Eczema (also known as dermatitis) is a skin which can strike at any age causing misery for the patient.
1 in 12 adults have eczema in the UK.
The name comes from the greek word ‘ekzein’, which means to boil – and indicates the intense sensations and symptoms it can cause.
Mild eczema is characterised by:
Moderate to severe eczema might have:
Scratching is very tempting to relieve the itch, but generally makes the condition worse by damaging the skin and making it more prone to infection.
Tackling eczema can be a complex matter.
Mulberry House Clinic in Northamptonshire offer a new natural light based therapy which can help relieve the eczema quite considerably.