3 Laundry Tips for People with Eczema 0
Living with eczema can be difficult. Even the most mundane things in our lives, such as picking out clothes, can already be a difficult hurdle for people with this condition. One particular hurdle that people with eczema have to go through is making sure that their clothes won’t aggravate their condition.
Even if your whole attire is hypoallergenic, if you’re not careful in how you wash them chances are you’ll still trigger your eczema and suffer for it. Fortunately, there are ways to make sure that your clothes, or the way you wash them, won’t aggravate your eczema and here are three tips to help you with that:
Allergic to Colors? Be Wary of These Dyes 0
If you’re wearing a colored shirt and hives suddenly sprouted all over your body then there’s a chance that you might be allergic to certain dyes. If that’s the case then you should be allergic to the following dyes:
When Scent-sitivity Strikes 0
If you experience getting headaches, or if you have trouble breathing, and your skin got irritated after spraying a perfume, cologne, or room deodorizer, you may be one of the millions with fragrance sensitivity.
Common Eczema Myths Debunked 0
Eczema is a genetic condition and is not contagious. You cannot catch eczema simply by coming into contact with a person who has it. However, it is able to spread to other body parts on the same person. People with eczema are more prone to infections because defects in the skin barrier could allow germs in.
Since eczema is genetic, the chances of your baby getting it too is higher. According to a study in the November 2011 issue of The Journal of Pediatrics, 60% of eczema cases appear within the baby’s first year. However, reducing the chances of your baby having it is possible, by using moisturizers. A study from the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology concludes that daily use of moisturizer can in fact decrease a child’s likelihood of developing eczema.
Organic Products: Go or No? 0
Organic skin care products and items are very popular now, and they can be seen and bought online and from physical stores. However, there is still an ongoing debate whether going organic is really safer or not. Here, we list some of the reasons why you should consider using organic products.