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Daily skin care tips on Eczema
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Care Tips: Eczema

Eczema and dry skin ...
Because eczema is frequently accompanied by dry skin, make sure to regularly apply a suitable moisturizer.
Is there a genetic or environmental basis for eczema?
Actually, both are influencing factors. Eczema is a genetic skin disease that arises from the interplay of multiple genes with environmental contributing factors.
Do you have eczema?
A bath or shower is usually an enjoyable part of our daily routine, but if you have eczema, it can be an unpleasant experience.
Childhood eczema
The persistent itch and pain from infections and fissures can interfere with your child’s level of concentration at school, deter them from participating in daily routine activities, and disrupt their sleep.
Your winter wardrobe can trigger your eczema!
You may not realize that overdressing, particularly during the winter months, will make your eczema worse.
Tips to reduce eczema flare-ups
The cold and dry conditions during the winter months can cause extreme discomfort for those with eczema, often resulting in flare-ups and chapped skin.
Does vitamin D benefit eczema?
A new study reports that oral supplementation of vitamin D may increase the production of protective compounds in the skin, and may even help prevent skin infections.
Identifying allergens that can trigger eczema
While some factors that aggravate your eczema (also called atopic dermatitis), like winter weather conditions, are certainly out of your control, there are things you can control
A dip in the pool can trigger a skin reaction
Swimming is a great form of exercise year-round, especially during the cold and/or wet weather season when venturing outdoors becomes a less attractive option.
What you can do to manage hand eczema
Hand eczema is a common skin disorder that tends to become chronic, worsens during colder weather and can often times interfere with daily activities.
Managing your eczema ...
Do you suffer from eczema? You are not alone. It is estimated that eczema affects 10% to 15% of the population and is becoming increasingly common.
Itching to find out more?
Eczema or dermatitis is an allergic reaction that affects the skin. Both genetic and environmental influences are contributing factors. For many, this very common condition develops in childhood and can either improve with age or recur throughout life.
Special care for sensitive skin ...
Sensitive skin requires a heightened level of awareness and additional care. That means paying attention to your diet by watching your intake of alcohol, spicy foods and caffeine; and using skin care products, cosmetics, detergents and fabric softeners that are non-sensitizing.
Trying to control eczema?
Launder your clothes often. Try to eliminate any residual detergent left in clothing and bedding by adding less detergent to the load and doing a double rinse.
Keep it clean!
Studies show that eczema is aggravated by household dust, dust mites, moulds, pollen and animal dander.