Atopic Eczema (AE) is also known as Atopic Dermatitis (AD) and is regarded as the most common form of eczema.
Symptoms and Affected Areas
The skin can become red, sore, dry, cracked, and of course itchy. Although it can affect any area of the body, Atopic Eczema often affects the hands, insides of the elbows, and backs of the knees. Infants and children who suffer with AE often experience symptoms on the face and scalp also.
Individuals suffering with Atopic Eczema usually experience periods when symptoms are less severe and sometimes unnoticeable, as wells as periods when their eczema flares up. AE can have a significant impact on a person’s life, whether directly suffering from the condition or caring for someone that does.
What can be done?
At this moment in time, there is no cure for eczema, and the current official view is that the medical profession should manage it. To a very large extent, this view is based on a lack of understanding of why eczema arises and why it can continue for so long. All the information and evidence needed to explain eczema is in the medical literature.
Dr Harley suggests that Atopic Eczema, unpleasant as it can be, is in fact a simple reaction by the skin to irritants. He uses the term “product-maintained dermatitis” to demonstrate how products being used to manage eczema are actually maintaining the eczema.
The EXeczema® programme and EXeczema® product range are suitable for all ages and available to all who suffer with eczema. By committing to the programme and using only gentle EXeczema® skincare products, people world-wide have come to fully understand eczema and gained control.
The knowledge and understanding necessary to explain your eczema, or the eczema of someone you care for, is made both available and accessible by Dr Harley Farmer in his must-read book – “What is eczema? A path to ending the misery (2nd Edition)”. Included in the book are many EXeczema® success stories, involving individuals who have taken control and chosen to enjoy happier lives with healthy skin.
You too can control eczema with the correct action. The knowledge and understanding gained regarding your individual eczema will allow you to stop causing eczema. The skin will then do what skin does best, reach a healthy balance and protect the person within.