There is no specific diet for dyshidrotic eczema, but there are some general dietary guidelines that may help to prevent or reduce flare-ups. These include:
– Avoiding triggers. Common triggers for dyshidrotic eczema include stress, anxiety, heat, sweating, and contact with irritants such as soap or detergent. Identifying your own personal triggers and avoiding them where possible can help to reduce the frequency and severity of flares.
– Eating a healthy diet. A nutritious diet helps to support the skin’s barrier function and overall health. Include plenty of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein in your meals and snacks.
– Staying hydrated. Adequate fluid intake is essential for healthy skin. aim to drink 8-10 glasses of water per day.
– Taking omega-3 supplements. Omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties which may help to reduce eczema symptoms. They are found in fish oils as well as flaxseed oil and chia seeds.