Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2013
A recent article by livescience.com discussed the continued growth of eczema cases, which have grown to nearly 15 million, mostly effecting children and infants. For many, the skin condition disappears away with age, but many adults are finding their symptoms have worsened since a their youth. Probiotic Action shares industry insight on the causes of eczema, and how it may be related to acne.
As the article by livescience.com states, many are turning to topical antibiotic treatments, anti-fungal ointments and other acne like products to treat their eczema. While the sources of eczema vary from one individual to the next, often rough, dry, flaky skin is caused by an allergic reaction to outside elements, fibers like wool, colds, stress, or other illnesses that weaken the immune system. At a first glance the above listed are very similar to many causes and symptoms of acne, which is often why many of the treatments are the same.
Probiotic Action spokesman, Fernando Perez explains why using a natural acne remedy to help reduce the side effects of eczema may help those with the skin condition,
“For those with severe eczema, often breakouts are worsened by dry, cracked skin which create an environment for bacteria and infection to grow. If you notice, many of the prescribed treatments for eczema contain antibiotic properties, similar to the ones used for acne- there is a reason for this. When the skin is interrupted, and immune system is compromised, the balances of good and bad bacteria react on the skin, and infection occurs”.
Perez suggests that instead of using an antibiotic acne treatment that may “over treat” a skin condition, he suggests using a topical pro
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