If you have eczema, you usually have a sense of urgency that yyou need to find a cure that works right away. This is due to the constant itching as well as excessive dryness of the skin. You have many choices at your disposal from conventional drugs, lotions, creams, and even home remedies. But today, we are going to discuss why using home remedies can be an approach to explore.
Some synthetic methods have side effects and not everyone can tolerate oral steroids. This is sometimes given for moderate to severe cases of eczema. Some home approaches include bathing with oatmeal, adding flax seed oil to salads, using a natural oil moisturizer and adding vitamin supplements. Eliminating dairy products and nuts may also improve your skin. Some people cannot tolerate anything made with wheat. This makes restaurant eating difficult, but there are more options for people due to the high amount of allergies today.
When you use a natural approach you still may choose to use an antihistamine to have a good night’s sleep but you may also use omega 3 oils to help with inflammation. You still should check with your doctor on whatever decisions you make. Certain natural supplements may conflict with other medications you take.
Sometimes eczema can get infected and it’s always important to have a consult when you have any bacterial infection. Kids are not vigilant about washing their hands and this can lead to jumping from playing at recess to scratching their skin. Outdoor recess mighr involve sports on the grass and rolling down hills. This means that dirt can get under the nails and infect the skin if one scratches it. Warn your child about these risks but keep your eye on any infections that may develop.
Natural remedies can soothe inflammation and also lead to nice improvements if allergens are removed from the diet.