Analyzing Rosacea

Rosacea is considered to be among the top ten skin conditions affecting adults. Other skin conditions in this top 10 group include cold sores, hives, skin tags, eczema, psoriasis, age spots, moles, athlete’s foot fungus, and shingles.

Rosacea is primarily a facial skin condition resulting in periods of remission and flares in symptoms. The symptoms include a flushed, or pinkish to reddish colored rash usually occurring on the central area of the face which includes the nose, cheeks, forehead and chin. One may experience pimples or small red bumps called papules. Some describe their rosacea rash as appearing as fine thin red lines consisting of tiny broken blood vessels. Others describe their redness as looking like a sunburn. Rosacea for others can appear as patches of redness or blotchiness on the face.

Rosacea is considered a facial skin condition; it can also affect the upper chest, ears, neck and eyes. Skin […]

The Rosacea pH Balance

Put simply pH refers to a living things potential of hydrogen; it is a measure of a living tings ability to attract hydrogen ions. Hydrogen is one of the four basic elements necessary for life. Hydrogen allows nutrients to travel through the body to supply and feed cells, skin and organs. A pH level of 7 is considered pH neutral, above 7 is pH alkaline and below 7 is pH acidic.

When the body is too acidic the skin as the body’s largest organ goes into distress. This distress is defines by the symptoms the skin displays: facial redness may indicate rosacea, a too acidic body may show signs of acne, a proliferation of accelerated skin growth may be indicative of psoriasis, or the skin may become sensitive to outside allergens as in the case of eczema.

The body requires a balance of acidic and alkaline nutrients […]