Rosacea is a chronic skin disease that affects more than 16 million Americans. The cause of rosacea is still unknown, and there is no cure. However, research has allowed doctors to find ways to treat the condition by minimizing its symptoms.
What You Need To Know
1.WHAT CAUSES ROSACEA?
The cause of rosacea has not been determined. It may be a combination of hereditary and environmental factors. It is known that some things may make your rosacea symptoms worse. These include: eating spicy foods drinking alcoholic beverages having the intestinal bacteria Helicobacter pylori a skin mite called demodex and the bacterium it carries, Bacillus oleronius the presence of cathelicidin (a protein that protects the skin from infection)