Eczema a safe and effective alternative treatment to corticosteroids and other modern medication will probably surprise you. The treatment has to do with the fact that eczema is an autoimmune disease.
To understand the treatment we need a brief explanation of our immune system.
Our immune system consists of 2 part, an inflammatory response and a regulatory response.
The inflammatory response is started by the body in response to some irritation. It is a good thing in the beginning as it mops up the irritant. It is a bad thing if it continues too long. This is then known as an autoimmune disease.
Eczema is an autoimmune disease. The inflammatory response does not stop, resulting in the inflammation and the silver plaques of skin.
The regulatory response is controlled by the microbes (ProBiotics) in your gut.
Caesar babies are very prone to autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, asthma, rhinitis (runny nose), allergies to name a few. Very often Caesar babies suffer from a number of these conditions.
Because Caesar babies never went down the mother’s birth canal they never were exposed to the mother’s microbes (ProBiotics) so their immune system is compromised.
Our recommended treatment for eczema is a daily dose of a probiotic. Not just any old probiotic. The probiotic must have the following
- Live culture, not the freeze dried cultures you find on the retail shelves
- a broad range of strains, the more the better. A minimum of 5 at least
- colony forming. Not much use if they are too easily excreted
- known beneficial strains.
My son and I both take a Noster ProBiotic daily!
My safe, side effect free treatment for eczema is one Noster ProBiotic daily. It is a capsule and can be opened and added to milk or yoghurt.
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