Eczema is a descriptive term that refers to itchy, red, thickening and
scaling skin eruptions. Dermatology texts will list a number of conditions
under the term eczema and the classification can be confusing. Itching is
the dominant symptom and can be severe.
Atopic dermatitis is the prototype of food allergic skin disease. This
type of eczema often appears on the face as patches of reddish, scaling
skin. As eczema worsens, the skin becomes itchier, red, thickened, grooved,
and may blister, weep, and crack. The typical distribution of eczema is on
the face, behind the ears, on the front of the elbows, the back of the
knees, the hands, neck, and trunk.
We find it helpful to think in terms of the origin of the problem and
classify eczema in a simple way; the skin condition is either allergic
(immune -mediated) or something else is going on. If allergic, the triggers
are either food or surface contact materials or both. Food allergy probably
accounts for much eczema; the rest is external allergy-irritants, infection,
and injury to the skin through vigorous itching. The Solution = Alpha
Nutrition Program. Complete diet revision is essential to solve the
problems of eczema, and chronic urticaria (hives) since many food antigens and food
borne chemicals may be involved. There is no reliable test to identify them.
To solve eczema, consider doing the slow track on the Alpha Nutrition
Program with the option of supportive medication for the first few weeks
of recovery - antihistamines and optional prednisone if the problem is
If the eczema triggers were in the food supply, the skin inflammation
should diminish and then disappear.
Slow food reintroduction is then required to screen returning foods
for allergic activity.
Learn More About Eczema
- Introduction to Eczema
- Eczema in Infants
- Eczema In Children
- Eczema as Food Allergy
Skin in Health and Disease
is a book about skin health and skin care
that offers solutions to specific skin disorders. The good news for many suffers some chronic skin disorders is that
complete diet revision will often improve and sometimes resolve skin symptoms.
This book focuses on the most common skin disorders that can be controlled by
changes in skin care, diet and the environment. Eczema, for example, is
sometimes an expression of food allergy, or allergy to contact materials.
Dermatologist may deny the food allergy causes, so that their patients often
have to make independent decisions. In all aspects of medicine, we advocate
responsible self-management and offer this book as primer and reference for
self-managers with skin problems.
The book, Skin in Heath and Disease is intended to be used with the Alpha
Nutrition Program. This text provides background knowledge, helpful in
understanding skin disorders and the relevance of diet revision. Often a food
Alpha ENF is the best way to begin recovery
and the Alpha Nutrition program is an ideal way to design a safer, healthier
long-term diet. If diet revision is appropriate to solve your Skin Disorders,
you can order the the Starter Pack Option.
We recommend diet revision to people with
- Moderate to severe eczema
- Persistent or recurrent hives of more than 4 weeks duration
- All skin disorders associated with digestive disorders.
- All skin disorders associate with inflammatory arthritis
- All skin disorders associated chronic ill-defined illnesses.
- Dermatitis Herpetiformis
- Moderate to Severe Psoriasis
Starter Packs bundle
the Alpha Nutrition Program, with other books and formulas to help you get
started solving your health problems. The starter packs are sold at discounts to
make it easier and affordable for you to learn more and try our nutrient
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