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How important is sleep to rosacea management?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Sleeping well is important in managing rosacea. Sleep is necessary for overall good health, along with eating well and getting regular exercise. Lack of sleep is often associated with increased stress levels, and stress is second only to sun exposure as the most common trigger of rosacea flares, according to the National Rosacea Society. Getting adequate sleep can reduce stress and help you feel refreshed and more energetic, and those feelings can be good for your skin, too.

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