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Rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition estimated to affect 45 million people worldwide. Rosacea sufferers tend to be Caucasian, females, between 30 and 50 at the onset of symptoms. It is interesting to note that men, while less likely to suffer from rosacea, tend to have the most severe symptoms. Rosacea primarily affects the face, […]

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By popular demand, we’ve created on our main site, www.seabuckthorn.com, a Rosacea Portal, from where you can access all our rosacea-related information from one location! Besides a short description of the definition of rosacea, its causes, how seabuckthorn can help and how you can heal your rosacea with our products, we’ll soon be adding rosacea […]

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Dr E.G., at the top of our More Testimonials page, has a very strong opinion of how to treat rosacea, and the role of the Demodex mite! … For me (my complexion is pretty good, by the way) the oils tone the skin and seem to diminish excess oily secretions.  So if it is true […]

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As a result of an article on seabuckthorn and rosacea in FIRST for Women magazine (see the recent blog post SBT Seabuckthorn International in ‘First for Women’ magazine for more information), there has been a spike in interest in our rosacea treatment packages. The article mentions Michele Guy, a long-time customer of ours who has […]

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A recent case study describes an example of gastrointestinal treatment inducing full remission of rosacea symptoms. The authors of the paper hypothesise that GI tract bacteria may in some people cause a chronic inflammatory reaction affecting the blood vessels. Rosacea is a chronic disorder characterized by hypersensitivity of the facial vasculature, presenting with intense flushing […]

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Rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition primarily affecting the face. Its causes are not fully known, but it is suspected of having immune, allergic, hereditary, hormonal and even neurological origins. Most rosacea treatments have immunosuppressant and/or anti-inflammatory effects. Rosacea affects some 45 million sufferers worldwide, the majority of them young adult to middle-aged women of […]

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FIRST magazine for women profiles long-time Seabuckthorn International Inc. customer Michele Guy in an article about rosacea and seabuckthorn in their upcoming January 2008 issue (p.32, out in the US and Canada December 26, 2007). First for Women is a snappy health and lifestyle magazine with a wide and devoted readership all over North America, […]

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Many rosacea sufferers get into trouble by over-exfoliating. It’s a natural tendency, particularly due to two misconceptions: a) that rosacea is a form of acne; and b) that rosacea is caused by the Demodex mite. Of course cleanliness is important, and for any skin condition whose pathology includes excess skin cell production and turnover (including […]

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Friday afternoon I was lucky enough to catch Dr Alan C. Logan on the Christy Clark Show (audio available after free registration on CKNW.com). Dr Logan is the author of The Clear Skin Diet so as you might expect he and Christy focused on the role of nutrition in healthy skin. Not a surprise to […]

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I’ve recently been communicating with online skincare groups, helping dispel some of the myths surrounding intractable skin conditions such as rosacea. Unfortunately, there is a great deal of misinformation, which can exacerbate suffering and hinder healing. I posted this open letter on a thread in Google Groups, but I felt that it was important enough […]

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Rosacea is a little-understood skin condition characterised by thickened, red skin, pustules and blisters, and prominent blood vessels. Ocular rosacea is a subset of this condition whose symptoms include red, itchy, swollen, weeping eyes.   I can’t say for certain that I had ocular rosacea; for a few months I noticed that I regularly had bloodshot, […]

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