The typical treatments (topical corticosteroids, antihistamines, UV light therapy, immunosuppressants and others) have so far worked only for a small number of people … and can have very nasty side effects.
But just recently, a breakthrough method that you can start right now without taking any medication has been discovered and is currently helping people across the globe.
I would wake up and feel fine — calm and clear headed — for about 5 seconds. But then I would look down at my arms, and what I saw was a disaster.
My skin was bright red, oozing, and flaking off in chunks. Often my arms were bleeding from frenzied scratching throughout the night.
Every day it was the same. I got dressed as fast as possible, in long sleeves, to hide my skin from myself.
At school I could disguise my ugly arms with long-sleeves, but not my neck. And let me tell you: It. Was. Ugly.
But the day I lost ALL my remaining self confidence was when a "popular" guy asked me if I was contagious, in front of three of his friends. He looked visibly disgusted, and they laughed in my face. By the end of the day, rumors had spread and I had earned a new nickname: "Redneck".
Frustrated and ashamed, and quite frankly, fed up with it, I did what any sane human being would do. I went to the doctor.
I was initially prescribed powerful corticosteroid creams to rub on my skin. And while they appeared to work great at first, I noticed that my skin became dependent on these powerful drugs.
My doctors promised me that this eczema treatment would heal my skin, but as soon as I… Read more…