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How Rosacea Affects Sleep

beautiful woman with rosacea on her cheekIf you have been diagnosed with rosacea, you know precisely how bothersome this condition can be. With the help of a skilled dermatologist in Miami Beach, Florida, you can find ways to manage it effectively. But did you know that along with redness and flushing of the face, rosacea might also impact your sleep? Dr. Martin Zaiac of Greater Miami Skin and Laser Center can provide more information during a consultation. In the meantime, take a look at this enlightening rosacea study.

How Does Rosacea Affect Sleep?

A recent study performed by the Xiangya Hospital of Central South University in China shows that there may be a connection between rosacea and trouble sleeping. It found that over half of rosacea patients also dealt with poor sleep quality, compared to just a fourth of patients who had sleep issues without rosacea. There were also significant correlations between both the severity of the rosacea and the severity of the poor sleep quality. Click here for more detailed information regarding this study.

The researchers speculated that the potential link between poor sleep quality and rosacea goes both ways. Either one of these issues can make the other one worse.

How Can I Manage My Rosacea?

The first step to managing rosacea is to receive a definitive diagnosis from our providers in Miami Beach, Florida. From there, you can learn about the interventions that are appropriate for your specific situation. There are a variety of treatment options that patients can consider when it comes to the treatment of rosacea, including:

  • Prescription topical medications
  • Prescription oral medications
  • Laser and light-based skin therapies

For some patients, a combination of treatments can help, and for others, just simple changes in their daily lifestyle can reduce flare-ups. Sometimes, it takes time for patients to find the treatment or combination of treatments and services that work best. Our dermatologists will continue working with you to address rosacea flare-ups and reduce unwanted redness and flushing of your skin.

Schedule an Appointment With Our Team Today!

If you are concerned that uncontrolled rosacea is impacting other areas of your life, it may be time to consult with a dermatologist in Miami Beach, Florida. Call Dr. Martin Zaiac of Greater Miami Skin and Laser Center today at 305-532-4478 to learn more about caring for this chronic skin disorder.

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