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Yoga for Eczema
01 May

Yoga for Eczema

What is Eczema?

Eczema is one type of condition where patches of skin become inflamed, itchy, red, cracked, and rough. The word "eczema" is also used correctly to talk about atopic dermatitis, the most common type of eczema.Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin.Some people outgrow the condition, while others will continue to have it throughout adulthood.


Symptoms of Eczema:-

The Rashes commonly appear on the scalp and cheeks.

It usually bubbles up before leaking fluid.

Rashes can cause extreme itchiness. 

It may interfere with sleeping. 

They are also common on the neck, wrists, ankles, and the crease between buttock and legs

It can lead to skin infections.


Current Scenario of Eczema

31.6 million Americans are estimated to have symptoms of eczema, including 17.8 million with symptoms of atopic dermatitis.

Worldwide, about 20 percent of children and up to 3 percent of the adult population have some form of eczema. 

Those who live in developed countries or colder climates seem to be more prone to developing eczema.

Hand dermatitis accounts for 20–35% of all U.S. eczema cases, affecting up to 10% of the U.S. population.

Studies have found that 1/3 to nearly 2/3 of children and young people with atopic eczema also had a food allergy.

In a 2007 U.S. survey, just over one?third (37.1%) of those with eczema symptoms reported a physician diagnosis.

Worldwide, about 20 percent of children and up to 3 percent of the adult population have some form of eczema.

Source:- Eczema


Yoga for Eczema:-

1. Uttanasana:-

This asana helps to increase the circulation of blood in the face, neck, and head. 

It helps to relax the facial muscles and balance out the hormones, thereby promoting healthy skin.


2. Trikonasana:-

This asana helps to pump new lots of blood to your face.

It helps to remove toxins, kill free radicals, and also clear out blockages. 

Any trapped stress in the facial muscles is relieved. 

Your skin is left healthy and glowing.


3. Bhujangasana:-

When you stretch and open up your heart, your breathing improves. 

When you take in more oxygen, a better circulation route created. 

It removes toxins and kills the free radicals in the system. 

This asana also regulates hormones. 

Premature ageing, acne, sunburns, psoriasis, rosacea, and many other skin problems can reduce with the practice of this asana.


4. Janu Sirsasana:-

This asana works on balancing the hormones and clearing toxins from the system.

It also increases blood and oxygen supply to the facial muscles. Your skin feels refreshed and rejuvenated.


What Food to eat when you are suffering from Eczema?

Apples

Blueberries

Cherries

Broccoli

Spinach

Cow’s milk

Eggs

Soy products

Gluten

Nuts

Fish

So these are the food to eat and yoga asanas to do while suffering from Eczema.


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