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Managing Summer Rosacea Triggers

If you have Rosacea, then you know that avoiding and managing your triggers can help you enjoy the summer, as the summer months can cause an increase in Rosacea flare-ups. Being aware of Rosacea symptoms is a great way to manage your triggers. Here is everything you need to know about Rosacea triggers and how to manage them.

Summertime Triggers

For many people, long periods of exposure to the sun can trigger Rosacea and cause it to flare up. Unfortunately, during the summer months, the sun is often at its strongest, so knowing your summertime triggers can help you enjoy summer much more. Other common summertime triggers for those with Rosacea include:

  • Hot weather
  • Exercising in direct sunlight or hot weather
  • Drinking warm or hot drinks

Avoiding these triggers during the summer can help you manage your Rosacea. A few other common triggers that may affect you include drinking alcohol, eating spicy food, and drinking caffeinated drinks. Another big factor that can trigger Rosacea during the summer is stress. Lowering stress levels can also reduce the chance of a Rosacea flare-up.

Enjoy The Sunshine

While direct sunlight is a main rosacea trigger for many people, you can still manage your triggers, and enjoy being outdoors and the summer weather. When you go outdoors this summer, it is important to stay covered, apply sunscreen, wear a hat, and avoid overdoing the sun exposure.

Be sure to stay as cool as possible, as being too warm or hot can trigger your Rosacea. You can stay cool by taking a portable fan with you, drinking a cool drink, and staying hydrated, as well as wearing cool and light clothes. It is important to make sure the clothes you wear will protect you from the harsh sun. Doing the following will provide you with summer relief.

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At Westchester Dermatology, located in Los Angeles, CA, we are dedicated to helping you reclaim your best life and achieve the healthiest and happiest version of yourself. We strive to make sure you feel warm and welcome in our practice, and that you receive the best results, service, and care possible. If you’re interested in Rosacea treatment, give us a call at 310-645-6001 to schedule an appointment today. You can also visit us at for more information.

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