Why Rosacea Gets Worse in the Winter—and What You Can Do About It
Leading dermatologists share their tips for getting this inflammatory skin condition under control during the driest, coldest months of the year.
When你患有rosacea，它可以觉得从季节从季节的永无止境的战斗。夏天因夏季而刺激性日晒, but winter is also problematic: Temperature fluctuations, bitter cold, winter winds, and dry heat all strip your cheeks of moisture, whichweakens the skin's barrier function。未来，我们与主要皮肤科医生发表讲述，究竟为什么为什么Rosacea恶化冬天 - 以及如何平静烧伤。
"We are not surewhat causes rosacea, but in patients with [the condition], living microorganisms on the skin are recognized as foreign by the body's immune system. The immune system springs into action to counter this potential threat resulting in the inflammation, redness, or bumps," explains恩格尔曼博士, a board-certified dermatologist at Shafer Clinic.
Cold and wind cause the blood vessels in the skin to constrict, notesDr. Jennifer L. MacGregor, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist at Union Square Laser Dermatology. "This happens to preserve heat in the core of the body, but when you get out of the cold, there is a rebound dilation, flush, and burn—which can be very intense in people with rosacea," she adds.
Rosacea sufferers should "lower theirindoor heating systems，因为高温会导致他们已经刺激，干燥的皮肤恶化，“解释说Dr. Marie Hayag, a board-certified dermatologist and founder of 5th Avenue Aesthetics. Reducing the number on your home's thermostat will keep your skin from experiencing increased redness, acne-like bumps, and thickening, she adds.
你的阳光暴露在冬天减少 - 你不在海滩上，这是 - 但这并不意味着人们有罗萨卡（或任何人，对于这事物）可以跳过防晒霜。“用矿物质SPF保护皮肤，”博士购物博士。“它提供更好的防晒，不太刺激，可以应用于其他活跃的局部药物和化妆品。”
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