An article today put together by University of Utah Health Care’s Department of Dermatology gives some simple tips for how to survive rosacea in winter.
The advice centres around
- remember sunscreen
- avoid hot drinks
- don’t keep too warm
- humidify and hydrate
Avoid Triggers and moisturize – We can do better
These sorts of lists are common and center around trigger avoidance, with the implicit suggestion that 1) avoiding triggers is easy and 2) such a strategy will lead to relief.
Many rosacea sufferer know that this is simply unrealistic. Rosacea sufferers need tools to deal with the actual causes of rosacea and not just plug the leaking dam of symptoms.
How do you survive?
Do you change your regime during the winter months? Have you found anything that can help you get through the freezing cold months?
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