Dermatitis Cream. Natural treatments for dermatitis, scalp dermatitis. Psotherapy is a line of natural products designed specifically to combat flaking and dry.
Dermatitis is not a life-threatening condition, neither common nor contagious, however, it can negatively affect the patient’s everyday life feeling uncomfortable and embarrassed.
The dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that affects around 5-20% of children
and 1-3% of adults. It is manifested itself as eczematous lesions due to an alteration of skin barrier characterized by redness, dryness and itching of the skin. These symptoms can affect the whole
body or specific areas like hands, neck, abdomen or inner part of extremities. It is not a life-threatening condition, neither common nor contagious, however, it can negatively affect the patient’s
everyday life feeling uncomfortable and embarrassed.
The genetic factor
How much a person is genetically predisposed to getting the
The genetic factor plays an essential role in the development of the disease.
The following images show how the future child can suffer from dermatitis if one of the
parents or both have the disease.
These three examples display the likelihood of developing dermatitis:
The last image C shows that both parents suffer from
dermatitis. In this case, the future child has 80% chance of developing the disease. Despite the fact that the percentage is significantly high, other factors can trigger the development of the
disease and the way the skin is affected. However, we cannot forget about skin reactions to external agents in the process of dermatitis development.
What are the causes of
Most common and known causes:
• Exposure to allergens, or other substances that cause allergy
symptoms- (food, mites, pollen, nickel, etc.) (read the blog for further dieting information)
• Exposure to irritant agents, that is, substances that cause
skin inflammation. There are two groups: primary skin irritants produce direct inflammation on those areas of the skin they contact with and secondary skin irritants that, unlike the first
group, produce similar effects but after a period of exposure to a substance;
• Excessive cleaning - can alter the natural PH in the dermis
causing too much dryness, poor elasticity and red spots with itching sensation.
Knowing the causes is not enough for preventing the
development of the disease; the symptoms analysis will provide us with useful information to identify the type of dermatitis and to avoid what is harmful to the
Read more on symptoms, reactions and types of
dermatitis in the next article.
A self-diagnosis based on symptoms and blemishes is not always easy because sometimes considerable overlapping and
similar features are observed among skin lesions. Although each skin condition has different causes and developments, it is essential to be aware of what is happening in our body to treat and
fight what is affecting us.
Reaction, symptoms and type of dermatitis
According to the duration, there are two types of reactions in our body. We are talking about repeated reactions or severe
dermatitis with a short duration, and chronic dermatitis with a long duration alternating periods of improvements and more or less serious exacerbations.
As it is mentioned before, there are many types of dermatitis. We focus, to be precise, in some forms of dermatitis that have
few but distinctive features allowing the disease to be identified.
We have already defined the different types of dermatitis. Now, we will show that the disease can vary according to age group:
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Due to dermatitis
For use in combination with Psotherapy Body Wash
Available in 50ml format