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Stopped Sugar - Eczema gone

Postby Jessbeebee on Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:39 pm

For 18 months, eczema drove me crazy. I could not resist scratching my feet and my fingers. It was awful.

I began taking medication. Made home-made oils to soothe my skin. Went to various doctors. One even said it was hives, not eczema. More confused than ever.

In April 2017, I began to be concerned with my pre-diabetes condition. While researching, I stumbled upon a book that examines the toxicity of sugar in our diet. Yes, of course, I loved my sugar. I add it to my cups of tea every day. It is also hidden in the milk portions and the breads I love.

So it was my prediabetic condition that made me cut out the obvious sugar and the hidden sugar. In about two weeks, I noticed an unintended but interesting effect: my skin was itching much less! In a month, the itch was almost totally gone!

There are small relapses. Sometimes, during weekends and on birthdays of friends, when I do indulge in sugary foods - the cakes, ice cream and the soda. On such occasions, I notice the itchiness comes back to a degree, and because I revert to my sugar-free diet the next day, I guess the toxicity does not build up. But again, such treats are rare and far between. The relief I have gained from eliminating sugar is so wonderful, that giving sweet pleasures is totally worth it.

I don't know if science confirms sugar as one of eczema's triggers, but in my case, I believe there was a connection. Try a diet that's free from sugar. What's the harm? Save yourself from diabetes, weight-gain, and perhaps eczema! Peace and healing!
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Re: Stopped Sugar - Eczema gone

Postby Marcie Mom on Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:31 am

Thanks for your sharing! Sugar is inflammatory, linking to many conditions so not taking the additional sugar is a good move, and happy to know that you're better now!
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Re: Stopped Sugar - Eczema gone

Postby anuskasantos on Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:20 pm

That's fantastic that you have stopped sugar, and your eczema is gone now.


What other things did you eliminate from your daily life in relation to food. As i'm doing a diet at the moment that is helping my eczema a lot. But i'm just a bit unsure which types of meats I'am allowed to eat; as I looked in the internet for what types of meat I can eat but nothing come's up. Also At the moment i'm only eating fish and vegetables and nothing else. So no sugar and other things that may affect my skin condition.

Thank you

And well done. :)
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