A 26-year-old female asked:

Recent studies have been reporting a potential association between rosacea and autoimmune diseases like ms, parkinson's. how do i not stress about it?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Health care: You heard correctly BUT the studies are small, based on some unsubstianted self-reports of the other diseases and says NOTHING about causality. There was suggestion that worse rosacea had a higher link and that good Tx can avoid worse rosacea - so, find and follow good Tx as well as maintaining a healthy lifestyle and that includes mgmt of stress! Seek a therapist you trust to learn those skills!.
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