Some persons have a tendency to blush. Sometimes this tends to become permanent with age. It usually occurs in the late 20’s, the 30’s, but more commonly becomes apparent in the 40s. The parts chiefly affected are the forehead, nose and cheeks. Besides the persistent red flush, pus-filled blisters) often form. As time progresses, areas may become tender, particularly over the nasal region where the skin does not have as much room for distending forcibly.
Superficial vessels may present an unattractive appearance (particularly in the nose of the patient). The skin may .en, and become unsightly in some instances. A condition called rhinophyrna or “potato nose”) may develop. Some patients notice a flare-up following hot drinks, coffee, alcoholic drinks, very cold drinks and spicy foods. Emotional upsets, tensions and anxieties also have a major part with others. These are important factors to consider when setting out treatment.
The treatment of rosacea is identical with the treatment for acne, so refer to here.
Simple remedies can be followed, and can give pleasing results. In those cases that do not respond, see the doctor, for much of the additional treatment is available only on prescription and under supervision.
The vessels of the brain are the next main source of trouble, and finally, the vessels of the lower limbs are also at greater-than-average risk. These are the three key risk regions for arterial disease.
When food is digested, it is absorbed from the intestines by the blood vessels. This greatly increases the levels of certain products in the blood.