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The link between probiotics and recuperation of eczema! Do probiotics for eczema work?

Approximately 31.6 million people suffer from eczema or other types of atopic dermatitis (AD). Eczema is a skin disorder caused by immune dysfunction, environmental factors, stress, and skin irritants. The immune response instated by innate resistance following vulnerability to substances or tissue damage. Nevertheless, the unreliable immune response commands a severe inflammation response and uncontrolled tissue degeneration and breakdown. Sensing of the internal microbiota by the host mucosal immune system plays a significant part in supporting intestinal homeostasis and producing systemic protective responses. Thus, the use of probiotics is a potential alternative method for maintaining wellness and preventing and treating diseases. Probiotics are "live microorganisms," which, when consumed in adequate amounts as part of food or supplements it can provide health benefits to the user. Three extensively researched probiotics are: Lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium, and Saccharomyces and prove to be effective in increasing the immune system and gut flora. Why is this important when we are talking about Eczema? According to the National Eczema Accociation,

Meaning the immune system tends to dramatize when foreign substance come in contact with the inside or outside of the body, causing an inflammatory response. The inflammatory response will then manifest symptoms of itchiness, rash, or even pain to the skin. Another article published by the National Institute of health posted that a balanced probiotics intake of Clostridia and Bifidobacteria can decrease allergic reactions in children(Ozdemir, 2010). Many believe that by maintaining the flora (good-bacteria) balance in the gastrointestinal tract, it helps boost the immune system (Burgess,2017). Taking a good probiotic, fish oil and a B-complex are all good supplements to help support immunity and aid in decreasing symptoms of Eczema. References: Burgess, L. (2017, August 15). Do probiotics for eczema work? Retrieved from Özdemir, O . (2010, June). Various effects of different probiotic strains in allergic disorders: an update from laboratory and clinical data. Retrieved from January 08, 2018

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