Eczema Natural Treatments, Remedies and Pain Relief
Posted Jan 16 2010 2:25am
If you are having troubles with recurring eczema flare ups and itch and burn and look awful then you, like I did, want a way to stop this condition for good. Eczema natural treatments and remedies can help you to get the pain relief you need and can also help you to control the flare ups to a point where you are basically cured of the condition.
This is not an easy thing to do as there are a number of steps but once you get there it becomes second nature and very easy to do and you will feel like a whole new person that does not have a condition that makes other people recoil from the sight of your skin.
Here are a few things you will need to know.
Eczema is a condition of the immune system not the skin. The skin problems are a symptom of the underlying cause.
You will need to discover what triggers eczema. This could be foods, airborne allergens, household chemicals, stress or a combination of many of these. Some of these things your immune system does not handle well and so eczema forms.
Hydrate your skin from the inside out. Drink a lot of water to help your body internally moisturize and repair the skin and also take regular but short warm showers. Make sure to lock in the moisture after a shower however with an organic moisturizing cream.
Oatmeal is an inexpensive, quick and easy way to reduce itching and inflammation. Make a paste from flakes of oatmeal plus a little bit of water and spread it on the effects area. Alternatively put a few cups of oatmeal in a bath and have a 15-20 minute bathe to help your skin.
Stress is a huge problem. Make sure you do not become too stressed as this will lower your immune system making it more likely to be sick and of course get eczema problems.
Use a holistic approach to treating eczema. The health of your body lies in lifestyle changes in diet, exercise sleep and so forth. Your overall wellness helps you combat many conditions including eczema.
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