Treatment for eczema is a relatively broad topic, as there are several treatment options available. There are a few doctor prescribed treatments. But these usually just work to mask the symptoms, which means you're essentially a slave to the treatment. Once you stop using it your eczema will usually return as severe as ever. There are also various natural treatments that help get to the root of the problem, which is generally an allergic response to something in your environment - dry air, temperature, certain foods, etc.I've had severe skin problems for most of my life and I was sick of the typical doctor prescribed drugs. I began researching a different type of treatment for eczema. I wanted something to ease the painful symptoms and treat the cause of the problem to prevent future flare ups.Below is brief list of natural remedies that helped relieve some of my irritation and itching.1. Use a humidifier, especially in winter. Super dry air is not an eczema sufferer's friend.2. Shower … [Read more...] about Treatment For Eczema – Learn How to Treat Eczema Naturally
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Are you someone that has suffered from eczema on a regular basis and you are sick of dealing with it? Do you want to know how you can keep it from coming back and why going to the doctor is a bad idea? There are natural remedies for eczema and there is also a cure for eczema that will keep you from getting it again. Here is what you need to know.The place we have to start is where you decide that the skin condition has gotten bad enough to get you to go see your doctor. You will probably go to the dermatologist since this is the specialty for skin. They will probably try to treat it with chemicals and drugs that they will prescribe to you. There is a problem with this, however.When you take prescription drugs and use prescription strength lotions you are going to give yourself more of a chance to get eczema again. These types of things could cause you to have more outbreaks and will only help you on a temporary basis. This is not good for your skin and not good for you at all.The next … [Read more...] about Cure For Eczema – Is There a Way to Prevent Eczema For Good?
FOR Amy Tuck her eczema flare-ups were so bad she was forced to take sick days from work. The 26-year-old, has lived with itchy skin on and off since she was a child, but a painful outbreak a few years ago left her unable to shower or dress herself. The digital marketing executive from Leamington Spa had gotten away with only the occasional flare-up in recent years. “As a child my eczema was mostly on my arms and legs, so was fairly easy to cover up," she said. "Physically it was itchy and uncomfortable, but it didn't really affect me much mentally as a child. “My mum and dad helped a lot with the application of creams and lotions and kept me in a strict routine to ensure my eczema stayed manageable." At school, it was only during PE that she had a problem as her legs and arms were exposed. "It was during this time at secondary school that I became a lot more aware of my eczema as other people noticed it and asked questions about what it was," she said. "Luckily it wasn't … [Read more...] about My eczema was so bad I had to take days off sick – but cancer drug has ‘cured’ it
In our quest for a natural cure for eczema - I'm going to start with "the moral of the story". I'm about 40 years old, and people of my generation can remember a time when swimming in Lake Eire was a past time, not a death wish. I mean, when did every one all of a sudden start getting sick? As kids, we would play in the barn with the animals around all the manure and never get sick. Just hose us down and we were off to the city dump to play king of the hill. Point being, our bodies aren't as strong as they were just a few decades ago.All right, back to eczema. Fact is that science has not found a cause or cure for it. They do agree that it is hereditary though, in that if the parents suffered from allergies, the child will be very prone to all sorts of allergies - including eczema. It all boils down to the immune system breaking down. Not to turn this into a drug company conspiracy, but Americas have a fascination with a quick fix for whatever is ailing us and have created a … [Read more...] about Is There a Natural Cure For Eczema
Young children are, of course, vulnerable but in ways incredibly resilient. Seemingly made of a combination of rubber and magic, children have a phenomenal ability to heal and recover. It is actually quite important that kids are allowed to get sick. Exposure to the legions of viral infections that roam our crèches and schools are important dogfights to prepare a young, developing immune system to its future challenges. In fact, children who are kept "too clean" and aren't exposed to potential allergens and illnesses often have higher rates of allergy, referred to as the 'hygiene hypothesis'. Often it is my patients who got sick most frequently in playschool and crèche that are the most bulletproof when entering the big leagues of primary school. It is entirely normal for young children to have six viral infections per year. But it is important to be aware of what should be a considered a "normal" childhood illness as opposed to what should alert a parent to seek medical … [Read more...] about Dr Brian Higgins: How to differentiate between sick, and ‘sick sick’ in the back-to-school season