Beat Eczema By Avoiding the Main Causes

September 6, 2010

Eczema is and unpleasant skin condition that causes itching and rashes. A good way to start treatment is to know what the causes are. What causes eczema outbreaks in one person might not cause outbreaks in another. You can learn what to stay away from when you know these causes. However, by knowing the common causes, you can learn to determine what yours is.

Chemicals
We live in a world filled with all types of chemicals. Some chemicals found in everyday products that you use have been known to trigger eczema outbreaks. This chemicals are found in perfumes, detergents etc. Others are scented soaps and lotions. When in close contact with your skin, they can trigger outbreaks.

Air Particles
There are some airborne allergens that can cause adverse skin reaction for eczema sufferers. Particles like dust and pollen are some of the most common. Contact with eczema prone skin can cause irritation, rashes and itching. Not all allergens will trigger outbreaks for you.

Weather
Extreme temperatures, whether cold or hot can lead to eczema outbreaks. Sweating causes some patients to experience outbreaks while other patients’ skins react to cold. You have to determine the optimum temperature for your skin. Wear proper clothing to keep warm in cold weather and try to stay as cool as you can in hot weather.

Stress
It has been debated whether stress causes eczema or not. The fact remains however, that a lot of sufferers have experience outbreaks in periods when they were stressed. If you experience outbreaks due to stress, you have to learn relaxation methods to control stress.

Food
The food that you eat everyday has an impact on your skin. Food is one of the things that trigger eczema outbreaks. It takes a bit of trial and error and diligent observation for you to find out the foods that your skin reacts to. Most common are nuts and spicy foods.

To Learn Effective Ways To Beat Eczema.

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