Written By Emma Sturgis / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Many people suffer with skin issues. For some, it seems impossible to get rid of them. If left unchecked, even minor skin conditions can lead to other problems, including lower self-confidence.
Here’s a list of common skin issues and remedies to reduce symptoms.
Rosacea And What You Can Do To Prevent It
Rosacea is a cyclical chronic skin disorder that usually appears as red bumps on the face. There are four types of rosacea and each type comes with their own symptoms. Rosacea sufferers can either have one or several types at once.
Although the cause and cure are currently unknown, there are a number of perceived irritants including spicy foods, hot caffeinated drinks, and intestinal bacteria. To keep symptoms under control, health experts recommend avoiding alcohol-based products and exfoliators, using water-based skin care products instead of oil based, and speaking to your doctor for a treatment plan
Hives And What You Can Do To Prevent It
Urticaria, commonly referred to as hives, are a series of raised bumps. They can be either flesh colored, red, or pink and oftentimes have a stinging or burning sensation. Hives have a number of causes including allergic reactions. They’re also a side effect of certain medications and eating various foods.
Oftentimes, hives go away on their own. On the other hand, people suffering with recurring hives require medical attention for relief.
Acne And What You Can Do To Prevent It
Acne is one of the most widely-known skin conditions. Acne can occur in every age group, including babies. Usually caused by clogged pores, acne comes in many forms, including blackheads, cysts, whiteheads, and pustules. While some people have one type, others have a combination of many.
Depending on the severity of the acne, it’s possible to use natural or over-the-counter products. For some people, dietary changes and drinking water help cure breakouts. In severe cases, it’s best to speak to a dermatologist about a prescription or personal acne solutions.
Eczema And What You Can Do To Prevent It
Atopic dermatitis disease, or eczema, is a skin condition composed of itchy, flaky patches of skin. Although it’s most common in infants and small children, it can occur at any age. In fact, early-life conditions increase the likelihood of developing eczema.
The cause of eczema is relatively unknown, but there are many triggers. Once diagnosed, there are a few people that can help cure eczema symptoms. Primary healthcare providers, allergists, and dermatologists assist with finding the perfect solution or combination of solutions.
Regardless of the skin condition, following the proper skin care techniques will help relieve symptoms.
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Emma Sturgis is a freelance writer based out of Boston, Mass. She writes most often on health and education. When not writing, she enjoys reading and watching film noir. Say hi on Twitter @EmmaSturgis2
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