How can I deal with the emotional impact of eczema?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Eczema, especially when it occurs on the face, can have an emotional impact. Learning about the condition and how to manage symptoms can help you cope. For example, develop a daily skin care plan and stick to it, to help keep symptoms at bay. Since stress can aggravate symptoms, consider ways to control it through relaxation techniques such as meditation. There are a variety of topical medications that can help treat symptoms and flare-ups. Consult a dermatologist for more information.


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