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How can rosacea flare-ups increase stress?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Rosacea has a two-way relationship with emotional stress. For some people who have this skin condition, stress can serve as a trigger that causes flare-ups. However, many people with rosacea say that experiencing a flare-up makes them feel depressed and lowers their self-esteem. That's a surefire formula for making you feel stressed out. If you feel like rosacea is taking a toll on your psyche, talk to your doctor about ways to control flare-ups and manage your mood.

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