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0 Comments | Jun 14, 2011

The Right Way To Treat Eczema

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Eczema is a skin condition that affects very many people today, the way it comes is well known but it is not very easy to prevent it because the causes are the ordinary home items we use, weather conditions and other elements that we have to get in contact with in our day to day activities. Eczema is a skin reaction to irritants when they come in contact with the skin, it is therefore safe to say that eczema is the skin’s way of fighting of allergens. There are many symptoms that the skin will show when these allergens come in contact with it and they vary depending on the triggers of the condition, the severity of the reaction and the patient. Some people may suffer eczema but the only symptoms they show itching and rashes while others will have most severe symptoms such as bleeding, extreme itchiness, pain and skin infections. If you or someone you care about suffers from eczema and are looking for effective ways to deal with the condition, I have a few tips that work well to eliminate the condition by minimizing eruption, dealing with the symptoms and reducing he intensity and frequency of the eruption.
The first thing a patient should do when they realize that they have eczema is to try get rid of the symptoms of the condition and make the skin more comfortable. There are several remedies that work well to deal with the symptoms of eczema but it is recommended that a patient uses natural based remedies since there are lower chances of renewed irritations when one use natural based remedies instead of chemical based remedies. Using chemical based remedies increases the chances of one suffering renewed irritations.
Most cases of allergies are triggered by the elements we use at home such as soaps, detergents, perfume, cosmetic products, water and water treatment chemicals, foods and plants. Identifying these causes is a major step in preventing the condition and knowing which remedies to use to deal with the symptoms. Knowing the seasonal eczema causes is also a great way to prevention of the condition in good time since a simple retrace of one’s activities should provide clues on which elements triggered the reaction.
Massage is great approach to use to remove the toxins in the blood that aggravate the reaction, evacuate fatty acids and strengthen the body. The massage should be an entire-body treatment but more emphasis should be placed on the areas affected most by eczema. Application of essential oils while massaging is also important in the treatment of eczema. Some of the most effective natural oils include cypress, basil, angelika, Atlantic cedar, tea tee, grapefruit, lavender, lemon balm, myrrh and sage among others.
Maintain the highest levels of hygiene on the affected areas of the skin and try not to let the skin dry up since eczema prevails on a dry skin. Keep the skin moisturized and conditioned at all times to reduce the intensity and frequency of eczema eruptions.

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