Sunday, 4 March 2012

Beat Your Eczema Skin Disease Now

Eczema is very common these days, and there are tens of millions of suffers all over the world. It's worse for some than others, some people don't even know they have it, while others are living lives that are entirely altered because of it. You'll find some tips below that will help you get some relief, no matter how badly you have the affliction.

Use Coconut Oil-
Many people would have you think these days that coconut oil is just about the healthiest thing in the whole world. I don't know if that's true or not, but there are certainly a lot of benefits being reported by eczema sufferers. Coconut oil contains something called Lauric Acid, which is only discovered in one other place-human breast milk. The human and soothing qualities of this ingredient are pretty powerful-apply coconut oil to the areas affected by Eczema, and you will see exactly how powerful it can be.

If you suffer from Eczema, one of the most essential things is to keep the area clean and free from bacteria, dust etc. Practically nothing does this better than bathing or showering regularly, some specialist recommend it as often as twice a day. This can work wonders, but you have to take extra care, as the continuous washing away of the skin's natural oils will result in drier skin, which is in turn prone to increased Eczema intensity. This leads to the next point...

As we said, drier skin is much more prone to Eczema, and this is because it is less flexible so will often crack and flake, particularly areas around our joints. The key to averting and preventing this is to moisturize regularly. If you can do it after bathing, all the better. Applying the moisturizer to damp skin is excellent as it will allow some of the moisture to stay sealed into your skin.

You are what you eat. Sound familiar? The food we eat is the fuel our body uses for every single method, including healing and fixing skin. You can run your car on coca cola and beef burgers can you? Well your body battles to run with that kind of fuel just as much. It's thought that foods with very acidic content can cause an increase in Eczema symptoms, but this can create complications, as many very good foods are high in acid-fish, tomatoes etc. The best way to combat this is to see a dietician and get some meal plans custom made for you. You can also combat the acid by taking kelp supplements-these are very high in alkali, and can neutralize the acids in your system.

Eczema is truly a nightmare for lots of people, but it really doesn't need to be. In most cases, if you take some time and apply some intelligence, you can see real benefits. Hopefully these guides will provide you with some benefit.


  1. Great little site,some great info there,hope you can put up some more posts soon.

  2. Hi.Thanks , yes im in the process of getting more helpful post up,
    hope to see you back soon.
    Thanks Amanda

  3. Hi Amanda thanks for the helpful tips eczema as with many skin conditions is so misunderstood...delighted to see some great advice and a positive approach to combatting what can be a devisting difficulty for many people - Thank you again and looking forward to seeing more from this site - Jennifer