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How do hot foods or beverages worsen rosacea?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Consuming hot drinks and foods increase blood flow and can cause flushing and worsening of rosacea symptoms. Limiting your consumption of very hot foods and hot beverages, or at least letting them cool down before you consume them, is a good strategy for minimizing rosacea flares.

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