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Does indoor heat aggravate rosacea?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Indoor heat can aggravate rosacea and worsen symptoms. More than half of people with rosacea said that indoor heat had triggered flare-ups of their condition, according to a survey by the National Rosacea Society. Avoiding very hot rooms should be added to the list of good strategies for preventing rosacea flare-ups due to heat. These strategies also include taking lukewarm showers and baths, dressing in layers, and waiting for hot food and drinks to cool down slightly before consuming them.

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