is a common, chronic, inflammatory skin condition which causes redness on the face and for some, small red bumps and pimples. In Rosacea, persistent areas of redness appear on the cheeks and nose. It may also affect the chin, forehead and neck. Some tiny blood vessels may also be visible on the cheeks and nose. In this condition, the skin often gets very sensitive and may feel dry, rough or swollen.
Though there are not determined causes of rosacea it may be caused by a combination of some hereditary and environmental factors. There are also some daily habits which may cause rosacea or make its symptoms worse. Generally, eating spicy foods, drinking alcoholic beverages too much and having the intestinal bacteria Helicobacter pylori, are counted as the main causes which make rosacea even worse.
The first step for treatment of rosacea for you to consult a dermatologist because treating it with home remedies or other products available in the market may have drastic consequences.
Nature has the solution to every problem. Rosacea, too, may be cured with some of the natural remedies, some of which have been prescribed by Ayurveda itself. Let us find out more about some of the natural remedies to cure rosacea.
A healthy and balanced diet, not just help in curing rosacea but various other skin problems in human body. Anti-inflammatory foods and foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce rosacea flare-ups and also in reducing inflammation.
Berries, Cardamom, Zucchini, Turmeric, Nuts, Melons, Leafy green veggies, Grapes, Asparagus, Coriander, Celery, Probiotic foods are some of the foods which contain anti-inflammatory properties. Whereas, Fatty fish like salmon, Ghee, Flaxseeds, Walnuts, Chia seeds are the foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
There are some foods which badly affect the rosacea flare-ups and can even worsen the situations. Hence choosing the right food for you is an essential part of rosacea treatment. So avoid these foods that contain histamine or cause your body to release more of it because they can worsen symptoms of skin flushing and redness.
According to the experts, Rosacea cannot be cured, but if given an early and regular treatment, the signs and symptoms of this chronic skin condition can be controlled and managed to some extent. Consulting a dermatologist, protecting and caring skin, healthy and balanced diet and avoiding foods which may affect it badly, can be helpful to control rosacea.