Skin is our mask in a way, but in this case, The facade does not hide but reflects everything that happens inside. Its characteristics, color, elasticity, change, wrinkles… indicate any small imbalance of the body, whether because of external causes (sun, allergies, stroke) o internal (Stress, anxiety, disorders of other organs, poor diet…)
The good condition of our cover reflects the good state of health. For thoseI keep skin healthy we will help prevent disorders That sometimes we do not have so much external connection with this organ.
Skin symptoms that indicate health problems
If we neglect these preventive rules, we facilitate many disorders that directly affect the skin or may manifest through it. The first symptom will be aesthetic: wrinkled skin, loss of elasticity, spots… but opens the way for other positions skin. Let’s look at the most frequent:
Reddish plaques on various parts of the body
Atopic dermatitis or eczema is an inflammation of the skin that manifests itself as Reddish plaques, usually on various parts of the body (especially the inside of the elbows and knees) and can support Itching, blisters, crusts…
Its causes may be related to allergies for some foods (milk, fish, nuts…), mites and pollen, and also for some Medicine (for example, anti-inflammatory and antihypertensive), soap, chemicals and tight-fitting or synthetic clothing.
In addition, eczema flare-ups can be triggered by Stressful situations, emotional tension or states of anguish and anxiety.
rash on different parts of the body
Acne is a skin condition caused by a change of sebaceous glands goes with Pore closure pops up especially as a result of hormonal changes Which stimulates sebum production during adolescence, menstruation or pregnancy. However, it can be aggravated by stress.use some drugs (birth control pills) or drug abuse abundant food.
hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating It mainly appears on the hands, armpits, face and feet.
Although the cause has not been established It is thought to be related to hyperactivity of the sympathetic fibers. This may be due to an endocrine disorder or a disease of the central nervous system.
itching all over the body
urticaria, an allergic skin disorder that usually occurs with Pruritus and inflammation that causes intense itching.
It is usually related to the ingestion of certain foods or drugs. such as penicillin, sulfonamides or anticonvulsants, or, in some cases, from exposure to sunlight.
it is produced by a virus After the first infection, the body becomes inactive Waiting for another chance to appear. opportunity usually comes when someone fall in defense (weakened immune system), with menstruation in or with many women emotional stress.
scaly and swollen plaques
psoriasis a chronic disease that produces scaly, swollen plaques Caused by abnormal growth of skin cells.
it mainly affects elbow, knee and scalp,
Causes are unknown, although they have been linked to keratinocytes.Major cell types in the epidermis.
for possible triggersDermatologist María Jesus Torres explains that “although it is the most unknown among skin diseases, a clear connections between stressful situations or increased anxiety with its development”.
Stress will produce an increase in adrenaline levels which will increase blood flow to the skin and exacerbate the problem. It is also related to an excess of toxins.
Skin diseases with emotional origin
as you can see, Emotional disturbances can trigger or aggravate skin conditions.
So Importance of taking a complete medical history To determine whether it is a temporal pathology hereditary, immunological or allergenic factors or result in Mental Disorders Built-in
and he is Mood is also reflected in the skin,
In factThe connection between the skin and the nervous system goes back to our first embryonic stage.,
ectoderm (outer layer of the embryo) is the cause of Formation of skin, sensory organs and nervous system.
We communicate with the environment through the skin, It is our security and our contact with the outside world.
Every square inch of skin contains thousands of sensory receptors connected to the brain.
through the skin we feel a caress or coolness; we blush in situations that cause us modesty or shame; we sweat before a state of anxiety or fear; gives us goosebumps In the face of fear or cold…
second time It may be an emotional disorder that manifests itself or triggers dermatitis, psoriasis and others skin condition.
Traditional treatment for skin diseases
Las infections by fungi, bacteria and viruses They are usually treated with antifungals.
in dermatitis and urticaria Triggers can be varied. According to Dr. Torres, in most cases they occur when an allergen comes into contact with the mast cell and the latter, to combat it, lreleases histamine, which causes irritation,
But “situations of great distress, such as the death of loved ones, have been added also with increased immunoglobulin (IgE) which can cause dermatitis; In situations of extreme stress, cases of transient alopecia are typical,” explains Dr. Torres.
For these terms, Allopathic medicine prescribes antihistamines and corticosteroidsWhile they solve the immediate problem (the skin manifestation), they do not prevent it from developing again at some other time.
To Dr. Torres, treatment with corticosteroids” may be necessary In the first phase for patients presenting serious pictureBut it should not be used continuously, especially because of rebound effect that usually causes,
Middle negative effects of corticosteroids Depression Variation in skin, hindering healing pigmentation skin, increased sharpness (hypersutism), prevalence of viral skin infection and, one of the most dangerous, the risk of familiarization of the organism with the drug and, therefore, of More frequent recurrence of the problem.
Treating a skin disease that means patient lives up to the name, as patience is as essential as the will to improve.
Psychological treatment for skin problems
for natural medicine Many dermatitis are ways that the body seeks to release hidden emotions., Therefore, one should not dismiss parallel psychological therapy along with other therapies to help the patient face their innermost fears.
According to Dr. Daniel Bonnet, Hives may reveal feelings of victimization, exploitation or oppression, or aggression toward oneself.but with the desire that others may know it. anger can be extracted as dermatitisAnd this ulcers and abrasions of hands reveal some self-deprecation,
Our protective mask may be the first to show a mental problem of which we are not aware.
Both natural and homeopathic medicine begin with the idea that lHealing follows an inside-out process; As a result, the skin may be the last organ to heal. The patient should know that the skin is not a separate organ and must be Overall diagnosis.
Thus, without neglecting important aspects that may make conventional treatments necessary, it is advisable to start natural remedies Although it is necessary to combine them with the first, they will help Attenuating or reducing the pharmacological effect.
For Doctor Bonnet, “a good treatment group can make homeopathy and chinese medicine To balance the organism; herbal medicine for detoxification and as a topical application; nutrition and hygiene to prevent and support the immune system, and psychological counseling to recognize internal tensions”.
Treating skin disease means that the patient lives up to the name, because Patience in this matter is as important as the willingness to improve. Recovering skin health involves correcting the problem that caused your condition and that sometimes takes a profound change in habits.
natural remedies for skin problems
Diet and hygiene should always be taken care of with any treatment related to skin health.Due to which many functions of this organ get activated properly.
use of the sauna or Steam bath with lavender scent To clean the holes.
is it important Keep face clean; soap and water Enough to control fat.
have to use clean clothes every day To prevent infection.
dermatitis or eczema
swimmingwith hot and cold baths and wraps, always under medical supervisionHas proven to be very effective.
it is recommended add oatmeal to water And don’t use aggressive soaps; Pat dry without rubbing and apply moisturizer,
clothing should be looseBetter if it is cotton or linen.
Las moist compress with saline They also give relief from burning.
Of course keep the immune system healthy So that you can fight the herpes virus. it’s also convenient avoid sun rays With protective cream.
appeared once, Fenugreek flour poultice accelerates cooking along with pustules tea tree oil. Chocolate and peanuts are known to promote the growth of the virus.
Diet is important in treatment: should ensure the supply of vitamins A, C. E, folic acid, omega-3 fatty acids, selenium and zinc, and Moderate animal fats, alcohol and tobacco.
as a palliative It is recommended Avoid stress, take sun bath, keep skin hydrated To prevent dryness and flaking, take toiletries To reduce the thickness of the plates, take a bath with hot water and sulfur water.