Eczema Worsened by Prescription Treatments - Ingredient List - If you suffer from eczema, you've probably tried every treatment under the sun from taking oatmeal baths to applying doctor-prescribed steroid creams. In a shocking turn of events, recent studies have found that standard treatments for eczema are probably making your condition worse - not better.
Detergents and Clothing Material That May Cause Eczema - Your choice of clothing material can either help or worsen your eczema. Clothes have been shown to contribute to skin diseases such as eczema. In addition, the harsh chemicals found in the laundry detergents and fabric softeners you use on your clothes can slowly irritate your skin and cause eczema flare-ups. Learn everything you need to know about how natural and hypoallergenic soaps can help and why bleach may be the solution.
7 Common Food Allergies That Cause Eczema - Certain foods are known to trigger anaphylactic reactions in susceptible people. The hypersensitivity reactions caused by food allergies affect the gastrointestinal tract, the respiratory tract, and the skin. On the skin, food allergies present as itching and swelling. The only solution is to avoid foods that may trigger your eczema. But how are food allergies linked to eczema?
These Triggers May Irritate Your Eczema - There are a number of eczema triggers that can be found in our immediate environment. These environmental triggers are usually carried through the air or found on surfaces that we regularly touch. Environmental allergens usually involve anaphylactic reactions from the immune system. They begin with sensitization from the first contact and then trigger eczema upon subsequent contacts. What are common indoor & outdoor triggers you may encounter?
Eczema and Heavy Metals: Heavy metal poisoning is commonly associated with seawater fish, old lead pipes and contaminated drinking water. However, they can be found in other places too including in your work environment, diet and dental fillings. Exposure to heavy metals has been linked to a number of conditions ranging from organ failure to brain disorders. Eczema is one of the common results of heavy metal toxicity and some sufferers have reported dramatic improvement following…
Zinc Deficiency May Contribute to Eczema - Zinc deficiency is a common nutritional deficiency among eczema patients especially in children with the skin condition. Because zinc is found in every enzyme group in the body, its contribution to human health is diverse. Zinc can help the body fight infections, reduce oxidative stress and boost immune system. But can these medicinal properties translate into clinical benefits in the treatment of eczema?