Couperose is manifested by redness of cheeks. However, the diagnosis must be differentiated: not every person with red cheeks has couperose. Only a dermatologist is able to tell you that if the disease is Couperose or other skin disease and can prescribe appropriate treatment.
It locates the most frequently in the cheeks, nose and chin. It is the second evolutionary stage of rosacea, an inflammatory skin disease. It is manifested by irreversible dilatation of blood vessels. Facial redness is permanent and is usually accompanied by edema, or swelling of the skin. Appears especially on dry or seborrheic skins and affects mainly middle-aged women (30 -50 years), before or after menopause. Couperose people are prone to very pale complexion.
* Intense effort carried out in conditions of external heat;
* Sudden changes of temperature;
* Wrong diet;
* Food and hot drinks;
* Improper skin care;
Couperose is incriminated in causing infection by Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium that causes ulcers, the accompanying disorder in about 80% of cases.
Proper treatment you will only be recommended by your dermatologist. A therapy followed immediately after the first symptoms of the disease stops and prevents recurrence.
Other treatments per physician:
* Cryotherapy – massage with liquid nitrogen – is especially welcome because it has no side effects;
* Drainage massage;
* Antibiotics and topical anti-inflammatory and antibacterial creams.
Besides is advisable to avoid:
* Alcohol and tobacco;
* Creams, soaps, etc.., cosmetics outdated or inadequate to your skin type;
* Exposure to the sun;
* Spicy foods;
* Sudden transitions from hot to cold and vice versa;
* Strenuous exercise;
You also need to drink two liters of water every day, eat mainly fresh fruits and vegetables and use the right products for your skin.
* Chamomile compresses: let infuse for 15 minutes, 4 tablespoons of chamomile flowers in a quart of boiling water. You can dab the affected areas with this tea;
* Onion juice and olive oil: Mix in equal parts onion juice and olive oil and apply on affected areas three times a day;
* Mask with bananas, honey and olive oil: Mix one teaspoon of olive oil, a teaspoon of honey and half a banana and apply on face. Leave on for 20 minutes, then remove with warm water.