What to know About Eczema

Eczema also known as atopic dermatitis is a skin condition where the skin gets inflamed, itchy, and rough with cracks or even may show up with blisters in severe conditions. Although eczema is seen in both the genders equally, the risk of getting Eczema is more prone to females; people diagnosed with hay fever and in people with a family history of skin conditions, asthma, or even food allergies. Eczema can affect any part of the body typically affecting hands, neck, back, ankles, knees, feet, around eyes, and inner elbows. Eczema is non-contagious and is safe to be around people who tend to have it.

The condition of eczema is triggered by few factors such as environmental factors which include excessive exposure to cold season or extreme winters

Skin changes seen in Eczema

Hypersensitive skin

Damage to the skin barrier function

Prone to infections

Excessive dryness

●     Causes of eczema

  • Genetic factors
  • Sensitivity of the Skin
  • Overactive Immune System
  • Environmental Allergy
  • Defects in Skin Barrier
  • Weather Allergy
  • Food Allergy

●     Early Symptoms

  • Inflamed or red skin
  • Dry skin, Dark coloured patches
  • Hypersensitive skin
  • Rough skin texture
  • Swelling and itchy skin
  • Fluid secretion

●     Symptoms and Signs

  • Red rashes
  • Bumps on Skin
  • Scaly, leathery patches on the dermatitis
  • Swelling and itchiness
  • Crusting and itchy skin

●     Do’s and Don’ts

  • Do’s
    • Moisturise skin daily
    • Use of odour free and oil-based moisturizer or gel
    • Use hypoallergenic products whenever possible
    • Exercise daily and avoid excess sun exposure
    • Take pills as prescribed
  • Dont’s
    • Don’t itch your skin
    • Don’t let your skin go dry
    • Don’t skip your skincare routine
    • Don’t strain yourself after taking medications.

How Ayurvedic Medication Works

In Ayurveda, eczema is treated with certain dietary changes and by adapting to the lifestyle changes that are more healthy and immune boosting. The purification methods help remove the toxins from the body and enhance the skin health. Detoxification followed by practice in healthy lifestyle as per Ayurveda guides in maintaining a calm mind and body.

Vedam Ayurveda can help with eczema treatment and has the potential in being the most adapted cure for skin conditions.

FAQ’s About Eczema

1. How does Ayurveda work for Eczema?

Ayurveda works best for eczema by removing the toxins from the body as well as stops the recurrence of eczema by boosting the immunity.

2. How do practitioners manage Eczema with Ayurveda?

Eczema tend to cause an imbalance in the immune system and for the skin, Ayurvedic practitioners help you to look at every small detailing of your day and help you to get through the day in optimal ways. They guide you to work out without stress and cure anxiety.

3. Are the precaution and restrictions the same for everyone with Eczema?

No, it certainly is not, every eczema is different, and measures to take it in control are different. With the good practitioners at Vedam Ayurveda, you get the cure to your eczema, which gets you optimal results.

4. How can we improve gut and skin health for Eczema?

One can improve it by knowing their gut and skin better, by adapting to the nuts, vegetables, spices, and other food and avoiding foods that aren’t compatible.

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