Eczema natural cure

Eczema is a skin disorder that can be very difficult to treat. It has major affects on your skin and can cause serious red patches, swelling, itching, and irritated skin. Eczema can also have mental symptoms which can affect how you live your life. An eczema breakout can be very severe and it will require treatment for the condition to be minimized.

There is still a lot to learn about eczema. The cause of the condition has yet to be discovered. If this is determined then there may be a better chance of a good treatment method being created. At the moment some of the things that trigger eczema have been found though. Obviously, if you avoid the triggers then the condition could be less severe and future breakouts could be prevented.

Things that Trigger Eczema
Being exposed to most chemicals can trigger eczema to worsen. As well, having any irritants near your skin can have the same negative health effects. Certain allergens can trigger a breakout as well. Additionally, unbalanced hormone production can lead to a breakout or worsened eczema. It is also said that stress can influence the condition to develop and be much more severe.

Natural Treatment Methods for Eczema

You should avoid exposure to chemicals, irritants, and allergens. Stay away from stuff like dust, pollen, and cleaning materials that contain a lot of chemicals. Make sure any skin care products you use do not have a lot of chemicals (preferably just use organic products) and avoid any products that contain fragrances.

Some minor modifications to your diet would be beneficial to treating eczema as well. You should reduce your consumption of eggs, dairy products, and citrus foods. You should also drink a special juice used for treating eczema. Look for a recipe for this or look for it in stores. One common eczema juice recipe is simply mixing some celery, carrots, and cucumber together and drinking it. You should have three or four cups of this each day.

Skin Care
Treating eczema goes much further than just treating the condition itself. You will also have to treat the symptoms. As eczema is affecting the health of your skin it will be important that you use some skin care products or tricks. You should be applying a skin moisturizer (fragrance-free) on your skin. This will prevent your skin from becoming dehydrated and stop your skin from cracking. Ideally you would be using a natural moisturizer (such as coconut oil) so there are no chemicals being applied to your skin that could worsen the condition.

Primrose oil should also be applied to your skin if possible. This oil has a fair amount of C-linoleic acid which contains strong inflammatory characteristics. Primrose oil is a great product specifically when dealing with dry skin.

There are many other treatment methods as well. Keeping your skin healthy is a very important part of fighting the condition. Make sure you are always hydrated (internally and externally) and get all the necessary vitamins each day. You may want to use vitamin supplements, especially a vitamin C supplement. You may want to try other therapies as well such as aromatherapy, lipotherapy, or acupuncture.

Treating eczema can be very difficult but if you spend time to research the possibly natural cures for the condition then you might have some luck. You should speak with a specialist to get professional advice on how to treat the condition. You may also be prescribed medication to help minimize the visibility and severity of the condition, as well to prevent future breakouts. Just take action and try to treat your eczema as quickly as possible as it can quickly develop to be a much more serious condition.

Last updated on Jan 12th, 2011 and filed under Skin Care. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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