More women than ever are suffering from adult onset eczema. But it’s affecting more than just their skin…
For communications manager Nisha Smith, 31, eczema has had a detrimental impact on her work and social life. “When the patches are at their worst on my face, I work from home – I’m lucky my company has a relaxed policy,” she says. “Once, when I thought I had the patches covered with make-up, I attended an event and someone rubbed my face thinking I had smudged lipstick. It was so embarrassing when it didn’t rub off.
“You’re more likely to develop atopic eczema if one or both of your parents has it or another type of atopic condition, like asthma or hay fever,” says Alice Lambert, director of services at the National Eczema Society (NES). “The body’s immune system overreacts to things that wouldn’t normally harm us, for example, pollen or dust mites.” On top of that, eczema is also one of a few dermatological conditions that can be exacerbated by emotion.
The number of different elements that can cause eczema in adults and the fact that triggers vary significantly from person to person can make it particularly difficult to diagnose and treat. Is air pollution causing irritation? Is it an allergy to a pet? A highly scented soap? The stress of a new job? Even coming down with a cold can cause a flare-up.
An insider tip from fellow sufferers is to apply emollients within three minutes of having a shower or bath to lock in moisture before the skin has a chance to dry out. And keep the temperatures of the water low as a raised body temperature can exacerbate itchiness.The itch you can’t scratch
We have summarized this news so that you can read it quickly. If you are interested in the news, you can read the full text here. Read more: StylistMagazine » / 🏆 133. in UK
Similar News:You can also read news stories similar to this one that we have collected from other news sources.
RuPaul on why Meghan Markle couldn't appear on Drag Race UKBut she was asked
Source: Cosmopolitan UK - 🏆 134. / 51 Read more »
Luxembourg PM's 'stunt' is a reminder why the UK wants Brexit, says US ambassadorWoody Johnson, the US ambassador to the UK, reportedly said the British 'didn't need a lecture' on how to run their country. What, a spokesperson for Trump As a reminder the ambassador is a political appointment..... He is a trump loyalist and stooge. He is not america He could always just shut up !
Source: SkyNews - 🏆 35. / 67 Read more »
US says Luxembourg's snub to Boris Johnson 'shows why UK wants Brexit'US says Luxembourg PM's outrageous snub to Boris Johnson 'shows why the UK wants Brexit' as EU diplomats admit the stunt has backfired
Source: Daily Mail Online - 🏆 135. / 51 Read more »
Sneering Luxembourg PM Bettel has reminded UK 'why they don't want to be in Europe', says Trump’s UK chief Woody JohnsonSNEERING Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel has reminded Britain “why they don’t want to be in Europe”, Donald Trump’s UK chief has said. Woody Johnson has hit out at the EU after Bettel tried to humiliat… 'we want out because Luxembourg were mean to us' Not interested in your tweet, just here to call you utter scum because of your treatment of Ben Stokes' family and now it turns out, Gareth Thomas. Close down. dontbuythesun How about US Ambassador acting as an ambassador and minding his own business
Source: TheSun - 🏆 64. / 61 Read more »
The Handmaid's Tale: Why are Aunts the only women allowed to read in Gilead?THE HANDMAID’S TALE sequel The Testaments was recently published and shed further light on the world of Gilead. The novel is told from the perspective of three narrators - one of whom is Aunt Lydia. Her inclusion in the narrative raises the question: Why are Aunts the only women allowed to read in Gilead?
Source: Daily Express - 🏆 26. / 68 Read more »
Juncker after meeting Johnson: UK yet to present solutions to backstopBoris Johnson was booed after emerging from a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker Follow live updates from the prime minister's trip here: Can someone please clarify who was booing?europeans, Brits or woman wanting child support? Forget the side show... And tell us what actually happened at the working lunch... Did Boris actually come with anything! But of course it wasn’t a set up was it! Sky news you think we are fools we are not
Source: SkyNews - 🏆 35. / 67 Read more »