3 Steps to Managing Skin Allergies
An effective approach to managing skin has three . Firstly you must understand the condition, you must discover if anything is your skin , and thirdly you must look after your skin.
only affect the respiratory or digestive systems, but they can also affect your largest organ-your skin. As with other the system overreacts to the presence of certain substances and releases inflammation- producing chemicals. Do some and talk to your . You can be confident of controlling your skin condition better if you’re sure you understand what causes it.
The in managing a skin is the allergens and that start the itching/ scratching cycle. There are over three thousand known triggers for skin . are natural, but there are of man– made too.
A common man– made is latex, which comes from the of the Brazilian rubber tree. The natural proteins and those added in the manufacturing process can an . people are that this can lead to if you wear latex gloves. latex is also present in baby , balloons, pencil erasers and elastic bands in undergarments. There can also be problems when latex airborne and are . If you have a latex try to avoid the material and use vinyl or plastic where possible.
Nickel is another . In addition to the nickel- containing metallic objects like coins and jewelry, nickel is also present in everyday objects like scissors, and kitchen handles, and zippers. , eye shadow and eye pencils also contain nickel. Experts estimate that the number of people suffering from a nickel has risen about 40 in the last decade. of this is believed to be due to the of body piercing. Some foods also have natural nickel content and people who suffer severe symptoms may need to their diet under medical supervision. At present there’s no way to desensitize a person with a nickel . Avoidance is the strategy.
The third of effective is looking after your skin. The easiest thing to do is to keep your fingernails short to reduce the damage caused by scratching.
Managing your skin‘s condition means firstly moisturizing and softening the skin to it doesn’t dry out. Your may recommend you use topical corticosteroid to control the inflammation.
When you take a bath soak in lukewarm water for 20 to 30 . Don’t have hot or showers, as the heat will increase skin and itching. You can add oatmeal or baking to the bath for a soothing effect, though it doesn’t help moisturize the skin.
Use a mild or anon-soap with neutral pH (pH7). If you wish to add bath do so after you have been in the water so that it can seal in the . Don’t use bubble as they can form a that stops the bathwater moisturizing your skin.
After the bath dry yourself by your skin with a soft . This helps retain . after drying your skin apply a or emollient cream to help your skin retain the .
To look after your skin you’ll also need to avoid situations where you’ll extreme physical contact, heavy perspiration, or heavy . This may mean avoiding some sports. Swimming is if you the chlorine from your skin as soon as you leave the pool, and use a moisturizer after drying yourself.
Follow these three and you’ll be to control your skin and minimize its impact on your everyday life.