web stats
post

5 Solutions For Fast Eczema Relief

 

7349 101413 gs7349 5 Solutions For Fast Eczema Relief

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a rather itchy skin condition that sometimes comes with dry, red patches, cracked skin, weeping, bleeding and crusty skin. Eczema can sometimes be a challenge to manage, but here are 10 really good solutions for relieving the itchness and pain that comes with eczema.

 

  1. Wear 100% cotton clothing- some fabric types, such as polyester, wool, and other synthetic materials can irritate the skin. Wearing clothing that contains 100% cotton helps the skin to breathe, and causes little to no irritation.
  2. Opt for lukewarm water when bathing- Taking a bath or shower with hot water is a no no. The hot water pulls natural oils from the skin and makes the skin severely dry. Keep the water as lukewarm as possible.
  3. Keep the air moist in the winter- winter is double harsh on eczema sufferers because the air outside is cold and dry, and you walk into your home and that air is warm and dry. Keep a humidifier handy to keep the air in your home saturated with a little moisture. This will help combat dry cracking skin.
  4. Change bedsheets weekly- most people fail to realize that eczema can also be allergy induced. A bed full of dead skin cells and dust is a breeding ground for mites, and that will make your skin condition worse. Wash your sheets in a dye and scent free laundry detergent weekly to get rid of dirt, dust and oils.
  5. Find a gentle skin cream- Looking for a good skin cream can be a challenge, but Eucerin is a drugstore favorite. Find skin creams that are recommended by National Eczema Association. You are looking for something to not only hydrate the skin, but protect it.

Shop for treatments at Drugstore.com

 


Speak Your Mind

*