Eczema is a chronic skin disease that affects over 31 million Americans. There are many types of eczema but the most common type is atopic dermatitis. Eczema causes the skin to become red, itchy, inflamed and sometimes painful. Eczema sufferers have an impaired skin barrier which allows moisture to escape. The impaired skin barrier also puts them at risk for infection. It is frequently seen on the cheeks, around the eyes, hands, wrists, elbows, behind the knees and backs of legs. The skin can get intensely itchy and scratching makes the symptoms worse. It's a viscous cycle. Excessively dry skin can trigger eczema flare-ups so keeping the skin moisturized is critical for eczema relief.
Many people don’t know their triggers so it can make managing eczema both frustrating and challenging. It is important to manage stress, get a proper amount of sleep, eat a healthy diet, and if possible avoid allergens. Both ECZEMA CARE formulas are safe, organic balms that can be used along with other interventions for both relieving and preventing flare-ups. Some of the benefits are: