How to Heal Skin Problems

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Common skin problems include acne, eczema, rashes and psoriasis. Just as there are many kinds of skin problems, there are also many treatments available. It may take trying several different treatments before your skin problems are healed. If the skin condition is severe, it's best to consult a dermatologist right away. If not, several remedies might help.

  • Supplement your diet. Certain vitamins and supplements are recommended to heal skin conditions. Essential fatty acids are effective because they have anti-inflammatory benefits. One supplement that provides essential fatty acids is evening primrose oil. The recommended dosage is 1500 mg per day. Vitamin C can be taken to alleviate skin rashes. The recommended dosage is 1000 mg per day.

  • Do yoga. Yoga purifies the blood, which then purifies the body. Yoga can provide relaxation and relief from stress exacerbates many skin conditions.

  • Consult an allergist. Skin ailments are often caused by undiagnosed allergies. According to Dr. Alan Rockoff, contact dermatitis can often be caused by allergies. The allergist will generally conduct extensive testing and then determine proper treatment. Treatment depends on the type of allergy. It may be as easy as altering your diet.

  • Drink more water. At a minimum, you should consume eight glasses of water per day. Water flushes toxins out of the body. While water won't necessarily cure skin problems, it will assist in nurturing the overall health of your skin.

  • Consult a dermatologist. While not the most inexpensive way to heal skin problems, it may very well be the most effective. Often the treatment includes a prescription medication or a prescription cream of some kind.

Tips & Warnings

  • Consult with a doctor regarding for the proper dosage for supplements.

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