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Supplements For Itchy Skin
Itchy skin (pruritis) is a typical symptom of several diseases, including diabetes and dermatitis (skin inflammation). With the talk of essential fatty acids (omega-3s and omega 6s) as anti-inflammatory agents, treatment of the condition should be focused on using some of these topically to moisturize skin and reduce itching. Normal external acne treatments can control this skin problem. Taking pills (supplements or prescriptions) for it isn’t as powerful.
This is because the effective medicinal contents of the supplement might not make their way to the affected part of the skin.
Chia seeds and omega-3s and 6s
Chia seeds are known to have the highest known concentration of plant omega-3 fatty acids on the planet. Although you normally eat chia seeds, researchers are currently testing a 4 percent chia seed topical treatment oil. This oil exciting as it is is showing early benefits. Dietary oral supplementation with omega-3s, such as fish oil has shown a modest benefit in studies and is worth a try as well. Omega-6 supplements, such as evening primrose, may also have some benefit.
Use Oats On The Itchy Skin
Oats may have some benefits for itchy skin. It soothes inflammation, and colloidal oatmeal has been utilized to treat itching and skin irritation. It is easily available in most grocery stores and there’s minimal risk in using it on the skin.
Help With Skin Conditions
If you are suffering from a skin condition like the one discussed above do not hesitate to consult your doctor. A professional dermatologist will be able to fully diagnose the condition you are suffering from and provide the treatment you need. Some skin conditions can be symptoms of deeper and more serious medical problems. As such it is always important to seek profesional medical advice from your doctor or a dermatologist.