Are you searching for solution for eczema so that skin is in its healthy condition once and for all? Are you a mother who had sleepless night taking care of your baby who is with Eczema?
Its a very stressful situation when skin is attach by eczema. Been going high and low looking for a treatment but nothing seems working. Eczema is a skin irritation and its important to have some knowledge about it for a better understanding on how to deal with it.
Why eczema makes our skin sensitive?
Skins are cells that covers our body and its sensitive to any environment changes such as warm, cold and more. With the environment like now, air quality getting worse and have negative impact on us.
Eczema is a condition where skin become inflamed or irritated.
Reason for Eczema
The exact cause of eczema is unknown but its linked to overactive response by our immune system to an irritant. But its known to be caused by these factor:
Abnormal function of the immune system
Activities that cause skin to be more sensitive
Skin defect that allow moisture out and germs in
Eczema known to runs in a family. Children below two years old commonly had it especially if any family member with history of eczema.
Usually, adult would be seen much on the body, on the neck, face and round the eyes.
For younger children, rashes commonly occurs on the scalp and cheeks, behind the elbow or knees, on the neck, wrists, ankles and legs.P
Avoid food that causes inflammation to help lessen or reduce eczema symptoms. Here are few tips that you can use.
1. Fatty fish
Fish such as salmon, herring are consider anti-inflammatory as they contain high level of omega-3 fatty acids. Consider taking omega-3 supplement.
2. Food with quercetin
Quercetin are plant-based flavonoid that are rich antioxidant and antihistamine which helps to reduce inflammation and histamine in our body.
GLA (gamma-linolenic acid) contains omega-6 fatty acids that helps to soothe irritated skin as it prevent inflammation.
4. Vitamin E
Vitamin E helps to promote healing of the inflamed skin and also help prevent eczema from developing
5. Vitamin C
When taken together with Vitamin E it help protect and heal the skin effectively.
If you live with eczema, i believe you will always be looking for a relief. Don’t give up hope yet! Supplementing your diet could help replenish moisture and protect your skin’s natural barrier.