Rosacea Related Diseases

More and more statistical research is unearthing links between rosacea and other diseases. As links are found with a list of inflammatory and systemic conditions the link to rosacea is slowly emerging. What do these links between related and seemingly unrelated conditions mean? The latest research is summarised here.

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Rhofade may come with a heart valve damage risk

A recently published paper that seeks to compare the actions of oxymetazoline (Rhofade) and brimonidine (Mirvaso) has raised a possible safety issue with the action of oxymetazoline. The paper states the safety issue as; As the 5-HT2B receptor is potentially involved in drug-induced valvulopathy, the benefit/risk ratio (of Rhofade ed.) should be carefully considered, especially in […]

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Higher risk of kidney disease for rosacea sufferers

Up to now there has been no direct research into any possible link between rosacea and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Researchers have known that patients with inflammatory conditions such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis have a high risk of CKD, but whether this increased risk also apply to rosacea sufferers had until not been studied. This […]

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Rosacea is linked to migraines in women

A just published paper has found a statistical link between rosacea and migraines. Specifically, the research has found that female rosacea sufferers over the age of 50 had a `significantly higher prevalence and risk of incident migraine’. So what might we learn about treating both rosacea and migraines from this research? The takeaways from this […]

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Rosacea means 2x Parkinson’s – not so fast !

Proving once again that you shouldn’t rely on the mainstream media for your health news, blanket coverage today for a Danish statistical population study that uses the words Rosacea and Parkinson’s in the title. Even simply using the two words in the same headline implies some kind of link – reading the details of the […]

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Rosacea and autoimmune diseases come together

Some recent research has highlighted the statistical relationship between rosacea sufferers and some auto immune diseases for women – type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis and for men – rheumatoid arthritis. There are plenty of whispers and associations of varying degrees between rosacea and any number of other conditions. This paper details research […]

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