Chronic skin problems are very common and although they are not dangerous, they can really dent your confidence. Most skin conditions are not possible to cure but you can alleviate the symptoms and often you can do this using natural methods. Medication for skin conditions can often have side effects so using different methods is usually advisable. Let’s take a look at some of the most common skin conditions and how to eliminate them as much as possible.
This is a medical condition that makes the skin become inflamed, red, and itchy. It is most common in infants, but it does affect around 3% of adults too. The cause of eczema is unknown and although it is not dangerous, the affected area or skin can get quite sore and very itchy. An organic product that is definitely worth giving a try for those with Eczema and also safe to use on little ones is eczema honey. This is a smoothing cream that when applied moisturizes even the driest of skin and eliminates the redness associated with eczema.
This is a super common skin disorder that results in red bumpy areas and flaky skin. The most common areas that this affects on the body is the scalp, knees, elbows and back. Rashes sometimes become painful and are extremely itchy to the point of being unbearable. There are many things you can try for psoriasis, but unfortunately it is something that will never completely go away. Steroid creams and certain moisturizers are known to work and treatment for more severe cases can include light therapy and medications that can unfortunately cause serious side effects.
Acne is something that is known for being very common in teenagers, but for about 20% of people, these stubborn spots can carry on into adulthood. Greasy skin and a surge of hormones is usually the cause of acne outbreaks, but it is not a sign of being unclean! The spots are most common over the face, back, shoulders and chest. The most serious cases of acne are very painful and can leave horrible scars. Some things to try to eliminate your acne includes apple cider vinegar, tea tree oil, and witch hazel. Although there are many creams out there for acne, it is thought that these natural methods work better.
This is a common illness that usually affects the face, particularly the nose, chin and cheek area. The appearance of rosacea is redness and tiny little pimples. The condition is thought to stem from a weakened immune system and is more common in women with fair skin. Some methods that you can try to get rid of any symptoms associated with the condition include aloe vera gel and taking prescribed medication from your doctor.
The skin conditions that have been mentioned are pretty common and not really anything to worry about in terms of danger to your health. Trying natural methods to alleviate your symptoms associated with these conditions is the best step, but sometimes consulting a doctor and going through more serious methods is necessary.