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To stop yourself blushing, it can help to breathe deeply and try to relax. Keep cool by removing a layer of clothing and drinking water.

Blushing is often caused by feeling embarrassed, hot or anxious. Sometimes conditions like the menopause and excessive sweating can cause it.

Treatment for blushing depends on the cause. For example, if your blushing is caused by stress or anxiety, medicines or a talking therapy may help.

Blushing is a common problem that can be embarrassing and affect your day to day life. There are things you can do to help stop it.

Page last reviewed: 11/02/2022
Next review due: 11/02/2025