Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

Condition Description

A chronic, recurrent itchy rash that may involve any part of body especially elbows, knees, the face or around the mouth. Often involves dry skin.

Common Symptoms

  • Dry skin
  • Disposition to bacterial infections
  • Typical allergy symptoms like runny nose, stuffy nose and asthma

Underlying Causes

  • Hidden food allergies
  • Contact irritant, climatic exposure, sweating
  • Microbial organisms

Traditional Approach

  • moisturizing creams like DML Forte, Aveeno, Curel, Neutrogena, Eucerine
  • Antipruritics to relieve itching like benadry, hydrozyzine, PrameGel, Zonalon

EHAC Approach

  • Look for inhalant allergy and treat it
  • look for nutritional deficiencies like Zinc and Vitamin A
  • Omega 3 supplementation with flax oil, fish oil
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