Winter can be brutal for those suffering from Atopic Dermatitis, Eczema, or dry skin. This blog shares five ways practitioners can help their patients combat dry, itchy skin this winter.
Interestingly, people with eczema report much worse itching at nighttime. Melatonin is vital to regulate the circadian rhythm allowing for efficient sleep, and supplementation in children with eczema may significantly improve sleep duration and quality.
Steroids work well to treat eczema, but many side effects can be concerning. Generally, steroids are safe to use but overuse can lead to side effects such as skin thinning. Read about five non-steroidal treatments for eczema to consider.