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Keep Eczema Under Control Without Resorting to Steroids

Most people who have suffered from eczema know that steroids really don't help in the long run and often lead to a vicious cycle of thinning skin and tearing leading to more itching and breakouts that increase in severity causing the need for more and more powerful steroids. You can't win.

I've had eczema on and off for many years and I've learned the hard way how to be preventative. Here are my top 3 ways to do that.

1. Eat more fish. The Omega 3 fatty acids found in fish, flax and walnuts, help our skin to stay supple. If you don't always have time to cook, here's a way to get a good dose in a vegan treat made with coconut oil, walnuts and flax.