Eczema is generally considered a cold-weather condition, but surprising to some, the warmer weather may trigger more eczema flare ups than cold weather.
Hot weather is the most common trigger of eczema, especially in children. Heat causes water loss which dries out the skin. Dryness breaks down the skin’s natural barrier which can then no longer protect it from irritants and toxins, allowing them to get into the skin and cause damage.
Here are some tips courtesy of the National Eczema Association on tackling eczema when the weather heats up:
Disclaimer: Information provided is of a general nature only, and you should always consult your medical professional.
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