Almost 1 in 5 of us suffer from atopic eczema at some time during childhood. Many parents try to make changes to their child’s diet to try and improve their skin – but how effective is this and what are the clues to detecting when a food allergy may be causing problematic eczema?
Almost 1 in 12 young children suffer from a food allergy and they seem to be getting more and more common
Mild to moderate symptoms typically affect the skin, the respiratory system and the gut.
The best treatment for a food allergy is to completely avoid the problem food.
The last 40 years have seen dramatic rise in allergic diseases particulary in the Western World.
Eczema may be associated with immediate food allergies, delayed food allergies or both.
There is a very close relationship with eczema and immediate food allergies