Did you know that over 90% of people with eczema have colonies of bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus) growing on their skin? It worsens the skin’s allergic sensitivity and inflammation. Aloe Vera’s gentle but powerful anti-microbial properties are clinically proven.
The exact cause of eczema is unknown, but it's possible to manage the condition. Good nutrition, stress management, avoiding some common chemicals, clothing made of natural fibers...there are quite a few tricks and tips to help you break the Itch-Scratch Cycle, reduce inflammation and lessen your chance of new flare ups. Here's a round up of articles on this blog that you might find helpful, including findings from the National Eczema Association.
Let me know what other concerns you may have about eczema or other topics that would be of interest to you.