01/6Simple ways to deal with eczema during summers

Simple ways to deal with eczema during summers

Eczema is a medical condition that causes the skin to feel irritated and inflamed. It can cause an itchy feeling on the surface of the skin which can also cause a rash. The area then starts appearing dry and scaly and the skin can turn red too. Staying indoors during summer time can really help eczema from increasing as the heat and sweat can trigger the issue. It is also very important to maintain hygiene and prevent sudden outbreaks even when you're indoors. We've got you a few easy things that you can do in order to keep a check on your eczema not flaring up on a sudden basis as it could otherwise be a difficult situation to deal with.

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02/6Get rid of that stress

Get rid of that stress

One of the major contributors for eczema is stress. Hence, you need to calm yourself down and relax your mind from taking any kind of stress. Avoiding stress will not let your condition get worse during these hot months. You can indulge in some breathing exercises and creative activities to keep yourself busy.

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03/6Drink lots of fluid

Drink lots of fluid

Drinking lots of water is highly recommended for good skin and health too. Water has the ability to flush out the toxins from your body which can otherwise irritate the skin. It is very important to drink plenty of water to avoid skin outbreaks and also stay hydrated.

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04/6Don't scratch

Don't scratch

Scratching your skin can make the issue even difficult to handle as it breaks the top layer of the skin which causes bacterial infections and worsen the eczema. You can opt for a cool compress to be placed on the area that can minimize the itchiness and provide some relief from aggrevation.

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05/6Keep your skin moisturized

Keep your skin moisturized

Dry skin can trigger Eczema more. Make sure you always have a moisturized skin. Choose products that are fragrance-free and dye-free, more greasy than creamy. This will lock the moisture in your skin and make it easier for you to deal with eczema.

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06/6Wear loose, breathable clothes

Wear loose, breathable clothes

Since these are the hot days of the year, you'd anyway not like to wear tight clothes. And if you suffer from eczema, you should preferably wear loose and breathable clothes all day long. Wear super comfortable fabrics and pay more attention to the colours of your outfits too. Dark colours attract more heat and synthetic fabrics can cause skin irritation as well.

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