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Eczema recovery 101: how to cheat during The Eczema Detox (or The Eczema Diet)

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Eczema recovery 101: how to cheat during The Eczema Detox (or The Eczema Diet)

My eczema (when I had it) was on my face, especially around my eyes, and it was on a couple of fingers, and my recovery seemed to be pretty quick while on the Eczema Diet. The initial recovery was a 3-month period of following the diet religiously and taking the supplements, going through the detox process to get my skin clear. However, post my initial recovery I have since: travelled, had some set backs, seen some surprise flare ups, cheated, reintroduced foods and understood more about my patterns and triggers for eczema (post here). So I thought I'd tell you about my latest eczema...

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How does alkalising help eczema?

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How does alkalising help eczema?

If you have ever read The Eczema Diet you'll know that Salicylate sensitivity is the most common chemical sensitivity that eczema sufferers have. It can cause a worsening of eczema in more than 60 percent of people with eczema, and the rates appear to be increasing. Well, back in the 1950s alkalisation was used as an effective treatment for eliminating salicylates from the body and this research can help to reduce your eczema symptoms. According to research in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, medical staff at hospitals used alkalisation to treat salicylate poisoning (from aspirin overdose - aspirin is made up of salicylates)....

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