4 tips for managing eczema

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Eczema is a term for a group of medical conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed or irritated. The most common type of eczema is known as atopic dermatitis, or atopic eczema.

Eczema affects about 10% to 20% of infants and about 3% of adults and children in the U.S. Mostly with the regular treatment this disease can be controlled.

The exact cause of eczema is unknown, but it’s thought to be linked to an overactive response by the body’s immune system to an irritant. It is this response that causes the symptoms of eczema.

   1. Apply coconut oil:

Coconut oil does a great job of sinking into the skin and filling in that inter cellular space that’s opened up and caused you to lose moisture. It’s a lipid, of course, and fats and oils are what you need to prevent your skin from drying out and becoming…

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