Understanding Eczema

Eczema: Frequently Asked Questions

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It can be tricky to navigate all of the information regarding eczema diagnosis, triggers and treatments. This guide will answer some of the most frequent questions in an easy to understand format. A licensed physician who specializes in integrative health wrote the following information, so you will see that many answers seek to provide a […]

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Clean At A Cost: Household Cleaning Products And Detergents May Be Causing Your Eczema

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Among the many varied causative factors of eczema, contact with an irritating or allergenic substance is both the most common and the most significant. Common household cleaning products can contain chemicals and artificial fragrances, which can aggravate or trigger eczema in users. Direct contact is the most likely mechanism to cause skin eruptions, but inhaling […]

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What Is Eczema? Let’s Go Skin Deep To Understand The Process

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What Is Eczema? Eczema, officially called atopic dermatitis, is an inflammatory skin condition caused by an overactive immune system. It most often first appears in early childhood but teenagers, adults and even the elderly can experience their first eczema eruption much later in life. Genetics play a role in increasing risk for developing eczema but […]

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Signs & Symptoms Of Eczema: Guiding You To A Diagnosis

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Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition that worldwide has a lifetime prevalence of 12%. This means roughly one in eight people will experience the symptoms or visual signs of eczema at least once. The causes of eczema are multifactorial, but basically it’s the manifestation of a hyper reactive immune system. There are a number of […]

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Eczema And The Environment: How To Minimize Your Exposure And Reduce Your Risk

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In many developed countries the rate of eczema has now reached a staggering rate of 20% or 1 in 5 people. This is more than triple the incidence in less developed nations. Such a gap in the numbers of individuals afflicted with eczema begs the question; what is causing an increasing number of people to […]

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What Facial Eczema Says About Your Health

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No matter how itchy or painful eczema on other parts of your body is, having it on your face may have the most impact on your life. You cannot hide your condition under your clothes and you cannot retreat away from the world. It fills you with dread and non-stop worry. This worry and constant […]

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Your Genes and What It Means For Eczema

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Scientists have yet to undeniably prove a genetic tendency toward eczema. Yet, it is clear that eczema has a tendency to run in families. Scientists and health experts who have studied all forms of eczema under the assumption that there is a link between genetics and eczema have found many effective methods of treatment and […]

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Common Household Eczema Traps

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Finding the specific allergen or irritant which is causing your eczema is important. If you can learn your eczema triggers, you can avoid them. If you can avoid your triggers, you can stop your eczema. In some cases of eczema, like atopic dermatitis, it may be difficult to determine the root cause of your eczema. […]

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Eczema Causes – What Causes Eczema?

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There are many different forms of eczema, also called excema, and this means that there also many different eczema causes. Some people only classify the eczema causes into 2 groups, externally triggered and internally triggered. To help you better understand the nature of your eczema, this article will explain subgroups of externally and internally triggered […]

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Understanding The Different Types Of Eczema

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Eczema, also called excema, is a type of disorder where the skin changes, becomes inflamed, and the symptoms can be seen on the skin’s surface. This inflammation is caused by fluid building between skin cells. In very acute cases you will see fluid seeping from the afflicted areas. There are many different types of eczema […]

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