Can Diet cure your rosacea?

There are many that believe that simple changes like altering your diet can cure your rosacea. Unfortunately the truth is a lot more complicated than that. Beyond the generally well established idea that glycemic load might have a link to acne symptoms, what else proves a link between one’s diet and rosacea symptoms. Read the articles below for the current best thinking on this topic.

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Some more recent publicity from Internal Medicine News on the possible link between Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO) and Rosacea. In 2008 Rosacea News highlighted a paper that suggested that treating patients with rosacea and SIBO with Rifaximin would improve both their SIBO and rosacea symptoms. That posting has attracted a lot of interest, heading […]

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Some quick links to items from around the web. 1. Internet Searching leads to greater anxiety for melanoma sufferers Of course everyone is now using the internet to read up on everything health related. You may be headed for some unnecessary anxiety though, so be careful. Internet Use and Anxiety in People with Melanoma and […]

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Diet and Acne: What the Latest Research Says

Over at the Acne Blog, Daniel Kern has posted a few high level posts relating to recent readings he has undertaken on the topic of diet and acne. Daniel has read the latest published research to see what new trends are emerging. It is encouraging to see that research is continuing in this area. Long […]

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AAD: your Vitamin D should come from diet, not the sun

Thanks for the tip from the Clinuvel Blog. The AAD has issued an Updated Position Statement on Vitamin D. The AAD’s position is that there is NO SAFE THRESHOLD for sun or indoor tanning exposure, and that we ought to get our recommended daily allowance for Vitamin D from our diet. This is big news. […]

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High Glycemic Diet Exacerbates Acne

This may come as no surprise to many, but there continues to be a strong link between diets that place a high glycemic load on the body and acne. Diet and acne, Bowe WP, Joshi SS, Shalita AR. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010 Jul;63(1):124-41. Historically, the relationship between diet and acne has been highly controversial. […]

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