What is eczema?
Eczema is a general term for many types of skin inflammation. The most common form of eczema is atopic dermatitis . However, there are many different forms of eczema.
- Eczema can affect people of any age,mostly ion infants but can occur throughout life.
- People with eczema often have a family history of the condition or a family history of other allergic conditions, such as asthma or hay fever.
- Eczema is not contagious,
What are the causes of eczema?
- It is a defect of the skin that impairs its function as a barrier, possibly combined with an abnormal function of the immune system, are believed to be important factors.
- It can be triggered by substances that come in contact with the skin, such as soaps, cosmetics, clothing, detergents, jewelry, or sweat.
- Environmental allergens may also cause outbreaks of eczema.
- Changes in temperature or humidity, or even psychological stress, can lead to outbreaks of eczema in some people.
- Eczema most commonly causes dry, reddened skin that itches or burns.
- Intense itching is generally the first symptom in most people with eczema.
- Sometimes, eczema may lead to blisters and oozing lesions, but eczema can also result in dry and scaly skin.
- Repeated scratching may lead to thickened, crusty skin.
- In children and adults, eczema typically occurs on the face, neck, and the insides of the elbows, knees, and ankles.
- In infants, eczema typically occurs on the forehead, cheeks, forearms, legs, scalp, and neck.
Homoeopathic treatment for eczema
Eczema is not a skin deep disease. It calls for internal, deep acting homeopathic treatment. Homeopathic treatment offers excellent treatment for Atopic Dermatitis or Eczema.
Major benefits of homeopathy could be summarized as under:
- It addresses altered immune system, treating the roots of this autoimmune disease.
- It is not superficial but deep acting; gives lasting to almost desired results in most cases.
- It is absolutely harmless, safe and non-toxic.
The total length of treatment varies form case to case, depending on
- Duration of Eczema
- Areas affected
- Extent of spread
- Previous medication