If you were recently diagnosed as having eczema, you likely have many questions. One of the most common questions asked is about a cure. Many wonder if they can beat eczema and for good. In most cases, yes!
When it comes to determining if you can beat eczema for good, there are a number of factors you must take into consideration. They include:
Your cause. There is no single cause for eczema; it has many different causes and they vary from individual to individual. Some patients get the uncontrollable urge to itch when their body is exposed to hot or cold weather. Other have a reaction to airborne allergens, such as mold, pet dander, and dust. Other common causes are certain foods and close contact to certain chemicals, such as those found in scented lotions and perfume.
The key to stopping eczema at the source is to eliminate your trigger factors, but what if you can't permanently eliminate them? You will always come into some contact with pets and pet dander, which may cause an eczema outbreak. In this and other similar cases, you can beat eczema, but it may not be for good.
Your stress levels. Stress is often attributed as an eczema cause. Some medical experts believe otherwise. Although some claim stress cannot cause eczema alone, they do agree that it can lead to a flare-up. Those suffer from atopic dermatitis are more susceptible to an outbreak when suffering from stress.
What does this mean? It means you can keep your body well moisturized, you can change your eating habits to eliminate skin irritating foods, and for forth. These will clear up your eczema and possibly stop it for months. However, the moment you have a stressful day at work, you could experience an outbreak.
Beating eczema for good is possible, for some individuals. As an adult suffering from eczema, the risk is always there. You could go years without any complications, only to wakeup one morning and have a flare-up. Aim for beating eczema for good, but also focus on ways to treat and manage atopic dermatitis. Incorporating organic and skin-healthy foods into your diet, as well as constant moisture can provide long-term relief.