Those with a family history of rosacea may want to pay close attention to their children, as studies suggest that heredity could play a role in developing this skin condition. According to a survey from the National Rosacea Society, nearly 40 percent of 2,000 rosacea sufferers interviewed shared they had a family history of rosacea, with 27% clarifying they had a parent with the condition.
For those living with rosacea, the all-too-familiar feel of your face flushing, feeling hot, getting tender or breaking out in bumps can be devastating. Because it affects such a visible area, usually the face and chest, it can affect one’s confidence and day-to-day interactions. There is, however, hope for those who suffer from this condition. Read on to learn more about the causes and treatment options for rosacea.