Smorgasbord Health 2017 – Top to Toe – The Skin – Eczema -Genetics or Lifestyle

As always Sally’s posts about our health always offer sound advice. I know many who suffer from exzema and psoriasis. Are they linked to diet or genetics this post explores that 🙂

Smorgasbord - Variety is the spice of life

In the last post I covered a general overview of the role of our skin and also the nutrients it requires to be healthy. I wanted to expand on that with a couple of specific posts from 2014 on eczema and other common skin conditions.Today I will look at the itchy and very debilitating eczema since this condition can be complex to get rid of. There are many different causes but usually there is a link to a family associated tendency towards Asthma, Hay fever and allergies. As you will see as we move through the post this genetic link goes back more than just a couple of generations.For example in our recent history in my family there is a link to asthma. My grandmother died of the disease at only 52 in 1945 before there were effective treatments. My mother suffered from hay fever and was allergic to penicillin…

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  1. Doctor Jonathan

    Being one who believes in BALANCED living, it is my opinion that ALL of these factors play into the outcome people experience. Adjusting the different available components to determine the best combination for INDIVIDUAL results has always been my approach. Results certainly vary and heavily rely on patient compliance, but a willingness to approach aberrations (skin conditions, asthma, etc…) from this perspective offers better outcomes.

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