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How does Niacin help in treatment of Rosacea?

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What are the affects of Niacin if you have Rosacea?
Posted Thu, 14 Aug 2014 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Albana Sejdini 3 hours later
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Niacin might trigger Rosacea flare-ups...

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If you take Niacin at therapeutic dosage, it will cause widening of blood vessels, thus, blood circulation will be improved.

Rosecea is chronic inflammatory skin condition, characterized by face flare-ups (widening of blood vessels particularly in the face).

As you may probably understand, niacin use in therapeutic dosage would trigger face flare ups.

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