Top Tips For National Eczema Week

 

Top Tips For National Eczema Week

 

National Eczema Week is just around the corner so to help those who may suffer from the irritating skin condition here are a few tips on how to help it:

 

Don’t feel like you suffer alone

The media really doesn’t help with one’s self esteem at the best of times so when flawless models with perfect skin are littered across billboards and magazines it’s easy to feel abnormal when having eczema.  But in fact it is incredibly common with millions suffering from eczema and even 1 in 5 children having the skin condition. Admittedly there are different types of eczema with different levels of severity, but the most common types are known as Atopic Eczema and Contact Dermatitis. The most severe types of eczema should be treated with prescribed steroid creams. Regrettably there is no cure to eczema and irritation can only be managed and eased.

 

Keep moisturised

Eczema causes you to break out in itchy dry scaly patches of redness. This not only can be painful but can also make people very insecure in their own skin...[Read More]

16 / 09 / 2016

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Atopic Eczema Uncovered!

Allergy Awareness Week 2015, runs from 20th-26th April, and it aims to raise awareness and draw attention to the plight of the allergy sufferer. Highlighting the issues faced by those with allergies, as well as encouraging people to talk about their allergy and to help others!

Here at What Skin Needs, we want to do the same, so to mark this great week; we are going to start by taking a look at Atopic Eczema…

 

What is Atopic Eczema?

Atopic eczema, which is also called atopic dermatitis, is an inflammatory condition of the skin. Atopic means relating to or caused by, a hereditary predisposition to developing allergic reactions, such as eczema, hayfever or asthma after exposure to specific allergens such as pollen, food or insect venom.  Eczema is the term used to describe changes in the upper layer of the skin. Eczema symptoms can include redness, blistering, oozing, crusting, thickening and sometimes pigmentation on the skin. ...[Read More]...

 

09 / 04 / 2015

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