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Updated: Mar 19

Eating a lot of sugar can be the cause of eczema.

I’ve had eczema all my life. Itching and scratching all the time. I had it on my scalp, in the back of my head, the pit of my arms and on the back of my legs.

Of course, my Mom took us to the doctor who gave us medicine that worked somewhat. It caused me a lot of stress, trying different things to clear it up.

Since I’ve gotten older my eczema has gotten a little better, but I do have flare ups and for some reason or other it would come back.

For me eating a lot of sugar, stress and anxiety, all these things can cause an outbreak. But I wanted to do a little more research for myself and on myself.

Stress and Eczema

What I noticed about myself was that when I was stressed it was easier for a breakout of eczema to happen. If I had a lot of sugar that day, (candy, soda, ice cream etc.), it was worst.

I was in a distressing situation which was directly affecting my health and my immune system was weakened. The research I did on the immune system talks about how much of your immune system is in your gut or colon. I learned that the colon functions it’s best with healthy probiotics.

Eczema can show up anywhere on the body. I hate it when it shows up on my face!

Probiotics and Eczema

So, I started taking a probiotic and noticed it made me feel better. I started eating different types of probiotic foods, like, sauerkraut, and kefir. I really saw a difference with the sauerkraut. What I was really impressed with is that it made a difference with my eczema.

Neem for Eczema

I also used Neem powder when I have a break out. I would put half a teaspoon in a glass of water and drink it down. Neem powder is very, I mean very bitter. So, if you can’t handle bitter tastes then get your Neem powder in capsule form. Neem powder is good for you.

Also, I have used Neem oil which is also very good to put on your skin where you may have eczema. I really like using the oil, only thing the oil has a strong, pungent smell. It’s not the kind of smell that will run you out of the room, but it is strong. I only use it when I’m home alone or at night before bed.

I’ve researched some articles that said that eczema could be connected to fungal overgrowth, such as Candida.

These remedies have truly helped me with my Eczema. Give them a try they may help you too.

Please leave a comment and let me know if you have tried any of these things for eczema and let me know what worked for you.

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